Remote access

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I have a friend that wants me to do his bookkeeping remotely but he is using Reckon Accounts Plus 2019 on a desktop computer, is there a way to make this happen?
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Heather

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Posted 1 week ago

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You could log into his computer via Teamviewer or Ultraviewer or similar.

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Kevin Russell, Accredited Partner

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Correct Jerry. That's what I do
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Thanks so much, seems a bit expensive to run with teamviewer on top of the reckon licence, will have to look at something else.
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Well consider how expensive it would be to work on site. It's a business expense. It's deductible. Or use hosted. Or any of the other online offerings. You know years ago there was no remote access. We all used to manage. First time I used it was in 2002 and that was using satellite internet. It was barely tolerable. At uni I was using acoustic couplers because modems hadn't been invented. We've come a very long way
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Ultraviewer is free
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Heather, TeamViewer is free for personal use.  Just a thought.

https://www.teamviewer.com/en/credentials/free-for-personal-use/
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Teamviewer cancelled my account when i used it personally in our household network, if you read their terms and condition's thats not allowed

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I have read that Gerry.  We haven't had any problems, and it is just a thought.  People can try it and see if it works, or their account could be cancelled.
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Or you could do the right thing and pay for it
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Teagan Uttridge

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I use TeamViewer when I need to work to from home, other option is to move to reckon hosted. Its just a bugger when the internets down.
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Or you could use a laptop like I do