How do I remotely manage my Windows 10 PC?
“I have a Windows 10 PC at home, but now I’m in a school thousands of kilometers away. I wonder if it is possible for me to do Windows 10 remote PC management?”
How to remotely manage Windows 10 PC [Three options]
Here in this part, we’ll introduce three options to remotely manage Windows 10 PC.
Option 1. Remotely manage Windows 10 PC via Computer Management
Step 1. Before starting, you need to find out the computer name of the remote computer. Right-click This PC on the remote desktop and then choose Properties.
Step 2. Note down the remote Device name, you’ll need it late.
Step 3. Press Win + R, type in “mmc.exe”, and then press Enter to open Microsoft Management Console.
Step 4. Click File first and then choose Add/Remove Snap-in.
Step 5. Choose Computer Management, and then click Add.
Step 6. Enter the name of the remote computer, and then click Browse to check the computer name. After this, click Finish.
Step 7. Assuming you connect successfully, you can now use Computer Management remotely to that remote computer’s resources and settings as if you were physically sitting at that computer’s keyboard and monitor.
Note: You need to assure that remote services are running, and the appropriate firewall access has been allowed for remote access to the tools you wish to use.
Option 2. Remotely manage Windows 10 PC via Windows Admin Center
Windows Admin Center is a browser-based program that allows users to manage Windows machines remotely. Before getting started, please notice, Windows Admin Center can only be installed on Windows 10 version 1709 or later
Step 1. Download Windows Admin Center from the Microsoft Evaluation Center and install it on your Windows 10 PC.
Step 2. When you are prompted with the Windows Security dialog, click More choices.
Step 3. Select the certificate labeled Windows Admin Center Client and click OK.
Step 4. Select Always Allow Access and click Allow.
Step 5. Click + Add under All Connections.
Step 6. Choose to add whatever resources you would like to add. Here we choose to add Windows PCs.
Step 7. Type the computer name and click Submit. The Windows 10 computer will be added to your connection list on the overview page.
Step 8. Then you are able to remotely manage Windows 10 PC. For example, you can check the Event log of the remote computer.
Option 3. Remotely manage Windows 10 PC via remote desktop software AnyViewer
The final option to manage remote Windows 10 PC is to use the free and easy remote desktop software AnyViewer to remotely access another computer and then manage it.
Step 1. Download, install, launch AnyViewer on both computers.
Note: AnyViewer also has an iOS version, you are also able to remotely control your PC from your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2. Go to Log in, and then click Sign up. (If you already have signed up on its official website, you can log in directly.)
Step 3. Fill in the signup information.
Step 4. Then you can see you successfully logged in to AnyViewer. Your device will automatically be assigned to the account you've logged in to.
Step 5. Log in to the same AnyViewer account on the two devices, then click Remote control to achieve unattended remote access.
Note: If you want to assign more devices to achieve unattended remote access, then you can upgrade your account to a Professional or Enterprise plan. Also, you can connect to another computer in privacy mode, which means you can black the screen and block the mouse and keyboard of the remote computer.
Step 6. After you’ve got full control of the remote computer, you can then open any program and manage it as if you’re using it actually.
This post mainly introduces three options to remotely manage Windows 10 PC. Specifically, you are able to manage a remote Windows 10 PC by using Windows Admin Center, Computer Management, or remote desktop software AnyViewer. The detailed steps have been introduced in this post. You can choose whatever you want according to your own needs.