Desktop Environments

How do I install remote control software on my Windows PC?

0. If you don't have winzip on your PC, download it from the LPL FTP Site and install it on your PC.

1. Download the VNC exe file (vnc-3.3.7-x86_win32.exe) from the LPL FTP Site.

2. Run the WinVNC setup program. Double-click on the VNC on your desktop. Click through the setup screens, taking all defaults. On the "Select Additional Tasks" screen, click all four boxes.

How do I scan documents and convert them into pdf files?

  1. Login as lpluser (no password) to the Windows 2000 PC in Room 331. 
  2. Use Explorer to create a new folder under C:\users\yourname. 
  3. Double-click on the HP Precision Scan Pro 3.01 icon. 
  4. Place the first page of your lecture notes in the upper-right corner of the HP ScanJet 7400C's glass bed (face-down) and close the lid. 
  5. Click Scan -> New Scan. 
  6. Wait for the lamp to warm up (one minute). 
  7. Use the mouse to outline the area of the scanned page that you wish to record. 
  8. Click Scan -> Save As. 

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