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How do I install a host computer on Windows?

When you add a new host computer to your account, you will also install the GoToMyPC desktop app onto the same computer.

Step 1 - Install GoToMyPC

  1. From the computer you wish to install GoToMyPC, log in at
  2. Click + Add This Computer towards the bottom.
  3. Click Install GoToMyPC. The "gotosetup.exe" file will download.
  4. Open the "gotosetup.exe" file and follow the prompts.
  5. When prompted by the User Account Control, click Yes to launch the GoToMyPC Installer window.
  6. Click Next and wait for the installation to complete.
  7. You've successfully installed GoToMyPC!

Step 2 - Register your host computer with your GoToMyPC account information

  1. From the "Enter Account Information" window*, enter your GoToMyPC account email address and password. Click Next.
  2. Create a nickname for the host computer, and then click Next.
  3. Create an access code for this host computer, and then click Next.
  4. You have successfully registered your host computer! That computer will now be listed on your My Computers list.
    Note: *If you accidentally closed the "Enter Account Information" window, you can access it at any time by right-clicking on the GoToMyPC icon in your computer's system tray and clicking Register Computer.
Article last updated: 27 March, 2023