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 application onto the new host computer.

Task 1:

  1. Using the computer you wish to install GoToMyPC on, log in at

  2. At the bottom of the My Computer page, select + Add This Computer

  3. At the bottom of the Install GotoMyPC Software page, click Install GoToMyPC. The “gotosetup.exe” file is downloaded.

  4. Open the “gotosetup.exe” file and follow the prompts.

  5. Click Yes when prompted by the User Account Control.

  6. In the GoToMyPC Installer window, click Next, wait for the installation to complete and then select Next.

Results: GoToMyPC is installed.

Task 2: Register your host computer with your GoToMyPC account information:

  1. Enter your account information (email address and account password), then click Next.

  2. Create a nickname for the computer, then click Next.

  3. Create an access code for the computer, then click Next.

Note: If you accidentally close the Enter Account Information window, you can access it any time by right-clicking the GoToMyPC icon in the system tray and selecting Register Computer.

You will see a Registration Successful window once you are done, and the new computer will appear on your My Computers list so that you can access it at any time.