HOW TO

How To Create A Desktop Shortcut To Connect To Host

Issue

Objective

Create a desktop shortcut on a Client computer to connect to a Host computer.

Environment

  • GoToMyPC
  • Windows PC
  • Client computer

Procedure

  1. Remotely connect to your host Windows PC from the client PC on which you want to create the desktop shortcut
  2. Click File in the GoToMyPC Viewer window
  3. Click Create Shortcut to <Host Computer Name>
  4. Click Yes
  5. Enter your account password and click Continue
  6. Click OK

Answer

Cause

Resolution

Additional Information

The first time you access your newly created bookmark you are prompted to enter your account password. This is the same password you use to log in to the www.gotomypc.com site. Subsequent visits will only require your access code.