ShowMyPC Remote Access

ShowMyPC Remote Access

Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 28 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.6
  • Total Downloads:
    132,174
  • Date Added:
    May 24, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.35MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    164
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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5 stars

"Works Like a Charm"

October 29, 2014  |  By Jen Sain

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3152

Pros

The software is simple and to the point, works great. We use it to help other people remotely, in most cases these are our known clients.
The process to handle a screen sharing session cannot be easier as far as I can see. You share screen and you give password to someone to view.

Its unfortunate that some users abuse it for calling other people. All the review related to calling are not the software's fault, ShowMyPC infact has a support team that is really helpful, and they did hear our feedback of putting warning on the website while downloading the software.

Cons

Could use adding more feature, but a 2MB exe doing the whole sharing is in fact pretty cool.

Summary

Overall a great software, very useful website. All I have to say, keep the good work up.

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5 stars

"Works great!"

June 02, 2014  |  By KSKAB

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3152

Pros

The tool meets my small business needs perfectly, allowing me to conduct meetings and provide remote support. The simplicity and ease of use make work a breeze. I specially appreciate the HTML Viewer which makes running meetings quick and seamless.

Cons

Free version has limitations on session length.

Summary

Well suited for anyone looking for a quick and easy meeting solution.

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1 stars

"SCAM!!! These people are fake."

December 10, 2013  |  By AmyofEscobar

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3152

Pros

Nothing good about it

Cons

EVERYTHING!

Summary

Here's the news report:
http://www.katu.com/news/problemsolver/Scam-artist-calls-wrong-number-gets-caught-235173251.html?tab=video&c=y

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1 stars

"They claim to be whoever they want. System Mechanic 4me"

October 16, 2013  |  By who63

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3152

Pros

None. These people are after your money, anyway they can get it. By Hook, or by crook. They say they are from any company they "Know you'll believe".. Never, never go to any site they tell you to go to, & Hang up on them.

Cons

They are Cons! I don't know where they got my information. But with what they knew about my Iolo System Mechanic Subscription, I'm guessing someone from Iolo is selling customer data. They knew my phone number, full name, my subscription end date. I'm a computer tech myself, so the 1st time they called from 323-257-8886, then 303-351-5184, then yesterday (10.15.13) again 303-357-5178. Do Not go to the website they give you! I went just that far this time because I wanted to know, where the www would take me (STUPID!) Just by going there, He was able to put a folder with all kinds of activeX files, & I'm now getting a DOS window popping up every-time I turn my PC on, but i can't catch what it is. I GOT WORK TO DO NOW! I'm angry

Summary

I called iolo twice, because i knew the calls were fishy. I've used the program for years, & Never got these calls. Both times, the Tech said, "We do not call customers for any reason". OH.. the excuse was, "They were watching my PC from the Iolo server, & could see Errors, & wanted to remotely connect to fix it. The first time, the website was a Adware, maleware program site, but I didn't write it down. Yesterday, it was showmypc.com. Someone within Iolo is selling Customer information, & or, they've been hacked. I just shut my auto renew off with system mechanic, & calling all my customers i can remember who bought it on my word. I'm not saying System Mechanic itself did anything, but until I said to them yesterday, "I was no longer recommending their software to customers, family & friends until I knew this was fixed, & I was not renewing when my subscription ended." Thats the 1st time the guy said, "He'd contact their fraud dept, & report it."

Updated on Oct 16, 2013

Whether it works or not, turn them in anyways! If I could get to "New Deli, India", where everyone showmypc.com said they were calling from. Their heavy accents convinced me. AND, further more, I found out System Mechanic "Real Tech Support" is out of New Deli India. I'm done with System Mechanic. If i can't understand the tech support persons broken English, then what good are they to us customers.

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1 stars

"Please read how this tool is abused by hackers."

June 27, 2013  |  By Bavanandan

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3152

Pros

showmypc.com.

Cons

2 people called me on my house phone, told me they were from Windows Microsoft, that I had error report going to Microsoft from my computer and they went into my computer remotely and told me they could fix. They said my Windows warrantee had expired and wanted to sell me a 1yr for 25$ more yrs. more money. I told them I would have to check it out. Less than 10 min passed and another call. That's when they said my computer was crashing. I told them it was covered by insurance, they hung up. I did lose a few programs but nothing I can't live without. These people had external access to my computer. First thing I had to do was press windows icon on keyboard and letter r at same time it took me to a website called showmypc.com. Were these people really representing Windows- Microsoft? If not who should I report it to? They also originally gave me a call back number in case I changed my mind. 1800-651-2595 but was told it would then cost me 125.00.

Summary

callers informed me windows warantee expired, said my computer was about to crash and they controlled my computer externally, some icons started to disappear on desktop. I turned computer off.

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1 stars

"Very slow screen refresh"

June 11, 2013  |  By JesperBimmer

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3152

Pros

Based on TightVNC

Cons

No problems with connection between computers
but slow screen refresh :-(
especially compared to the other, such as teamviewer.

Summary

An unprofessional solution built on top of TightVNC,
If you try ShowMyPc.com then remember there are NO refund.

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4 stars

"Works like magic"

September 05, 2011  |  By samrat331

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3055

Pros

Showmypc works like a charm. I have been a long time user and used it over many different networks. It just gets the job done to connect you to remote users.

Cons

Free version does not save private Ssh information but we got the trial of the private version.

Summary

exceptional product and a very helpful staff Worked with us to build an inhouse setup for us.

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5 stars

"Quick and easy"

July 06, 2011  |  By jansitra

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3055

Pros

Good to use software. I use it daily for our general office meetings.
Very light weight and easy to use.

Cons

cant really think of any

Summary

Great for meetings. Free to use.

Updated on Jul 6, 2011

The new features like web based chat, password free meetings are really useful we have paid for a premium version and it just cannot get more easier to conduct our office meeting. The part I love is the meeting room that can always stay on from our private website.

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1 stars

"beware, they make it very difficult to cancel"

May 12, 2011  |  By simugoob

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3055

Pros

cheaper then gotomypc, but has file transfer that free logmein doesn't have

Cons

simple signup, try to cancel and you'll have to jump through hoops,make phone calls to their 3rd party credit card billing service etc. Sleeze operation thinks that making it hard for customers to cancel is good business strategy...it isn't

Summary

STAY AWAY, BETTER TO USE AN EXPENSIVE SERVICE LIKE GOTOMYPC which is one click to cancel, or just use the free Logmein sevice!

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1 stars

"Showmypc to remote viewer does not work."

April 30, 2010  |  By kverhage

 |  Version: ShowMyPC Collaboration 3010

Pros

Looks simple to use.

Cons

Doesn't work. It just hangs there and the troubleshooting page just says to go to another computer. How many computers do they think I have?

Summary

Nice idea but failed in execution.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.6
Version 2.6 new mechanisms to recover the viewers from disconnected connections. Central SSH Hosting has been moved to faster network, new settings. Help and update facility added to Interface.
General
Publisher ShowMyPC
Publisher web site http://showmypc.com
Release Date May 24, 2007
Date Added May 24, 2007
Version 2.6
Category
Category Networking Software
Subcategory Remote Access
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista, middle SSH server
Download Information
File Size 2.35MB
File Name ShowMyPCSSH.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 132,174
Downloads Last Week 164
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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