Microsoft Shared View – Remote desktop sharing within a firewall

I’ve come across a very clever but little known (and free) Microsoft application called SharedView, that allows you to share your PC, for demos, remote assistance or other collaboration. You can choose to share your entire desktop or just a single application (e.g. your browser to demonstrate a web app).
 
You start up SharedView (you need a MS Live account), create a session, then send out email invites. The email contains a link that the attendee clicks to join your session (they don’t need SharedView on their PC). It allows up to 15 connections, with each attendee getting their own coloured mouse pointer with name alongside, so you can see who is pointing at what! The clever bit is that it uses a cloud-based infrastructure, so there is no direct connection between host and attendees, meaning it will work through any corporate or home firewall.
 
Just thought it might come in handy for someone.
 
URL ishttp://www.connect.microsoft.com/content/content.aspx?ContentID=6415&SiteID=94 

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