Remote Desktop Connection with SolidWorks

Hello,
I did a search on people's experience using Windows Remote Desktop Connection (RDP), which is a type of VPN I guess, to run solidworks
remotely. I've been doing this for a few months now, just 1 day a week when I work from home. It works surprisingly well, the video update is a little slow but most stuff works since all of the processsing is happening on the host computer.
Their are two places where it really slows down:
1. When trying to choose a plane to mate to in an assembly. It all but refuses to let you select planes in assembly mode.
2. When editing a revloved base. It also slows down when doing this.
None of this makes sense to me, since the host is doing the work, and the computer you are remoting from should just be showing the graphics imported.
I welcome any comments on this.
pope
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Pope,
I'm surprised it's even usable. Why not just load it on your home computer ?? SW allows this, at least in the U.S.
Regards
Mark

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Well the main reason is that we work almost entirely off a network drive, so If want to work on an assembly and have access to all components, I need to access that drive. I also need to be able to leave drawings in the correct places on that drive for people to access and to print to printers remotely.
Just don't know why planes are so weird over RDP.
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I have not used it in remote desktop, which everyone on our network but me uses remote desktop for all of their applications so I am very familiar with it. Since I am doing CAd I work locally on my computer. I have used gotomypc.com which is a remote application and I have had fairly good luck with it. I will have to give the remote desktop a try and see if I have the same problem. Have you checked your quality settings on the option screen when you connect to the remote?
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I have not used it in remote desktop, which everyone on our network but me uses remote desktop for all of their applications so I am very familiar with it. Since I am doing CAd I work locally on my computer. I have used gotomypc.com which is a remote application and I have had fairly good luck with it. I will have to give the remote desktop a try and see if I have the same problem. Have you checked your quality settings on the option screen when you connect to the remote?
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