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Dear Sir,

In my project i want to control keyboard and mouse of another computer by using my computer's mouse and keyboard in a LAN. Is there any way to do that by using c# coding. So please help me to do that.


Thanks
Sujith T.P
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Even though this is a bad idea, certainly there is a way.

You controlled computer should act as a network server, and your controlling computer — as a client, the server performing keyboard and mouse input on its local computer by request from a client.

Therefore, you can develop and install on a server host some Windows Service working as a network service.

For simulation of keyboard and mouse input, use P/Invoked Windows API SendInput: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms646310%28v=vs.85%29.aspx[^].

For networking, you can use sockets, classical remoting or WPF, self-hosted by your Windows Service. Please see my overview of these approaches in my past solutions:
how i can send byte[] to other pc[^],
Communication b/w two Windows applications on LAN.[^].

For development of Windows Service, start here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/y817hyb6%28v=VS.100%29.aspx[^].

—SA
   

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