Remote Desktop is Microsoft's software that allows a user to access applications and data on a remote computer over a network.

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Remote desktop through a Mac's ICS to Windows host

Okay so long story short, I access the interwebs like this: university wifi (cant change routing seetings) -> MacBook -> Windows machine using ICS over ethernet (Cat5 cable) Having a monitor and my ...
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Using Laptop Solely for VNC Connection to Desktop

Question: Would it be reasonable to use a laptop solely as a Virtual Network Connection (VNC) client of my main desktop's VNC server? If so, what would be the best method to use? Background: I have a ...
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Remote Desktop Username Logon Failure - Remote Desktop only Passes local Account Domain - Win 7 Pro [migrated]

Remote Desktop Logon Failure - from windows 7 across multiple VPN and NAT, to a Win 08 R2 server. Logon to the local account has been used and is good. Multiple users can hit the same account with ...
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RDP starts minimized and cannot be switched to

Windows7 SP1 x32 Professional in domain. User can start RDP, type in password and clicks connect. RDP programs goes to taskbar, it looks like it's minimized and I can't bring it back. I tried: ...
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Windows remote connection speed

I have a home WIFI network with two sub nets. On the guest sub net I have a machine that uses Ubuntu 14.04. On the main sub net I have a machine that runs Windows 8.1 Using Windows Remote Desktop ...
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After remote desktop, target PC some shortcuts don't work, possibly loses %windir%

I ran into a problem on a PC a few months ago and have really now got to look at (partly because I thought it was due to a failing stick of RAM that was causing BSODs). My PC runs Windows 7 x64 When ...
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Display desktop over LAN

I have a desktop without monitor. I operate it via remote desktop. I use it as a media server on my LAN. I built it long ago. It is situated on top of my closet. (Dont ask why it's there please :)) ...
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Possible way to use desktop applications on your android device with almost no lag in remote area?

Can you use a Wireless LAN connection and appropriate device(s) to link an android smartphone and a desktop computer in a remote area, such as Antarctica, so that the smartphone can use an app like ...
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Is there anyway to access Ubuntu 14.04 desktop environment remotely?

I want to use Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04. And I followed this instruction and succeeded. However, it says I can't access Ubuntu desktop environment. But one of my important purposes is to check ...
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how to startx on remote machine in gnu/linux

I would like to startx on a remote machine, having the X session on that remote machine's display/monitor. Background: My machines all run Arch linux, and they all dont use a graphical login manager ...
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Connect to existing session with NoMachine without activating monitor/keyboard

I want to remotely connect to the same desktop session that I have already running on my work computer from home so that I don't have to shut down everything and restart in order to get going. ...
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RDC - Screen Shifts to Show Local Task Bar

I have scoured the internet trying to find an answer and hope someone can help. I have a Windows 7 Pro laptop that I use to connect to a virtual machine at my place of work via a VPN. I recently ...
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Running batch file on remote machine (VM) using PowerShell

Quick question, have searched for awhile but can't find answer anywhere. Some background: I have a local machine and remote machine (Virtual Machine) that I am connecting through RDP. I have a batch ...
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WindowsCE Extend Dual Monitor

We have a Windows 7 machine running the XP server from thinstuff, we then have 2 HP t510 (Windows 7 Embedded) thins with dual monitors (DVI-D and DVI-I through VGA adapter).... These work fine with an ...
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Copying an image from the internet and pasting it results in a CID attachment style image

I am having an issue where if I copy and paste an image from the internet on a virtual machine, and paste it to an email on a virtual machine, it is adding it as a CID attachment, instead of a linked ...
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How to make regular backups with TeamViewer?

I have to use a remote computer for a computational project in MATLAB. Therefore I connect to it via TeamViewer, and run my codes in that machine. But I also want to write the code on my computer, and ...
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how do I get the clipboard to work again after using RDP connections?

I'm using RDP to connect to several other systems on our network. Frequently when doing this the clipboard in the not-remote system will fail to work. For example: have some RDP connections open ...
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RDP sessions logs out VNC session?

I have situation on my Windows 7 machine, where is active RDP service and running VNC (TightVNC) server. Let's say, that I'm logged in via VNC (VNC viewer). Then I want to connect via RDP. At this ...
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Keyboard mapping issues when using Ubuntu RDP client into AWS Windows 8 box?

I am using Remmina on my local Ubuntu 12.0.4 PC to run an RDP client session into a Windows 8 box running Amazon Web Services, with the US keyboard mapping selected in Remmina. I'm having a problem ...
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RD Session Host Configuration referencing server on old domain, unable to provide administrative credentials

A Server 2008R2 machine (server01) has been moved from and old domain (old.domain) to a new domain (new.domain). It runs its own standalone RD Session Host, and it still referencing the old domain ...
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How to launch a Windows snapshot as an EC2 instance?

I am pretty rusty with AWS and EC2 (played around with it a couple years ago but it seems like some has changed!). Last night I was using an EC2 Windows instance. Before terminating the instance, I ...
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Export Linux Desktop to others via Web [closed]

Is there a way to show other people my Linux Desktop via web? I use Ubuntu 14.04 and have a web server with full root access. I searched the web and found vnc, but the view-client needs Java which ...
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The logon attempt failed error while connecting Remote Desktop

I need to connect to a Windows 8.1 Professional (A) version using MS Remote Desktop. Accessing the machine using RDP on Windows 7 I can access the machine with no problems (B). Accessing the machine ...
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Excel sheet with list of servers and links to different Remote Desktops

I have found some code to execute Remote Desktop from Excel, Sub RDP() Dim RetVal As Variant RetVal = Shell("c:\WIndows\System32\mstsc.exe " & Range("A1"), 1) End Sub I have many ...
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how to get remote Workstation / VDI / server user logon dates

I have seen in another thread that the command ... wmic netlogin get name, fullname, lastlogon ... will show us log on information on a Windows workstation. Do we have a similar command for remote ...
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Setup Windows Remote Desktop on port 80? [duplicate]

I have a VM on Internet. I have a port limitation on my windows. Is it possible to setup Windows Remote Desktop on port 80?
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2 level visual studio remote debugging

I'm connected via Remote desktop connection to a Windows Server 2012R2 running a Windows 8 in hyper-v (the Windows 8 machine is connected via a local switch to the Windows Server 2012R2). Is it ...
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Accessing Windows work computer with home MacBook Pro laptop

What is the best way to access my Windows-based computer at my office from my MacBook Pro laptop at home? My law firm's' IT guy tells me to use Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection, but that clearly ...
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Is it possible to cover a PC's ip when remote desktoping?

Let's assume we have two computers, A and B. Computer A remote desktops to Computer B. Computer B can typically obtain Computer A's ip adress with the help of a netstat command or other ways. Are ...
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RDCM mouse click rendering

so I bought myself a new 24" FHD 16:9 monitors for christmas. before I had a 22" HD 16:10. When I now connect to one of my servers through Remote Desctop Manager (RDCM) I have some problems with the ...
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Ask for step-by-step instruction to connect between local X server and remote display manager via XDMCP

I want set up an environment in which a local X server is connecting a remote display manager via XDMCP protocol, just like this picture in the wikipedia item: "X display manager" ...
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How to disable message about people that logged to the computer?

When somebody logs on to my computer and I try to power off it I receive message: Other people are logged on to this computer. Shutting down Windows might cause them to lose data. How can I ...
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Remote vs. VPN + Remote

I am required to remote into my employer's Windows server for accessing certain programs for work. This server is on a network for which I have VPN access as well. I was just wondering - from both ...
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Remoting into an iMac from a Mint1 17 computer

My father was using an old iMac ( not sure how old ) before he passed on. He took care of it completely. Now his widow is using it to keep in touch with people. She is in her 80s and not all that ...
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RDP Wrapper Library by Stas'M and multisession [closed]

http://stascorp.com/load/1-1-0-63 I'm using this patch to enable RDP on Win7 and enable multi-loggon to the 1 account for 2 users. But there is some problem. When i connect to the 1 account when other ...
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Start XMBC for Raspbain on Start with no DE

I'm using a version of Raspbain with out X. I used this guide in order to install XBMC on Raspbain(as a application over a distro). However it looks like I need X with Desktop Environment such as ...
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Enable remote desktop without a working display

The display on my PC stopped working and I really need to use this PC. How can I enable remote desktop connection "blindly" (via entering commands on the command line)? It's my own PC and I have ...
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Can't connect via ssh from work [duplicate]

I have home station with debian on it. Today while being at office i had to make some changes in debian config, and i had to do it very urgent. I thought there will be no problem, because home station ...
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VirtualBox headless is running but not answering on rdp port(4001) on the same server

I am running SLES11 SP2 and VirtualBox-4.3-4.3.20_96996_sles11.0-1.x86_64 is running in the same server. facing problem to make VirtualBox headless answer on rdp port(4001) on the same server. ...
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The remote desktop screen is always a grey background

I used the methods described in this page and this one to connect to the Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance using remote desktop. But I always got a grey background shown in this image: The log file in ...
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TeamViewer ID: how is the ID used to identify the computer across the Internet?

This video mentions that the TeamViewer IDs used to identify PCs for remote assistance or control to a computer are unique identifiers based on the hardware configuration found on each computer. How ...
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Mouse Not Working in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting from a work computer running Windows 7 Enterprise to my home computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I am able to connect and the keyboard works just fine, but the mouse is not visible or ...
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How to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line

I download vnc viewer from here, i find it's a binary file, so my question is how to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line, for instance ruby -e "puts (File.read 'path/to/my/passwd')"| ...
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IE11 F12 tools menu moved to top

Until recently, the IE11 F12 Developer Tools window had a tab panel on the left to move between DOM Explorer, Console, Debugger etc. A few days ago I logged on to my computer from a remote machine ...
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How can I use the RDP client when logged in as Guest

On XP, the Guest account can run the RDP client to connect to a remote RDP server, but when I try the same under Vista Business (with all updates installed) I get this: I can run mstsc manually ...
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RDP to Windows machine via SSH tunnels breaks the connection

I am having a weird problem that I cannot understand why it happens. Basically, it is the same symptoms described by this user: ...
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Error 'Unexpected licence packet' with xfreerdp connection to Windows Server 2012

i am having the following problem with RDP connections on Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64 bit: I am trying to connect to a Windows Server 2012 Standard (64 bit). It's in a workgroup named 'WORKGROUP' (it that ...
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Problems when trying to re-access a remote computer with Teamviewer when a previous connection has been lost

I have two computers, Windows 7 Pro x64: HomeComputer; WorkComputer, both have TeamViewer 10 installed. On each machine, TV is configured to allow unattended access, this works most of the time. I ...
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Restricting access to an internal website when user is using Terminal Services

I have a requirement where there is an internal attendance website which is supposed to accessed only when the person using it is physically present at the computer. The options which came to mind ...
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Erratic mouse movement in 3D games over RDP with RemoteFX

It seems that the default mouse driver when connecting with RDP does not work well with certain applications, such as 3D games. My setup: Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V and strong graphics card VM ...