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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How to manage a remote server on Windows 2012R2?

I have this workernode0 server which I can RDP to it. I want to monitor its status, like performance, from my local machine. My local machine and the workernode0 are not in the same domain. I do not ...
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Keyboard layout using Chrome RDP on a Chromebook

I'm using a Chromebook with an azerty keyboard. I want it to connect to a Windows server using RDP. I'm using Chrome RDP as it is the only one that I found that actually will connect. However, for ...
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Can I connect to a remote desktop computer to make a call using a home telephone landline number?

I am living in country B, I own a residence in country A where my family lives. There is a desktop computer that I remotely access and use through TeamViewer. Can I use that computer to make calls ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Client vs. Remote Desktop

What is the difference between Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac and Microsoft Remote Desktop? Has the later replaced the former? Do they have the same functionality?
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Probing a port for RDP

I use an ssh tunnel to RDP into my home computer ("home"). Occasionally, the tunneling software running on home crashes and the RDP port stops getting tunneled. I've attempted to resolve this by ...
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Credentials don't work on RDP after reboot

I have a workstation at my office that I remote into to do some of my work. Up till now, everything has been fine, and remoting in worked perfectly fine. Suddenly yesterday, it started behaving ...
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Know username who is working on remote desktop

We are a team of 20 people we have a machine that is used by everyone. We take remote desktop of that machine to work on. so if somebody is working and i want to take that i have to ask everyone in ...
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Xrdp set up connection outside of localhost

I've installed xrdp on my ubuntu 14.04, so I have connect to my computer by Remmina from another ubuntu computer. How can I connect to computer with xrdp remotely, not from localhost network ...
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Install program to single RDS user

I'm looking to install an application to a single user in a RDS environment without installing it to the other users. The user is an Admin. I have very little experience with GPO but imagine it's ...
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Why does clipboard stop working, whenever I open a remote desktop session

With my recently fresh-installed Win 8 system I am running into a strange problem: Whenever I start a remote desktop connection, the clipboard locally and remote stops working. As soon as I close the ...
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Windows Remote Desktop to a computer which is using multiple screens?

Generally, people ask about how to use multiple monitors in Windows Remote Desktop. However, I need to connect to a computer which is using multiple monitors (two, in this case). I mean, when I get ...
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RDP into local server from 2 clients

I am trying to setup a local machine with 2 nics that runs windows 7. The machine will not be connected to the internet. I would like to hardwire 2 ethernet connections into the device for 2 users to ...
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Citrix Receiver - extremely slow remote desktop connection specific to a Windows 7 client

I'm a software developer and I connect remotely to my office desktop using Citrix Receiver. On a new desktop at home running Windows 7 I notice consistent slowness when trying to use my Citrix remote ...
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Remote Connection Desktop Manager 2.7 does not support dpi scaling anymore?

I upgraded Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager from 2.2 to 2.7, but the new version DOES NOT SUPPORT DPI-Scaling anymore! In version 2.2, you could define a fixed size for the remote server ...
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Alt gr not working on rdp

we use windows 7 on hyperv 2012 r2 if I can connect to virtual pc via console, I can use altgr+3 or altgr+4 button combination. however, I can't use these combination when I connect to device via rdp ...
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Can Desktop Apps be used on any device via browsers? [on hold]

Wanted to know if there's a technology that allows hosted windows/dotnet software to be used on any device via browser plugins? or some other way? Thanks.
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Local drive permissions are different when accessed inside RDP connection

Workstation is Windows 7, servers are 2008 R2, all domain joined. I have numerous mapped network drives on my workstation. I open a new RDP connection to a server using the domain administrator ...
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Remote Desktop switches to Chinese on ctrl+space

I have Windows XP on my laptop and use Remote Desktop Connection to work on a computer with Windows Vista. On my laptop I use 3 languages: English, Russian, Chinese. I switch between them by ...
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Is there a way to natively share screens in Windows 7?

I'm wondering if there's a setting or application in Windows 7 (Enterprise edition with full admin account and permissions) to initiate a screen sharing session? I was hired to be an IT Admin for a ...
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How to tell if a specific port is being throttled by my ISP?

I have a very strong suspicion that my ISP is throttling the port used by a Remote Gateway Server, but I haven't found any real way to test my theory. Does anybody know of a way to do this? That is ...
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Windows RDP Server farm redirection stops working [migrated]

We have a RDP Server farm based on Window 2008R2 servers with DNS round robin. That is, people make a connection to "myfarmname", which first takes them to the ip of some "farmmemberX.mydomain.local" ...
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Windows 8.1: Turn NumLock on after *local* login

I often log into remote computers via RDP from a laptop whose keyboard lacks the numeric keypad (thus NumLock is kept off there). This means that if I log into a remote machine from this laptop the ...
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Firefox 36 display problems after using Remote Desktop

I accessed my computer via Remote Desktop and when I used it locally again, my Firefox has some issues. The Minimize and Maximize and Close buttons cannot be used, when I click on them, the ...
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How to make Windows 2008 Server ignore existing files on a RDP shared folder during copying?

I'm trying to copy files (a task which you might think an operation system should be able to handle) on a network resource representing a shared folder of the RDP session (started on Ubuntu 14.10 with ...
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Is “lag” just a part of Windows remote desktop? (“Can I work remote with nearly no lag?”)

I use Windows Remote Desktop to connect to my physical workstation at the office -- I remote connect from home where I have (conservatively) 16 Mbps Down and 6 Mbps Up. It's not that I experience ...
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Joystick with Remote Desktop

Why can't I use my Logitech Extreme 3D pro joystick work through remote desktop, as does a USB mouse or keyboard? Joystick is connected to Laptop A (can be running either Windows XP or Windows 7). I ...
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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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Is it possible to provide a view-only remote access for non-administrative user in win 2008 r2?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server. It has a user named "buildit". How can i provide a view-only Remote Desktop kinda access to "buildit" user? Please do note that i wont have a active session open for ...
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Why would RDP only work while pinging the machine?

I've got a Windows 7 machine that I can successfully ping at any point. However I can only connect to it via RDP while also pinging it - if it isn't being pinged, the RDP connection will time out. ...
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Teamviewer for Mac keeps rejecting my Authentification for my Teamviewer Account (List of my Devices)

I just wanted to use the latest Teamviewer (10.0.38xxx) on my mac to connect me to my Windows PC (Latest Teamviewer installed by the time beeing, can't get the exact version number right now for the ...
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Windows 8.1 Ent Hyper-V - can I enable remote audio recording in Windows 10 Pro TP (for Cortana)?

Windows 8.1 Enterprise running Hyper-V Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview (build 9926) in a virtual machine I'd like to test Cortana in Windows 10, but the microphone isn't showing up in my virtual ...
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SonicWall firewall setting up RDP

I want to setup an RDP connection from the outside into my network I have a SonicWall NSA 220 what is the process involved? How secure is this option? are their other options available to this device ...
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Windows XP RDP Protocol Error

I am trying to RDP into a windows xp pro sp3 machine (from windows 7). The connection is succesfull but after a random amount of time ( usually between 1 and 3 minutes) the session gets disconnected ...
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Windows XP RDP Protocol Error

I am trying to RDP into a windows xp pro sp3 machine (from windows 7). The connection is succesfull but after a random amount of time ( usually between 1 and 3 minutes) the session gets disconnected ...
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Allowing access to specific local disk drives on Mac via Remote Desktop Connection

I'm trying to allow access to my local disk drives on my Mac via Remote Desktop Connection. But I don't want to give "All disk drives" access as this Mac is my personal computer. On RDC, when I ...
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Deploying webcams with Lync via RDP

I am currently working on an IT project for my internship regarding the implementation of webcams and Lync via RDP on thin-clients. The goal is to let users, who are logged in on a thin-client via ...
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Remote Desktop to Windows 7 without domain

I am trying to remote desktop into a windows 7 machine.However, it always showing me the domain and the domain name is my machine. The machine that I try connect is not having domain. How can I ...
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How do I right-click when connected to my Windows 7 PC from my Android Tablet?

I have installed on my Acer Iconia 10 Android Tablet the Microsoft Remote Dektop application. I've successfully connected to my PC from my Tablet, and now I have a really, really basic question - ...
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2012 Domain Controller DNS issues

I have built a 2012 domain controller and after i install the unit no one can get on the internet. The way I set it up is I was going to let the router continue to run the DHCP process and have the ...
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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Google Earth and Remote Desktop on LAN graphic card incompatibility

I have a Windows 7 PC with Google Earth installed. Sometimes I need to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to the Windows 7 PC. If I've Google Earth (Pro or not) already opened ...
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Can't login Windows 2003 Standard

To log on to this remote computer, you must be granted the Allow log on through Terminal Services right. By default, members of the Remote Desktop Users group have this right. If you are not a ...
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VPN tunnel RDP to VM that is connected to different 3rd party VPN

Here is the situation I'm in: I have a server that for sake of argument we will call the Blue machine. I have a VM inside the blue machine that we will call the purple machine. The purple machine ...
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MS Remote Desktop for Mac DPI Settings for Remote Host

My work machine is a 5K iMac, my home machine is an older iMac both running Yosemite and Parallels 10. When connecting to my work Parallels Win8.1 instance using MS RDP for Mac it displays the Remote ...
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Windows Server 2012 Wifi disconnects on Log Off

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a pc at home to test and experiment with. I installed the wireless lan service and connected to the wifi network. It works all good and fine until I connect using ...
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Plain remote Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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Plain (remote) Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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In light of the discovered vulnerabilities in SSL/TLS, is legacy RDP encryption or SSL more secure? [duplicate]

Windows offers the option of using either RDP encryption or SSL (TLS 1.0) to secure a remote desktop connection. Which option is more secure? Given the recent discoveries, is TLS 1.0 still secure in ...
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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How do I press ctrl+alt+delete within a remote desktop that is within ANOTHER remote desktop

Using Windows Remote Desktop (that comes with Windows 8): ctrl+alt+end is bringing up the dialog for the first computer I remote into, but I need to bring it up for the 2nd computer my computer > ...