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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Connection of Session ids of Scheduled Task and remote desktop connection in event log

A scheduled process using powershell script was set up as ONE TIME process to clear the Event Log events (windows 2003). However, this process ran at a time when another user was logged in remotely ...
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Restoring keyboard settings after a remote desktop session - Windows 7

We have USB scanners that require Num Lock key to be ON to work properly. I noticed when I remote logged in to a PC (remote desktop) and my num lock key was OFF then the remote PC will also turn it ...
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Have I misconfigured xrdp? My setup has a security hole

I'm using xrdp/Xvnc to connect to a CentOS 6.5 VM. I don't know whether I've got something wrong with my configuration or whether I've stumbled upon a security hole. My xrdp.ini file contains ...
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Screen sharing with remote desktop (remote monitor)

We have a big screen here, in our meeting room, attached to a desktop computer. The primary use of this screen is for Powerpoint presentations. I want to share the screen of any computer, not just ...
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RemoteApp and other Windows Server Roles it needs to work

If I'm not enabling my RemoteApps with Web Access, will they still work if I uninstall the Web Server role? EDIT: I've removed the Web Server role and my RemoteApp appears to be working fine. RD ...
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VNC (or RDP) server using outbound connection only

How do I set up a VNC server that connects to an intermediary server to start an outbound communication, that can be used by a VNC client. This way the port forwarding doesn't need to be set up, and ...
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Is there VNC server that could change screen resolution

I am running VNC server on my laptop. Laptop's display max resolution is 1366x768 and when I am connecting to this computer from my desktop I have 1366x768 window. Since my desktop display is fullHD I ...
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Remmina RDP key remapping

Remmina is a wonderful piece of software and I use it a lot on my work. The only problem is key mapping. I am really used to working in DWM window manager, which utilizes windows key to switch panes. ...
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How to view MSSQL logfiles to investigate errors made by remote connection?

I am having MSSQL 2012 running on some computer, and I am connecting to a certain database from a different computer remotely to perform a bunch of SQL commands. However, these commands have problems, ...
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PSExec to open interactive program with no user logged in

I'm using PSExec to open certain server program that has some tiny gui, in another computer. Both local and target are Win7 64bit. I open it using psexec \myothercomputer -u Me -p mypass -i -d -h ...
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VPS - Lost password and can't use blank pass via remote desktop connection

I am currently trying to login to my dedicated server, and have forgotten the password. I've tried many different things, and currently have SSH access. I boot the dedi into rescue mode (For the SSH) ...
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Remote file not opening with RemoteApp program

On Windows Server 2008 R2 I have configure a .jar file as a RemoteApp program, and am executing it remotely (outside our network) on Windows 8. Without RemoteApp, the program normally creates an ...
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HP Thin Client - Saving Connection Entry

HP Thin Client, unsure of what software version. When setting up the client to run via RDP to a terminal server (or any other way) when trying to save it advises: Could not Save /etc/hp/local.xml ...
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Giving an rdp session it's own keyboard and mouse

I'm using windows 8 pro on my computer and the client computer. I want to be able to use my computer, with it's keyboard and mouse on monitor #1, while someone else is in an RDP session on monitor ...
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Windows shares or rdp freezes

I am having a problem accessing network files or using remote desktop to access server. Environment: Windows Server 2008 r2 --> for file sharing Windows 7 --> client Linux Mint --> client The ...
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rdp on two pcs in same network

I've recently tried to add a 2nd PC to my router, so that i can use RDP on this PC too. The 1st one already works, as it's using the standard methods (default RDP port 3389, etc.) So, currently the ...
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How to make Remote Desktop Connection bar adjustable

As the figure below shows, its size is adjustable (actually is shorter than usual). Question is how to make it adjustable? My thoughts are there is some windows update I should install, but I don't ...
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Permissions required to manipulate Windows Services remotely on another Workgroup-linked computer

I know there are a lot of questions similar to this, but all of them use the following syntax to connect: runas /netonly /user:[Domain]\[Account on Domain with Administrator access] [Program] I ...
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Enable Logoff Prompt

As a new user to Remote Desktop, I mistakenly told the warning prompt about closing the session that I didn't want to be warned again. Since I can't seem to remember to logoff the CORRECT way, I ...
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Windows Explorer won't show image thumbnails when using Remote Desktop

When I connect to my home Windows 8.1 server via RDP (using another win 8.1 computer) and open Explorer to show some folder containing images, I can't get it to show the actual thumbnails, only this: ...
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Azure Virtual 1280 x 800 and can't change

My Azure virtual is 1280 x 800, and on my laptop when I RDP in, it's really cramped on space as my apps are blown up really large. I don't know why this happened all of a sudden; the only difference ...
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What about a performance comparison of the RDP clipboard sharing vs FTP vs HTTP for large files (apprx 4GB)?

Does anyone know? What about a performance comparison of this clipboard sharing vs FTP vs HTTP for large files? Speed, throughput etc? Which one's the quickest?
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How to log which process is printing?

I have Windows 2008 R2 server which has an Epson Docket Printer driver installed on it. The server is running Remote Desktop Services, and mostly runs point of sale terminals who are using Epson ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection: Single Monitor Computer connecting to Multiple Monitor Computer

I am trying to connect from a Windows 7 system with only one monitor to another Windows 7 system with two monitors using Remote Desktop Connection. Whenever I successfully connect to this machine, ...
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Beep sound in remote desktop

First of all, I don't like sounds (because I play a lot of media), therefore I have all system sounds disabled. However, whenever I'm using Remote Desktop (with the remote system muted), I get beeping ...
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how to create a server for remote desktop access

I'm using linux elementary and I'm trying to create a server that i will be able to access via wifi that my android phone will be able to connect to for remote desktop access. in short i need to be ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS terminal session constant freeze, disconnects

I have installed Windows 2012 R2, using it to support 15 remote desktop users. I have installed Office 2007 open lic. The problem I am having is I start a session, then if I run any Office program, or ...
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RDP session won't fill the screen when I drag it from my 17“ monitor to my 22”

I have a windows 8.1 PC setup with two monitors, my main monitor is 22" and the second a 17". I sometimes have Multiple RDP sessions open on my computer at once. Every time I open an RDP session it ...
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Change Windows 7 RDP host certificate expiration date

My Windows 7 desktop computer uses a self-signed certificate to identify its RDP host. So to prevent a man-in-the-middle attack, I have to manually verify the thumbprint the first time my RDP client ...
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Remote Desktop services local login and remote sessions?

If i have a server with Remote Desktop Services installed, could I log in locally (keyboard/mouse/monitor attached) and login remotely and still share all sessions? Will Windows allow this? Will it ...
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VPN Adapter, current user only

Recently I faced a problem with my vpn on an rdp server, there are multiple users on the server the issue I am facing is when I enable my vpn it connects everyone on the server to my vpn, is there a ...
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any software to receive sounds uninteruptly from remote PC

I have used team Viewer but the problem is when I access remote PC it uses more processing for desktop sharing. in the process it occupies more than 10-30% of processing. But enabling the call feature ...
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Only let certain user connect to an alternate RDP Port

Ok, Why ? There is some users on the local network that are accessing an remote desktop servers But some of these user also required an way to connect to the remote desktop but from internet. That ...
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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MS Access 2003 - Disk or Network Error - NOT a Network Issue - Remote App - Win 2008

We have a Windows 2008 running terminal services, but as remote apps, not full desktops. There is a single database file, calc.mdb, that gives "Disk or Network Error". If it is accessed by a user ...
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Remote desktop client not available in Win7 ultimate

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. I want to use it to connect to my work computer which has all the necessary configurations done. So, I type 'Remote desktop connection' in Search from Start Menu ...
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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How to do connect to ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? [duplicate]

How to do connect to Ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? I need to add an account on my Ubuntu machine. Maybe through ssh? Thanks
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TightVNC while an RDP session is running

I have TightVNC Server (v. 2.7.10) running on my computer (Windows 8.1 Professional). When I am physically at the computer, others can see my screen using a VNC client. However, when I RDP into my ...
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Server Certificates Missing in IIS

On my Windows Server 2012 R2 box, when I connect to it through Remote Desktop, I'm trying to setup a server certificate but in IIS, in the "IIS" group, there is no Server Certificates feature. I ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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How to force Remote Desktop via firewall rules to use LAN instead of WLAN?

WLAN has higher priorities than LAN but Remote Desktop seems to still use WLAN. I tried to achieve this by setting up a firewall rule but this does not seem to do the trick. Here is what I tried: ...
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RDP from Windows 8 to older Windows

My problem is simple. From my computer (Windows 8 Entreprise N), i want to manage some servers (Windows 2003 and Windows 2008). I use Windows+R and Windows+E everytime. Since i change my computer to ...
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Server Tasks Automation

I would like to run some tasks on my Windows 2008 R2 server and need some kind of automation. Right now I am running the tasks with my Macro Recorder - BUT - I need to be connected via RDP in order ...
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TeamViewer oscillates it's upload rate on one computer, but not an other, on the same network

I have two computers on the same wifi network. Both run TeamViewer. When I remotely (from a third computer) access the computers I notice that one has intermittent service. Interaction works for some ...
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How to connect to a remote Windows computer using Enter-PSSession on PowerShell?

I am trying to connect to a remote windows computer using Enter-PSSession using PowerShell. As a Linux user, I am not very familiar with the inner working of Windows. When just using the command I ...
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How to use teamviewer if the remote computer has restarted?

I do not know if it feasible or not but here is the problem and my proposed solution (only what I though I can do). I have a computer that I use in my work. I installed team viewer and I log into it ...
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Two-way connection via Remote Desktop?

I am an avid user of a reverse phone look up site (not naming any names) where you can look up a recent phone number that has called. One of the numbers involves the infamous "Windows Tech Support" ...
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Remote desktop (mstsc) from Windows 7 to RHEL5, some apps not responding to most keyboard buttons

I'm using remote desktop on my Windows box to connect to a RHEL5 box. The problem I'm having is that some applications (I'll get into details below) seem to not want to pick up most keyboard input ...
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What to do when a particular program in Windows 7 won't open?

I am using Lyx (word processing software) on a remote computer which has Windows 7. I was working with R (programming language) and Lyx simultaneously while accessing the remote computer through ...