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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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

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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how to have shared workspaces on multiple machines [closed]

I want to have a system where you can just add more resources like ram, hard drive, cpu, display card... and from that one "PC" 10 or so users can use it. So if all users are using it then all ...
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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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Windows: UNIX XDMCP-like Remote Desktop access on Home Premium systems [closed]

This thread mentions that the Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services) client cannot be used to connect ot a Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows Vista Home Premium computer, because these are not ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection seems to connect but it doesn't

I have been connecting to this server, for months now, and all of sudden I am unable to get it. Windows' remote desktop utility goes through its usual process. Asks for the Computer Name(IP Address) ...
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Windows 8.1 Bing Remote Desktop help needed [closed]

Im using Windows 8.1 with bing and so does the computer that i am trying to access (my friends). I am in need of help trying to set up a connection over my personal wifi at my house. I have both ...
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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 ...
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Cannot use PStool for more than 7 PCs over LAN Network

Below is the batch file command I am currently using to shutdown the remote computers through LAN Network. Here is what it does. I have specified the remote computers IP address in text file named ...
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Stop windows maximising windows in multiple monitors

When maximising with multiple monitors, the usual behaviour is only one monitor is filled. But after a recent windows update, maximising fills all screens. Is there a way to stop this so they return ...
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Connect to remote VNC with only port 22 using putty

I'm trying to access my home server remotely and I only have port 22 available to me. From what I understand it's possible to tunnel into the server to be able to view VNC. So far all my efforts have ...
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How 2 users can connect to 1 account through RDP in XP/7?

There is one account on my PC, "Administrator". I know, that usually it's not possible to work in one account for 2 users. But i know that it can work with some patch or something else (i already ...
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Remote access to a windows XP Embedded system running a Java based HMI Screen

What options are available to me to be able to get remote access to a Windows XP Embedded machine that is being used as a machine interface (HMI, GUI) the HMI is running a Java based software and I ...
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How can several users connect to the one account via RDP?

I have one account on my Windows XP. If i login to account and then try to login via RDP to the same account - firts user will be logged off. I need that 2 users can work at the same time in one ...
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Connect to Passwordless Administrator account through RDP [duplicate]

There is one account on my PC, "Administrator", without a password. When I try to connect to it via RDP it says "Unable to log you on because of an account restriction". I think that is because the ...
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Remote Desktop Revocation error SSL

I have a CA-certificate installed on both a Windows 10 and a Windows Server 10 machine. I have a certificate signed by the CA in use with the help of this: link. When I now connect from my Windows 10 ...
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ssh login to remote hosted server having cpanel

I have recently bought a cpanel account from a web host re-seller. As far I know, cpanel is only the web interface to simplify the process of hosting a web site. Also, it provides command line ...
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When an Active Directory User Logs in to Local Windows 2012 Server Launch a Virtual Machine; Possible?

I won't get into the reasons why this needs to happen, however, is this possible. I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 box that needs to be used as a daily driver for a few of a clients employees. Ideal ...
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Remote Desktop Connection - Single Sign On no Windows Server

Good day all, I was wondering if Single Sign On was possible in RDC, when both the client and remote computers are running on Windows 7 Enterprise; no Windows Server? Thanks.
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I don't have permission to log on via Remote Desktop

We're setting up a new server and we've set up a Windows Server Edition 2003 virtual machine off of that server so users outside can Remote Desktop in. We're now in the process of doing updates etc ...
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Can't Print when RDP'ing from Win 7 pro to Server 2012

I have several different users (each has his own computer) and they rdp into the same server. All can print through the redirected local printer except for one computer. If the user who uses the "bad" ...
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Gucacamole behind proxy, refresh issues - How to make proxy flush?

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only shows ...
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Unexpected characters instead of keyboard input when using specific program in a remote session

I'm taking the Introduction to Operating Systems course, for running the operating system we study with (XV6) I need to use an emulator called Bochs. While trying to write input to Bochs I get ...
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Remote desktop using mic on local computer

I remote to a windows computer using remote desktop. I want to use Skype on the remote computer and therefore want my microphone on the local computer to be configured as the input device when I am ...
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How to restore sound after using Windows Remote Connection?

I have used the remote connection from windows to connect a windows to another (both win 7) and after I logged off, there is no sound at all on the remote pc. Before connecting the first time, I ...
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Xbox One - Access Windows Remote Desktop Connection

Is there a client (or another way) for the Xbox One to connect to a Windows PC over Remote Desktop Connection?
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How to open remote desktop in a script, which runs as windows task?

I am trying to import data from a remote server. My current approach is the create a script on the remote server, which is executed every time I log in using remote desktop. When I log in, a network ...
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Is it safe to remotely connect to an infected machine via VNC or TeamViewer?

Since there has to be some data transfer between any two machines that have established a connection, is it truly “safe” to connect from a clean computer to an infected one using VNC or TeamViewer?
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Terminal Server (RDP) - Idle goes back to 0 after 15 minutes

We have a problem with some TS sessions which are normally set to end after 30 minutes of inactivity. But for a strange reason every 15 minutes the timer goes back to 0 for some sessions and we can't ...
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Can not view Ubuntu desktop on VNC viewer

I’m having problems on trying to connect to Ubuntu 14.04 via VNC from Windows. I’m able to establish the connection but VNC isn’t showing desktop icons. Futhermore, if I move the mouse on the VNC ...
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Open windows session of another user this computer on the second monitor

Is it possible to open another windows session, for another user on the same machine, on the second monitor? The reason for me is e.g. to test my application while running in the different sessions, ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04

I am attempting to use XRDP to remote desktop from my fully updated Windows 8 laptop to an old desktop PC that I loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Through some research I found that Ubuntu had given up on ...
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Only require a password for remote desktop but not local use in Windows 8.1

Wait! There are similar questions but they are specific to windows 7 and XP. I want to set up remote desktop on windows 8.1 (easy to do) with a password BUT, I want to maintain the convenience of ...
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Creating a remote session thru a linksys access point

I'm attempting to create a remote session from the internal network to a device that is attached to the WAN interface. Understandably this is a non-contiguous network issue. I have found ways to go ...
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Tunneling an RDP Connection Windows to Windows [duplicate]

I'm currently connected to a VPN which lets me connect to a Windows office server through RDP (from my own Windows machine). From that office server I'm allowed to connect to a customer's Windows VM ...
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How can I run a windows batch internal command remotely?

I have two Windows computers A and B, and I want to remotely run a command on computer B. I use the tool psexec, so on computer A I can run: psexec.exe \\10.0.0.2 -u user -p pasword ...
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Xmonad over xrdp log out don't quit xmonad

When I connect to my server over xrdp I run xmonad as window manager. Now when I hit Shift+ModKey+q xmonad quits and the remote window is closed as well. Next time I log in all programs have been ...