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 wake up a locked screen remotely? vnc viewer: send C-A-D doesn't work

I am remotely controlling a windows pc by VNC viewer. Unfortunately, the screen of that pc is locked up, though the system is still running. So I can see how the programs on it running, but I cannot ...
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RDP logout using bat file

Using Windows 7. When I RDP to a PC I'd like to be able to logout of the session without the screen reverting to a Ctrl+Alt+Del Login screen. The PC's in question are kiosks running Chrome in full ...
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Extent of Citrix Receiver access to local resources

My partner's IT department told her that they "can see everything happening on your computer". Obviously a remote desktop client is going to capture keyboard and mouse, and could proxy local ...
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Directing VPN and RDP traffic through wireless connection

OS: Windows 7 I have two internet connections in work, a corporate LAN (connecting us to the main data centre) and a local ADSL connection. The former is wired and the latter is wireless. I am using ...
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Prevent user choice when reconnecting to RDP session

I'm logging in through Remote Desktop from Windows 10 to a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. On the Remote Desktop Connection dialog on the client machine I have specified a user name and have allowed ...
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Multiple Monitors Remote Desktop

Ok, I need solid concrete info to put this issue to rest. I was able to connect to my work PC from home using multiple monitors before, however it doesn't seem to be working. Mind you this was back in ...
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RDP connection not working after vlan id enabled

My issue occured when I enabled VLAN ID in Hyper-V on a physical server. Now I can't connect to it via rdp. Weird thing is that I am able to connect to all virtual machines running on that physical ...
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Auto RDP Connect Windows 10

I Have 3 computers in my office and i want to connect them to RDP with auto after the turn on. the idea to not allow my workers to use the computer and work only with RDP. Thanks.
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Is it possible to have two Win 10 user accounts running simultaneously, with one used locally and one used via RDP?

I need to allow someone to remotely connect to my windows 10 computer, and am wondering if this is possible: I have two user accounts right now on my computer, one for me to work on and one for my ...
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Using windows PC as remote server [duplicate]

I have a old windows desktop computer running windows 7 . I want to use it as a remote server for my applications. There are two things I want from it: Power on itself and start windows when power ...
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How to Wake Computers For SSH and Remote Desktop Services?

I have a mix of Mac, Linux and Windows computers. I love being able to SSH into them and launch a remote desktop client, so that I can pretty much access all of my computers from one. The only problem ...
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How to know if someone else is logged to a remote shared PC?

In the company I work for, there are some shared PCs where people can log to remotely. It's boring to ask first who is logged in before login to it yourself, just not to disrupt others work. With ...
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Forcing a resolution on a computer without monitor

I have this computer running an embedded version of Windows 7 and it does not have any monitor attached. It is only accessed with VNC (alternatice for RDP) so a monitor is not needed. The problem is ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop: How to turn off the display of the remote computer?

I'm accessing a remote Windows computer via my Chromebook, using Chrome Remote Desktop. Is there any way to configure the computer such that the display will be turned off, but it won't go to sleep ...
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Issues with remote desktop on NetExtender

I have a Windows 7 desktop at work, and use a work-provided Windows 7 laptop at home. We're using DHCP. I can't connect to my desktop from my laptop when on NetExtender (it did work, but cut of ...
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Create a remote session able to use a screen larger than allowed by remote hardware

I am trying to use an ubuntu 14.10 laptop with a large screen (2 monitors actually) which size is way larger than its graphics card limits. So I thought to use it via LAN (1Gb/s): with "ssh -X ..." ...
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After remote desktop session, windows on host do not refresh properly

When I return to my Windows 8.1 machine after having accessed it remotely many of the windows do not redraw. The worst case is Outlook 2013 which when brought active only refreshes a few of the ...
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Easiest way to share screen with students without using internet [duplicate]

I am teaching basic programming skills to a group of 8 students in High School. It is becoming increasingly irritating to have to constantly write down syntax in a white board rather than just show ...
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Does moving a file from a Remote Desktop Client to my local require Internet Connection? [closed]

I know you need an internet connection to connect to a Remote Desktop, but I am using it to download files since it has a very great internet speed (500MB/s). Now if I am copy-pasting it, does it ...
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Can ping external IP but not internal

I have a home network and access a desktop computer from my laptop (both Win 10) using Remote Desktop. This is using an internal IP 192.168.0.XXX. Most of the time it works fine but a few times a day ...
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Does Nortel VPN Client record & submit a log every time I connect? If so, how do I stop it?

I recently found text files labeled PLLog0, PLLog1, etc. in a folder called “att connect\participant\Logs” with dates & times matching that when I have connected to the Nortel VPN Client on my ...
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How do I force Remote Desktop Connection to accept user's changed username?

Windows 7 Pro, 64 bit system. Local users only. At some point in the past (at least 2-4 times), the primary user of the target system changed the username. The system does have a password, which is ...
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Disable Lock Screen after Remote Desktop session in Windows 10

I would like to disable the lock screen after disconnecting from a remote desktop session in Windows 10. Either natively, or with something like a .exe shortcut to disconnect from the session on the ...
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Connect to VirtualBox RDP from Chromebook

I'm trying to connect to VirtualBox running on Ubuntu 14.04 from a Chromebook. I've got VirtualBox configured and can connect to its Remote Desktop display using remotedesktop on the Ubuntu machine. I ...
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How to autostart a node.js instance on Windows 2008 R2 as Administrator on boot?

I've created a batch file and placed it in autostart folder on Win 2008 R2 (AWS) This node.js script simply waits for a request from another AWS instance and launches a Watir-Webdriver session with ...
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windows 2012 r2 rdp lost connection every 5 seconds

I have a weird problem, windows 2012 r2 rdp established but lost the connection every 10 seconds (windows vps from several providers ) I have tried windows 2008 vps and the connection works without ...
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Remote Desktop: Zoom AND full screen — how? (Win10 remote, Win7, 2008 & 2003 hosts)

Problem: When I use remote desktop from a Surface Pro 4, running Win 10, to a Win7 or Win2003 system, the high dpi of the Surface results in the remote desktop being too tiny to see. In this case, the ...
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Remote MacMini only displays on screens when accessed remotely

I have a MacMini we use to display onto 3 70" screens, usually it's used for music tv etc but occasionally used for presentations. currently the MacMini is only outputting to the screens when I ...
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Completely disable input on remote computer using Teamviewer [duplicate]

I want to connect remotely to my Windows pc at work using Teamviewer, but I don't want to allow access to that computer to anybody who is at the remote location an has physical access to my pc. I ...
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Access another network computer, after remoting into this one from outside?

I have a Jenkins instance running on machine-A. On machine-B, I can go type the IP:port of machine-A into my browser, and access it just fine. Machines A & B share a local network, behind a ...
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How can I run laptops that are VMs running on a server?

I want laptops where what the user interacts with is a VM running on our server so we can easily switch between and revert them and the laptop itself is safe from being reconfigured/malware infected. ...
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I'm getting a whole new Desktop while remote connecting to windows 10

When I open a remote desktop connection to my desktop pc (win 10 enterprise) from a tablet (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview) the connection succeeds but it seems that my desktop pc is making a entirely ...
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How to Set up virtual Windows on Linux for remote users

Cutting to the chase… My situation First, I have 2 users wishing to use the same computer at the same. However, one (me) wishes to use both Linux and Windows, while the other (sister) only uses ...
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What's wrong with RDP Windows 10 client?

Connecting to Windows Server 2012 via Windows 10 Enterprise. When I connect using .rdp it will connect very slow when I enter a specified domain name (which has been added in our internal netwerk). ...
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Remote desktop access between two Windows machines via USB

Is there a way to connect two Windows machines via USB cable so they can access each other via a remote desktop application (freeware) or even the default Windows RDP client? I can't use a network ...
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Can't type capital letters in virtual machine over TeamViewer

I have a computer that I access remotely using TeamViewer. The remote computer is running Linux Mint 17.2, and my local computer is running Windows 10. On this remote computer, I have several VMs I ...
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how to fix a corrupted rds licenses database?

The problem A license database for remote desktop in Windows 2012 got corrupted as helpdesk executes several times an script in powershell used to install licenses for Windows 2008 R2 and then for ...
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Convert user from mstsc /admin to just mstsc for RDP

I have a user accessing a server and they have to RDP using mstsc /admin. How do I remove /admin from my user, and just use the RDP with mstsc, but not mstsc /admin. Thanks.
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Can't remote desktop after installing Citrix Access Gateway

I have Windows 8.1 64 Bit. I have ran winfix.exe and installed dneupdate64.msi. Then I installed Citrix Access Gateway & I can get on the VPN.. Although in the properties the "Activity: byte ...
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Unable to use copy and paste when RDP is being used

Before my problem, I was able to copy and paste regularly on my local machine and between my local machine and local desktop. For some reason, I am unable to exactly that now. Before I connect to a ...
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Windows 10 black screen after local login and previous remote desktop session

On occasion when I am not physically at home, I will login remotely to my computer using Remote Desktop. When I return home I then have to login locally; however, immediately after login I am ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop Credentials

Using my Microsoft account, I simply cannot log in to Windows 10 via remote desktop. I have tried a plethora of variations, including: MicrosoftAccount\username MicrosoftAccount\email@domain.tld ...
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Remote Linux in Windows

I have Windows7 on a work and Debian Jessie at home. I need to start some programs and work in Linux. I heard about SSH-connections I want to be able to work through the internet on my computer. ...
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Good video quality over VNC or RDP?

I am using a Windows 10 PC and I want to access and control it using my iPad. So I installed Microsoft Remote Desktop on my iPad. The problem is that when I play videos in remote desktop, quality is ...
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Unable to send email error message in Yahoo webmail client: suspicious of fraud

When I was trying to send an email using Yahoo webmail client opened in Chrome, I kept getting a small rectangular box with a red border containing the error message "Unable to send email" beneath the ...
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PC can be 1 server DNS but not the other

So we have a Windows 7 Embedded Thin Client out on our production floor. It has been out there for a few years and never had any issues with it. We have an ERP server that the users access the ...
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“Send to OneNote” printouts show as black boxes when accessing computer over Remote Desktop

I am accessing a computer using Remote Desktop. When I print to the "Send to OneNote" printer the printouts are created under the Unfiled Notes notebook. The weird thing is that now the old printouts ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issue

We are running a windows 2008 r2 server, which previously allowed 2 rdp connections. When a 3rd person would connect you'd get a prompt to disconnect one of the other users. As of today this prompt ...
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Extra mouse buttons don't work with Remote Desktop (Windows)

I use Remote Desktop on my home PC to connect to two different PCs at the office. On one of the remote PCs, my extra mouse buttons work, and on the other remote PC, the extra buttons sadly do nothing. ...
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RDP not going to multiple Screens

I am trying to use multiple monitors with an rdp session on Windows 10(host), the source is on Win 7(guest) and a Hyper-V vm. When I exec from cmd the following code mstsc.exe /span it works, but not ...