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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Windows 7 PC freezes every morning after RDP sessions the previous night

I have a PC that I sometimes remote into during the night via VPN. I have noticed lately that every time after I RDP to it, I find it frozen the next morning. I can disconnect and reconnect without ...
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My laptop is double-keying the log-in on Remote Desktop. How can I prevent this?

My laptop is double-keying the log-in on Remote Desktop, preventing me from logging in. This only happens on remote desktop. How can I prevent this?
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Using Windows RDP Protocol to connect to OS X

Are there any programs that enable me to connect to my Mac (OS X Mavericks) using Windows RDP (so that I can use the RDP programs that comes with most Windows versions)? I am aware of the program ...
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Windows 8 Project64 Failed to initialize DirectX error

I want to use project64 on my computer via remote desktop, but I always get this error: Failed to initialize DirectX error Error code: 8876086A There seems to be not fix related to my problem on ...
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RRAS VPN Connection Failling with 800 Error

I have a Virtual Server in office which runs my RRAS-VPN. This is in order for me to connect to the office over the internet while i am away. I Installed RAS Role in my Member Server ...
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Screen Sharing to multiple Users

I designed an lms which teacher can run a virtual class. I need to make a desktop sharing solution (view only) for my project. As i saw vnc is good but i want to send teacher screen to the server and ...
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Remote Desktop: Works on one computer but not another

(also posted on stackoverflow and server fault) Finally switching from desktop to laptop at work. I use Remote Desktop quite a bit to access our server (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard). I can ...
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Can't get multiple monitors to work with windows remote desktop

My remote desktop session is refusing to use both monitors. Here's how they are laid out I do have the option checked in the Remote Desktop Connection What else can I do?
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Locking and Terminating User Sessions via Group Policy settings

To conform with some new security requirements, my company is implementing Group Policy solutions to existing security vulnerabilities. My current assignment is to find and implement Group Policy ...
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Mirroring Windows Media Center video

I use Windows 7 Media Center for our primary TV watching. I'd like to mirror the display to our Windows 8 kitchen laptop. How can I do this? I've looked into VNC, but every server I've found ...
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Mac to PC RDP same LAN

I can RDP into my work desktop from home (using a Macbook Pro, early-2011) but when I'm on the work network with my Mac, I can't bring up my desktop using RDP (same credentials) - I keep getting an ...
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How can I keep Remote Desktop from timing out?

I'm using remote desktop to connect to a development web server. The default timeout seems to be < 30 minutes. Reconnecting is slow, so I would like to make the timeout be at least a day. I have ...
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Can windows allow a group of users remote control over a single user/desktop/environment?

On ubuntu I can set up a server to only allow a group of users to log in and allow that group to su and control e.g. a webserver user. Is there a way for me to replicate that flow with Windows, LDAP ...
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ChunkVNC gives error with new winvnc.exe

I have downloaded new version of uvnc - 1.2.0.1 and copy winvnc.exe to SRC\InstantSupport_Files in ChunkVNC directory. Now, when I use ChunkVNC 3.3.1 Compiler, script stop at UltraVNC Server Property ...
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Unable to right click in Mac RDP session

I am connecting to a Windows Server 2012 VM (hosted in Azure) via Microsoft RDP 8.0.9 from my Macbook Pro. I am having trouble right-clicking within the VM using the trackpad. The usual shortcuts ...
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Force Windows 7 RDP Clients to use specific connection settings to save bandwidth

Is there a way to force users who are connecting to Remote Desktop to use certain settings (like setting a policy on the machine they are connecting to)? I am trying to save bandwidth on the little ...
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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 ...