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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Can't edit Local Security Policy in Windows 7

I'm trying to add users to the Access this computer from the network User Rights Assignment policy but the 'Add' button is disabled: I'm connecting to the machine via RDP using the local ...
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SSH into remote computer from home (Port foward)

Sometimes the VPN at my friend's place goes down and there ends up being no way to access his computer remotely. I was looking up SSH port forwarding but do not really understand what I'm reading. ...
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File cut-and-paste over RDP works as copy-and-paste

When I cut a file on the remote machine and paste it to the local machine, the file is copied OK, but the remote file is not deleted. Is this behavior by design, or am I missing something?
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Connecting to remote desktop from windows through ssh

I am sitting on a Windows computer, on a network, that doesn’t allow me to connect to a Windows server outside the network on RDP - however I am able to SSH into a third server outside the network. ...
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Windows 10 “auto login” after connecting via rdp (mstsc)

After Upgrading 2 of my PCs (same LAN network) to Windows 10 (coming from Win8.1) i tried to setup my old Remote Configurations. When i connect via rdp (mstsc.exe) I'm getting the active session of ...
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Unable to open more than 1 RDP session at a time

A user has lately been experiencing an issue when trying to connect to 2 different RDP sessions at a time. They will connect to one ok but when trying to connect to another, the session does not ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop can't interact with remote machine

I have remote chrome desktop installed on my home laptop and a desktop at another location. On several occasions, I have connected to the laptop and instead of working normally, it isn't working at ...
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Win10 can be remoted to destop(using mstsc) from Win8 or Win7?

I installed win10 preview ,then on Win7 to remote to Win10(using mstsc),I can't using the any appliaction: just show the title bar but not show the content. Now, I want to install Win10 but I'm not ...
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Connecting via Remote Desktop to machine with Public network location?

I have two Windows 7 computers connected on the same network via a switch. I'll call one "local" and the other "remote". When I connected the remote computer to my network I chose the network ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop with Windows 10 headless NAS, No Physical Mouse attached, Cannot see mouse pointer, Mouse emulator

Just moved to Windows 10, love the new look, issue is my NAS is Headless and I use a HDMI emulator so as to activate the display when I connect to it locally/remotely via Chrome Remote Desktop. The ...
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Copy and paste, Remote desktop application from Windows pc to Linux

How can I enable copy and paste in the Remote desktop application? it used to work but it has stopped for some reason I don't know. clipboard driver is enabled; and so is the local C folder. I don't ...
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x2go (NX) - client folder sharing not working

I am working on setting up a X2GO server, which is using the NX libraries to provide remote desktop. Installed it on Ubuntu 14.04 (a VM within XenServer), with LXDE desktop and the corresponding ...
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RDP Not Working Properly Remotely Windows Server 2012

I run a Windows 2012 server, I am having some issues using RDP. Up until a few days ago it was working perfectly from outside my network,however now it won't work. To be more specific it logs me in ...
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Alternate solution for Microsoft Remote Assistance in server 2012 R2

We have a windows server 2012 server with terminal server configured for multi user login. That server is being used as the Thin-client server as well as RDP server which will be accessed by our ...
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What's the way to stream teacher's desktop on students' desktop in Windows?

How do you stream media and text to multiple screens simultaneously with Windows on a private network? This is our situation: We don't have any projector in our classroom. It's needed to give ...
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Why does remote desktop not work for me by computer name [on hold]

Hi there i am working in the organization and i am not accessible my pc through RDC by name it gives me an error and only can be access through IP in the organization. I first used to rdc the pc by ...
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Firefox disappears after RDP Session being closed, but process still active (Debian)

I've installed xrdp, vnc4server, xfce4 and xfce4-terminal on my debian server to have a desktop on it and want to run firefox on it which should permanently have a tab open. My problem is, when I ...
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Review RDP Session from TCPDump

Is it possible to visualize a RDP-Session (ie. convert to video) if you have the tcpdump (containing the entire session) and all involved cryptographic keys (client and server)?
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Mouse cursors position not refreshing on remote desktop connection from mac to pc

I established a remote desktop connection from a Mac to a Windows RDP client. The keyboard works fine, but the mouse cursor only refreshes, when I click on an item. How can I make the cursor always ...
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How do I set up non local network folder sharing?

I am not a tech savvy person so this may be very easy to solve or not solvable at all, or perhaps there is a better way that I am not thinking of... The Situation: Three (3) Desktop Computers ...
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Windows TS licensing not allowing more than 2 connections

I have two servers both running Windows Server 2012 R2. One has the Remote Desktop License Role and the other has the rest of the RD roles (Session Host, Broker, Web Access). I have the license server ...
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Can I use touch input instead of a cursor with Chrome Remote Desktop?

I'm currently using my mobile device to access my laptop running Windows 8.1 via the Chrome Remote Desktop app. It works fine, however I find it not user friendly having to drag my finger across the ...
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MS remote desktop “remote app” in a window?

Is it possible to run an MSTSC / remote desktop "remote app" in a self contained Window? My organisation recently switched from Citrix to RDP, however when using multiple remote applications with a ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working on Windows 8.1

I am having an issue with RDP on Windows 8.1. Just several days ago RDC worked fine but now it does not. VPN connects ok but not RDC. The tips on sysprobs.com are good but did not help. When I ...
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Cannot connect RDP on first try if running via bat or task scheduler. Works if done manually

I'm currently on Windows 8.1 using a TermServer wrapper to enable self RDP connections. The idea is running a Kiosk like system that loads up a single front end, then provides a separate profile ...
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Can Windows 2008 terminal service control user/server clipboard become unidirectional copy or paste?

Can Windows 2008 terminal service control user/server clipboard become unidirectional copy or paste? For Example: User can copy text to Server clipboard and paste text to Client clipboard but ...
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Required Services for RDC in Safe Mode?

Does anyone know exactly which Services I need to add to Safe Mode + Networking to be able to RDC into a machine, just on the local subnet? I've added the ones I thought would do it... Remote ...
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Remote desktop into Virtual Machine on Ubuntu Server through a Mac

I'm trying to remote desktop into a Windows virtual machine that is running on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I'm on OS X Yosemite and I can't figure out how to do it. I downloaded the app Microsoft Remote ...
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windows 10 RDP does not connect to remote computer

I recently had my windows system update to windows 10. both systems started on windows 8.1. I've been trying to configure the machines for remote access but am having limited/no luck. Some notes of ...
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While using RDC with two monitors, mouse click occurred not where mouse was

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and a local machine running Windows 7. Local machine is connected to two monitors and when connecting via RDC to the server, both monitors (TVs) are used ...
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Get Alerts With Remote Desktop In FullScreen/All Display Mode?

I'm using remote desktop in full-screen mode on both of my monitors. This works great, except that I have certain things I need to run locally (like Outlook or a work-chat program). The problem is ...
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Remote Desktop Connections Outlook Alerts - mail notifications do not pop up, but calendar do

I searched a while for it and did not come across any solution that worked for me. My problem is I am working via a Remote Desktop Connection to a Windows Server 2008 R2 and Outlook 2010 new mail ...
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Sound sometimes does not work for some programs in Windows 7, even from Mixer dialog

In my Windows 7, the sound works for some programs sometimes but not for other, and for those other programs, sometimes it works, sometimes not, with the change happening without reboot. Here: if I ...
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Windows 10 pro 64 bit - Remote Desktop can't move files

I am able to connect 2 computers both running Windows 10 Pro and using the new remote desktop available from the Microsoft store as a free app. My problem is I can't move any files like I used to be ...
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I'm losing permissions to certain nerwork folders after opening remote desktop

A number of employees at our company are struggling with this issue and our IT department has no idea how to resolve it. I've been given access to folders on our network drive, but every time I ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to user on VPN [on hold]

Scenario: Support is at work location. User is at home, connecting to work via VPN. The support person then get's user's IP via logged in users on VPN. He uses Remote Desktop Connection to connect ...
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RDP won't span across multiple monitors anymore

Windows 7: works. In Windows 8.1: worked perfectly. In Windows 10 Insider Preview: worked perfectly. In Windows 10 Pro: Works only on one monitor. Ignores /span and /multimonitor params. I have ...
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remote desktop - How can I enable RemoteApp serving in Windows 10?

It can be enabled in Windows 7/8/8.1 by some tools. When I use RemoteApp tool in Windows 10 PRO, and create rdp file with a valid configuration, the client can't run rdp file. Login window appears ...
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Can I toggle “Use All My Monitors For Remote Sessions” when on RDP without disconnecting and re-connecting?

I sometimes need my RDP session to use both my monitors, and sometimes I need the RDP session to use one monitor and the local to use the other. But to toggle I need to disconnect first and then ...
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Using ubuntu from a mac (alternatives to X11 forwarding + XQuartz?)

What would you say is the latest/preferred way to connect from a mac to a linux box? At the moment I am using X11 forwarding over a dedicated ethernet connection plus NFS shared folders. My ...
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RDP, IIS, SQL Server no longer working

Remote desktop, as well as SQL Server 2008 R2, as well as IIS 7.5 have all mysteriously stopped allowing connections via my local network. Originally, I thought that this could be the result of a root ...
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Unable to connect to Windows 10 VM Using Remote Desktop

I am having trouble trying to connect to a new Windows 10 Pro virtual machine I created using VirtualBox 5 on Windows 7. I created the VM using the Windows 10 template and used a virtual cd with the ...
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Don't show password screen after using remote desktop

I've just upgraded to Windows 10, I've disabled all the login screens by using the normal methods netplwiz and also disabling password after sleep. However whenever i remote desktop into my PC from an ...
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RDP to computer at home, that is VPNed to work network, drops VPN after RDP login

It is VPN using Juniper to work network. But I have the laptop at home, and I'm trying to RDP to it through my router. It sees it just fine, logs in fine, but as soon as I try to take the session, ...
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Windows 10 Remote desktop not working properly (The Remote desktop services is currently busy)

I have four machines running Windows 10 Pro, all upgraded from Windows 8.1. I use mstsc to remote between them. When I do this several things commonly go wrong. The first workflow 1a) On first ...
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“Performance options” window after rdp login on Windows Server 2008 R2

After a successful p2v, the "Performance options" window appears at every remote desktop connection. Even if the settings was already applied. This problem is occurring on every user. It ask : ...
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Remote Desktop shadowing returns 'Access is Denied'

I'm trying to shadow a console session. For now this works fine when using shadow ID on the commandline directly on the Windows 2008 R2 server. So I'm able to view the remote session of the console in ...
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Remote PC automatically restarts when user pc disconnect LAN cable without exiting Remote desktop

I'm having a issue whereby when I use PC A and establish a Windows Remote Desktop to PC B, after it's connected, when I pull out the LAN cable without closing the remote desktop window, PC B ...
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How do I get mstsc.exe to connect to remote computer without credentials?

I'm trying to automate mstsc.exe (windows remote desktop client) to automatically connect to a particular machine. I'm seeing different behaviors with different client machines. When connecting to ...
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How to upstream microphone audio over RDP?

I would like to be able to use Cortana over my remote desktop connection from my Mac. Windows explicitly states this is not supported in Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac. Is there any way to do ...