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 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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VPN & remote desktop [on hold]

I am new when It comes to VPN, so I have the following question: I have an computer at my work. To access it, I must have VPN. I want to access my computer as remote desktop, so I can control it. ...
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Tunneling an RDP Connection Windows to Windows

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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Join two computers to work as one [on hold]

So I got a new dumb pc, and I have now two really dumb PCs! Both are installed with Windows 7! One of them is x64 and the other is x86 and I want to do the x64 all the hard work and I want the x86 ...
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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 ...
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Is an .RDP file cross-platform?

If you create an .RDP file on a windows machine by using the save as feature, can you then use the same .RDP file on a mac if the mac has a proper RDP client installed, such as "RD Client"? If not, ...
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Remote Desktop DPI nightmare in Windows 8.1/2012 R2 - how can I fix it?

Several of my users have 1 Surface Pro 3 (Windows 8.1 with all updates) and 2 ViewSonic monitorsand they connect to our servers using Remote Desktop 2012 R2. All screens are fine on client, but when ...
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Ethernet Data Traffic hidden from Wireshark capture

I have a puzzle I am not able to figure out, I would appreciate any help. I am connected to a remote desktop using windows default remote desktop utility (Windows 8 locally, Windows 7 remotely). The ...
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Remote desktop connection - No password [duplicate]

In our setup we have a network of 6 to 8 computer with no one of them having password and it logs straight on with operator user id. I want control these systems remotely but due to no password it ...
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Windows “modern UI” apps fail to display in RDP

This is a problem which only recently emerged. If I boot my 8.1 system and RDP into it (login over the network), and then within the RDP session attempt to launch a "modern UI" app (e.g. Contacts, ...
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server 2012 r2, no rdp no kb no mouse

got a tough one for ya. pretty sure its registry/ windows updates related. restart server one day on bootup no kb or mouse work through local console. no remote desktop working or ikvm from the ...
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Can't connect to Windows 10 VM on Azure after installing update

I have a Windows 10 VM on Azure, to which I connect using remote desktop. Today I installed the latest preview build on it, and now I can no longer connect using RDP: my credentials no longer work, ...
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Windows 7 PC refusing to accept RDP connection

We operate a mainly Mac network but our 3 main video rendering machines are all Windows 7 PCs. 2 out of the 3 are accepting RDP connections but one of them just refuses to work both internally or ...
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Possible to know whether a DVI-connected monitor is on via software?

Is it possible to determine via software whether a DVI-connected monitor is currently powered on? (Windows 7)
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how to access my PC if all the accounts got deleted by mistake

please help me.I configured an Win 7 PC, and connected remote from another lap. And by my ridiculous mistake I deleted all the accounts in my PC from the remote lap. Its now impossible to enter to my ...
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What is usable latency for ssh and RDP?

What is usable latency for ssh and Windows Remote Desktop Connection (RDP)? By usable, I mean for things like editing text through a text editor over ssh or RDP so that the latency wouldn't drive the ...
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When citrix is accessing client folders accessing times grow very quickly to unusable speed

We have been successfully using citrix for a while but recently we have discovered clients using Citrix Reciever are having issues with browsing local files. Clients have obviously different local ...
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Sync iTunes on Hyper-V VM with iPhone plugged into client’s USB port over RDC [duplicate]

I’m wondering if it is possible to sync iTunes on a Hyper-V Virtual Machine with an iPhone plugged into the client’s USB port over Remote Desktop Connection. Below is my config and what I have tried. ...
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Windows 8.1 lock screen changes on remote desktop connect

The lock screen of my home computer is customised, which shows up (as expected) on boot-up. However, whenever I remote desktop to the computer, its lock screen becomes one of the default Windows lock ...
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Is there any method to keep DataLoad classic working on an extended desktop while performing other tasks on the laptop?

I am using DataLoad Classic v5.4.1.0 to load form-data in Oracle EBS R12 application. I have got a monitor which I am using to extend my desktop. On the extended desktop in the monitor, I want to run ...
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Remote desktop no longer prompting when both connections are used

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise which we regularly remote desktop into that does not have Terminal Services. It used to give us a prompt when both connections were already in use, giving ...
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Magnify Individual window in Windows 8.1

Do any programs exist which magnify a single window on a pixel level (that work with Windows 8.1)? By "pixel level" I mean that for 2x magnification each pixel in the program is displayed as a 2x2 ...
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What is “Persistent Bitmap Caching”? [duplicate]

The Remote Desktop client shows me this option to connect: What does this option do?
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Dropping packets in Windows 7 with SonicWall VPN but OK using Windows 8.1

I originally posted this over at SO but they suggested that I post it here instead, so I am reposting it here: I am having a problem with my network connection when using SonicWall VPN and I think ...
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Not clear/sharp font in Windows after connecting it thru Remote desktop for the 1st time

Today I've logged in thru remote session to my Windows 7 machine for the 1st time. After that I came back and on started working on site (physically on box), bud noticed immediately that my font is ...
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How to map remote(not local) drive (which is also a mapped VM drive) using Remote Desktop Connection?

I have a mapped VM drive on my PC at work and wish to map it remotely from home. Is it possible to do this from Remote Desktop Connection?
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How to turn off sliding sign-in screen windows Server 2012

I frequently work from a long distance over VPN with a not-great internet connection. I use Remote Desktop to log onto the Windows Server 2012. Every time I want to log in I wait for the log in ...
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remote desktop port forwarding

I'm trying to forward a port to access my computer outside of local network. I've set up remote desktop to listen on port 3391. When I try locally, I can connect. When I try from remote machines, ...
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Where TeamViewerQS keeps the ID? [duplicate]

I'm using TeamViewerQS(It is something like Portable version). I need to find where it holds ID and get it. I tried to find it in the regedit but i didn't find it. What can you advise me? I need to ...
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Where TeamViewer keeps the ID?

I'm using TeamViewer 9. I need to find where it holds ID and get it. I tried to find it in the regedit but i didn't find it. What can you advise me? I need to find id and send it to my gate.php or i ...
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RDP on windows 8.1 Pro on A VM machine

I am trying to get RDP to work on my windows 8.1 virtual machines. I am running hyper v for the virtual machines and have set up 5 machines with virtual adapters. I have set Ip's on machines and on my ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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TeamViewer VPN does not change public IP

I'm confused about how TeamViewer's VPN service works. When I used a dedicated VPN program like CyberGhost before, it would change my public IP so that my traffic appeared to originate from a separate ...
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Can Windows 2008 “call home”?

I'd like to set up Windows 2008 r2 images that I can then access remotely. Ideally, they'd "call home" once booted, and somehow provide a way for me to remotely administer them. They would likely ...
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Is there a way to temporarily reserve a Windows 7 PC for a specific user?

In our lab we have a couple of our more powerful machines, setup for remote access only. User who are members of the lab domain can log on to any of the lab machines, including the ones I just ...
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Remote desktop disabled on all domain PC's after domain administrator password change

It seems that all the Win7 PC's on our domain have had remote desktop disabled. When setting up PC's for the domain we always enable the remote desktop option for the user who's machine it will be. ...
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Eliminate all Windows Remote Desktop Connection warnings

I use Windows RDP to connect to a variety of Windows operating systems. Sometimes I get security prompts (even after checking "don't display this again") relating to certificates, other times related ...
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Unable to connect to Remote Desktop

So here's the situation. I'm technically savvy, but weak on networking. I'm attempting to connect via Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to my desktop PC. It IS working if I connect using the ...
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Unable to Remote Desktop Connect as Local Administrator

In the screenshot below, you can see that I am currently logged into one of our Windows 2008 servers using my network account. It shows a picture of the settings in the Local Security Policy. The ...
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Workaround for Mavericks OSX for Java security

Is it possible to run a version of Java on OSX Mavericks that allows for "medium" security settings? This setting is required for my business' web-based remote access portal. Any suggestions/tips ...
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Remote Access disabled upon restart

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 installed on a desktop I use as a Media/Data/Backup server, and I've always had the problem that when it undergoes any abrupt shutdown, either due to power failure, or ...
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Ubuntu server remote desktop blank screen

I have a server running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. Things were running fine until I removed (complete uninstall) OpenBox and Lightweight LXDE for trying other desktops. Now the server boots fine but shows ...