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Allow desktop composition is missing from Group Policy - Windows 7 Ultimate - RDP

I have two Windows 7 Ultimate machines both with SP1 and all updates installed of course. Both machines can run Aero and everything. They are both new and modern machines, you get the idea. But ...
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21 views

Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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19 views

Set hard resolution for RDP and how resolution works with RDP

I have written a program that performs some mouseclicks on the screen, this is wonderful and working fine however when I RDP in from another location those mouseclicks change due to the resolution ...
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1answer
18 views

Remote Desktop Window 7 Professional options missing

My computer is running Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit Logged in as Administrator The 'Remote desktop' option to "allow connections..." is not present under Control Panel\System and Security\System ...
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25 views

how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded os) to remote machine(windows 7) via rdp. The problem is once I try to test the audio via skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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Automatically setting network connection to Home on Windows 7

I have a business computer that runs in a VM and I don't know how this business is triggering the network setting dialog that popups when you first connect to a network, but when it resets, they can't ...
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Autologoff after closing application on RDP

Can anybody help me with a script or batchfile, that starts an exe file on autologon and autologoff if the exe is closed? The problem is I must start this: C:\Program Files ...
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1answer
37 views

How to get remote username on windows machine

I tried this command wmic.exe /node:IP-or-HostName ComputerSystem Get UserName but I get access denied as i don't have password to the remote machine.I can only ping the ipaddress and I have its name ...
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29 views

After a couple of logins, I can no longer remote into a PC

I have a PC that I only "remote desktop" into. I'll do it a couple of times and it'll be fine. But then at some point (usually within a day), I wouldn't be able to terminal into it. When I try, a ...
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RDP can't reconnect after connection drops

We have a number of development VMs running which we typically access through RDP. After a few hours the connection will drop leaving us unable to reconnect giving the following message: This ...
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0answers
19 views

VNC into Mac doesn't transmit the control key

When I remote desktop into my mac from my windows laptop, I can't seem to figure out how to get the control key to transmit. This is very detrimental to me as I do most of my work in eclipse and I use ...
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41 views

Any shortcut for switching between Remote Desktop and local desktop? [duplicate]

Normally in windows we use "ALT+TAB" to switch between windows. So is there any shortcut for switching between my desktop and remote desktop. I need it desperately.
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34 views

Error while installing IIS on VM?

My Client has set up a VM for me. It is a Windows-7,64 bit machine. When I tried to configure IIS on that machine , It is showing an error, An error has occurred.Not all the features were ...
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43 views

RDP blank screen > Hangs for 10 seconds > disconnects

I am trying to connect to Windows 2012 Server via RDP (using a win7 machine). All settings are correctly configured to allow this. The issue: I bring up Windows RDP Enter log in credentials Click ...
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29 views

Unable to load a file within a software using remote desktop connection

I was recently working with Windows Remote desktop connection. The local machine is windows 7 and the remote machine is windows 8. The connection was successful. I have a software installed on the ...
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1answer
153 views

RDP client does not consider smart card as valid for authentication

I have: A Windows 7 client machine. I am not Administrator for that machine. A Windows 2008R2 server, on which I want to open a session using Remote Desktop. A Remote Desktop Gateway, also running ...
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51 views

Maximize Remote desktop but not to full screen

I have been using remote desktop at my office and have been using it in maximized mode, but not in full screen mode. When I press maximize, it covers the entire window but doesn't move to full screen. ...
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26 views

Why does maximized Remote Desktop no longer restore via drag?

Previously, in Windows 7, I was able to "restore" a maximized Remote Desktop window by dragging the blue tab from the top of the screen down toward the middle. (Restore is the term for visible but ...
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31 views

Document / Print Title from Remote Desktop to Local Bullzip Printer

We have a server machine (Windows 2003, with "local" Bullzip printer). I had an old computer (Win7x64). When I printed some document in server by Remote Desktop to local Bullzip printer, the print ...
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1answer
49 views

Windows firewall blocks remote desktop with custom port

I was able to use my remote desktop with custom port when I was using Kaspersky Internet Security. Now, I have uninstalled my Kaspersky and switch to Avast!. Therefore, the windows firewall is turned ...
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1answer
50 views

how to stop win7 pro/64bit remotedesktop title from showing remote IP plus my secret port number

Fact: Win7 shows both IP & port number as the upper left of title of MSTSC screen. Issue: This defeats the purpose of hiding the port number (not 3389). This holds regardless I am using a RDP ...
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36 views

Keep Windows GUI active when switching user and when closing Remote Desktop

I need to run a GUI script (AutoHotKey, which makes mouse clicks and press keys) on: A different windows user (i.e. I run the script, then switch user while keeping the session active) A remote ...
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20 views

How to troubleshoot intermittent connectivity with Windows7 / Toshiba laptop

I have a Windows 7 laptop Toshiba satellite C 640 that I usually RDP into on my home wireless network with a netgear N300 wireless router. I have not made much modifications to the windows7 that ...
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Windows 7 Autologin - Tray icons not showing up when no display attached

I am setting up my Win 7 box to be an HTPC and have autologin set up. I am seeing a problem though where some of the tray icons do not show up, and this appears to be caused by the lack of a ...
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30 views

Login to RDS session

As the moment, I have to log into my desktop, start mstsc, and type in the rds details to login to my rds desktop session. Is it possible to go directly into the rds session without having to load my ...
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1answer
46 views

Extended display for two monitors

I have three monitors connected to a windows 7 machine. I would like to extend the monitor from far left to the monitor in far right. And keep the middle screen independent. Is there anyway to do ...
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124 views

How can I add a warning before I turn off my computer?

I want to use TeamViewer on my work PC to work from home when I need to. Being a creature of habit I'm afraid i'll click the shutdown button on the friday before the week-end when I need it the ...
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36 views

Remoting into Windows 7 computer wipes out PATH

When I remote into my Windows 7 computer (local admin user), weird things are happening. I had RDC (mstsc) and Windows Explorer icon on my Task Bar, clicked on them then "cannot find item" error, ...
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26 views

How to Connect remotely to the basic computer without having to disconnect another user

I'am on Windows 7 OS, I'am wondering if there is a way to use my computer remotely which is located at my home, at the same time while someone from my family is already logged in with it's own ...
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2answers
108 views

Having no password on windows 7 log in physically, but with password through RDP

So I am trying to make my main desktop be able to reboot right into the desktop without asking for a password, but I still want to be secure when I'm accessing it remotely. No one is ever going to ...
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75 views

File copy and paste over RDP stopped working

I use Remote Desktop from a Window 8.1 Pro 64 bit PC to a remote Windows XP Pro SP3. Recently I noticed copy&paste of files does not work in either direction. Copy&paste if text and images ...
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47 views

Should I be able to remote into a machine even at the login screen

At work I have a laptop, windows 7, and I can remote into it. But sometimes it needs to be restarted (or gets restarted with updates) and then I can not log into it with Remote Desktop. This is ...
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49 views

Dual monitor with Windows 7 in remote desktop view issue

My Windows 7 machine has dual monitor setup and it works well. Recently I replaced the primary monitor from 23 inch to 24 inch. Then comes an issue: when I connect to the machine using Windows' ...
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Workaround for USB RemoteFX specific to Android Development

I am in the following situation as of this moment: I have a fast PC (Windows 8.1 Pro) at home, that is online when needed. I have a slow laptop (Windows 7 SP-newest Enterprise) for university, that ...
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How to run wampserver on remote computer while using Remote Desktop Connection [closed]

I'am connected to a remote computer by using Remote Desktop Connection. Both computers are running Windows 7. On my remote computer, I have installed wampserver which runs well itself while working ...
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1answer
71 views

Remote desktop sessions - can you be active and idle at the same time?

When someone has a state of 'active' and an idle time, does that mean that they are logged into the remote desktop, but haven't used it for 'n' minutes, where 'n' is the idle time? I've been ...
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64 views

View local devices in a virtual machine in remote desktop

I've this weird situation: A server machine (CentOS) is running a virtual machine (XP) via VirtualBox. From my desktop PC (W7) I want to use an USB device. I've already selected the right options in ...
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1answer
469 views

How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

When I user remote desktop to connect to a Window 7 Professional computer (using win7 pro RDP) it first prompts me for my password: after successfully authenticating there, it connects to the ...
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72 views

RDP disabled but still logging successful connections on disabled accounts

Since i was suspicious about unauthorized RDP connections on my computer, I disabled the RDP service to make sure nobody could access my computer any more. After this, I checked the logs in ...
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114 views

Why is Windows 7 displaying a Windows XP style monitor icon and not using Aero theme when using Remote Desktop?

I recently discovered that Windows 7 is displaying a Windows XP style monitor icon when I view the properties window for the computer (e.g. Control Panel - System and Security - System). See the ...
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175 views

Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.10 Remote Desktop NO AUDIO

I have connected to Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows & using xrdp. I have also checked the local setting audio option "Play on this computer",still i am not able to get audio on Windows. .
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Blank Screen after logging in locally after RDP to Windows 7 PC

Several users work from home once a day. They RDP to their workstations (running Windows 7) from home and then when they arrive in the office the next day, they login locally again. When they login ...
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2answers
289 views

How log off from a session in Remote Desktop Connection without having the Windows login windows appearing?

I have a kiosk application running on Windows 7 Ultimate, I use Remote Desktop Connection to access the device for maintenance. As soon as I connect to the kiosk it shows the Windows login screen ...
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1answer
45 views

Problems using Remote Desktop between Win7 desktop and Win8 laptop

I'm trying to connect to my desktop from my laptop through Remote Desktop. I've gotten as far as enabling it in system settings (Allow connections from computer running any version of Remote Desktop), ...
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1answer
27 views

Windows occasionally thinks a modifier key is being pressed when switching in and out of remote desktop

So I use remote desktop a fair amount of the time at work, and I'm running into the following issue: Sometimes, when switching back and forth between my remote and local session (remote session is ...
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1answer
30 views

Remote Desktop Assistance setup

How do I setup Remote Desktop Assistance in a LAN environment so me as the admin can: Initiate the connection The user does not have to confirm me access to his/her system
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27 views

New Windows 7 install - can't log in to some websites or remote desktop

Just got a new (used) computer and installed Windows 7 and all updates. In Internet Explorer 11 I can't sign in to many websites... as soon as I click sign in it just goes back to the same sign in ...
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21 views

RDP slow on specific combination between laptop and network

I have noticed the following, and just don't understand what could be causing this problem: We always work on laptops via wifi and RDP On a specific customer's wifi network, one specific laptop is ...
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How can I turn on my computer and bypass the password with Android

I am travelling overseas but would like to be able to remotely turn on and control my computer (Win7) from my Android (i9500 jtxx on 4.3 rooted) phone. My computer is currently password protected, and ...
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RDP and Multiple Display Issue

I have a ViewSonic VA2248 external monitor, which is set as my main monitor, connected to my work HP ProBook 4520s running Windows 7 Professional. Every time I use RDP on my iPhone, iPad, or home ...