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Virtualised windows 8.1u1 box always logs out on rdp disconnect

I have a fresh windows 8.1 install running inside virtual box. Active directory is not in use. I can remote desktop to it OK, but as soon as I disconnect it logs the user out. I've disabled the ...
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4answers
49 views

Windows 8 remote desktop - can I see what the remote user sees?

I have a Windows 8 computer on my test bench connected to a test set with a dedicated incoming internet line. By using remote desktop, I allow it to be used by people in India to remotely control the ...
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31 views

Found default.rdp in documents and some unusual logs - is this suspicious?

I've never used Remote Desktop Connection, yet I found a default.rdp file in Documents. However I can't guarantee that I have never opened remote desktop by accident which may have created this ...
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37 views

Windows 8 Home: Remote Desktop shows black screen

I use the Remote Desktop application from Mircosoft to connect from a Windows 8.1 (Home version) machine to a Windows 7 machine. The connection is successful, I could see the desktop of the Windows 7 ...
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1answer
60 views

Stay logged in while RDP session is over

I wasn't able to find answer to my question. Is it possible to use RDP protocol (I am using Windows 8.1) and once I finish with remote control and disconnect from session, last logged user would stay ...
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0answers
35 views

Autologin multiple Windows accounts at startup

I have 3 windows accounts on my computer. Each account has few apps to start automatically upon startup. I've set one windows account on autologin using standard Windows settings. Is there any way ...
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37 views

Remote desktop does not pass Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down)

Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down) do not seem to be assigned to any Windows function, yet they are not passed correctly by Remote Desktop. Can this be fixed? Tested on Win8.
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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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4answers
88 views

How can I Remote Desktop to a Windows 8 PC while another user is connected?

I, UserA, would like to remote desktop (RDP) to a Windows 8 Machine while UserB is working on that same machine. Is this possible?
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29 views

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 ...
3
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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), ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Remote desktop stops receiving input (hangs) periodically

I am working with MS remote desktop feature, from windows 8 notebook client and windows 8.1 as a desktop server (running windows 8.1 prof). The connection is over LAN, speed indicators are all ...
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1answer
111 views

Mouse with forward/back buttons and remote desktop

I have a logitech MX518 that has nice forward and back buttons built onto the mouse directly. They work great locally. However anytime over remote desktop these buttons do nothing. This happens both ...
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0answers
36 views

RDP Windows 8.0 Standard to Windows 8.0 Pro Fails to connect

I've got two fully patched W-8.0 PCs on the same LAN, on the same WorkGroup and a Windows 7 Ultimate PC. I've been using RDP for years on this network, and have all the PCs enabled for RDP that are ...
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0answers
321 views

UNC, Remote Desktop, Homegroup issues on Windows 8.1

I have three Windows 8.1 computers, named "SERVER", "TRAVEL" and "MIKEPC". All are members of the same homegroup. I'm experiencing the following symptoms: From MIKEPC to SERVER Remote desktop ...
0
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0answers
131 views

Windows 8 - Cannot use remote desktop over wireless connection

I'm running WIndows 8 Home and trying to connect to a Windows 7 machine (that I know to be properly configured) using Cisco vpn. I have for the last 6 months been able to wirelessly connect without ...
0
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1answer
344 views

Remote Desktop Graphics Card

So as most people know, when you use RDP to connect to your desktop, it disables the graphics card and uses generic CUDA. I don't want Windows to revert to using CUDA instead of the Graphics Card. I ...
1
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1answer
72 views

can you enable remote desktop on new first turned on windows pc via cd/usb stick WITHOUT a monitor?

I have a specific problem. I'm trying to get a relative to setup a new PC for me. The issue is there is no monitor installed! When it arrives I want a relative to plug it in (just the basics, ...
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2answers
37 views

How do I get administrator access to my PC using a secondary account and Remote Desktop?

The issue My pc's graphics card died out on me a week ago. I need to be able to control the pc remotely. Specs PC is connected to home network via cable to router. PC is running Windows 8.0 ...
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0answers
48 views

How to force Windows Battery/Power notifications to display over RDP sessions

I have fast machine with SSDs and when the low battery notification for 10% etc pops up, I don't always see it if I'm working in a full screen RDP Session. I've set my PC to hibernate on low battery, ...
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0answers
177 views

Remote Desktop Connection Manager .rdg file missing servers

I went to restart my machine, and I guess I forced shutdown, which had RDCM up. When I logged in and opened up the .rdg file I had open before the shutdown, there are a lot of server info gone. I had ...
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0answers
124 views

remote desktop windows 8 cannot connect

In my home I have two computers one running on Windows 7 and the other one is on Windows 8. I am able to connect my office computer using the Windows 7 computer. But I am unable to connect using my ...
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1answer
64 views

Lag on remote desktop when viewing Windows 8 start screen

Windows 8 has animations for both the start screen and the login screen. These occur when the start screen is loaded and the tiles animate in. The same thing happens on the login screen where the ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Remote Desktop Zooming

Using Remote Desktop from a device with a hi-res screen (say, a Surface Pro) is decidedly tricky - as everything displays 1:1 scale and so looks tiny. If the machine you are remoting into runs Server ...
1
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1answer
57 views

How can I sign out other sessions via remote desktop? [duplicate]

When I sign in via remote desktop sometimes the guest user is active and I need to wait for their permission to disconnect them before I can log in via remote desktop. However I do not want any user ...
1
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2answers
374 views

Is it possible to 'Trust' a Remote Desktop connection on the same domain?

I have a Windows 8 PC, and I find that day-to-day I'm connecting to various VMs or Servers running inside my organisation's domain. However, each time I connect to a server, it asks me "Do I trust ...
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1answer
808 views

Remote Desktop disconnects after reaching “Estimating connection quality…”

I'm connecting to a Windows 8 machine from a Windows 7 machine. When I try to RDP in to the machine, it prompts me for my credentials, then zooms through the process of connecting until it reaches ...
3
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1answer
240 views

Remote Desktop into Windows 7 pc from Windows 8 pc

My question is if it is possible to remote desktop from my windows 8 laptop into my windows 7 desktop. There are a few more things I want to ask about this. 1) When I setup the remote desktop users ...
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2answers
356 views

Cannot do SSH or Remote Desktop Connection into my office computer?

I've my office computer which is connected to my university wifi account. Whatever I do I'm not able to connect to my Office PC. I have enabled remote desktop and I have put all firewall on off. This ...
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0answers
507 views

Cannot connect to AWS EC2 instance from Windows 7 using RDP

My laptop is running Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601 SP1. In AWS I generated a new Key Pair and downloaded the Private key to my laptop. Ensured that the Security Group used for instance had Port ...
2
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1answer
217 views

RDP to User with Microsoft Account

It's pretty obvious really: a user creates an account for someone with "add a user" and uses a Microsoft Account email, only trouble is, the other user is only able to log in with remote access, but ...
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0answers
232 views

Make UAC prompt in remote desktop not default to smart card

In a remote desktop session, both client and server are Windows 8 Pro (w/Media Center), UAC prompts appear as follows (username and Microsoft account e-mail intentionally obscured, it does appear ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows 8 cannot connect remotely to Windows Server 2012

I have installed Windows Server 2012 and then configured remote applications. At first it was working fine and I could be able to connect remotely and run remote applications from Windows 8 clients. ...
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2answers
2k views

Juniper Remote Desktop Connection Freezing under Windows 8

I recently purchased a Sony Vaio Pro 13 Ultrabook with Windows 8 and I have an issue when connected to the VPN at work where it freezes every few minutes while using Remote Desktop through Juniper. ...
0
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1answer
326 views

Windows Server 2012 - remote gaming - RDP vGPU - Q about the limitations

I want to play games through lan, on my laptop. Ran by the other powerhouse. This, in theory, works. RemoteFX especially if virtualized by Server 2012, can do this. (I have a DX11 card, a required CPU ...
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0answers
50 views

Remote assistance cannot connect to windows XP from a Windows XP pc

I am trying to use Remote assistance feature which is provided in all version of windows OS.We are using invitation file to connect to another pc.In our case server PC is windows XP and it can be ...
2
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1answer
188 views

How to save DirectAccess password on Windows 8?

I'm using DirectAccess with a smartcard to connect to the company Intranet. Eventually connection drops for no apparent reason, and when I click on network notification icon, the DirectAccess ...
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1answer
792 views

Remote Desktop Connection to Windows has wrong keyboard layout

I'm running: OS X 10.8 U.S. English as the default system language a German (Austrian) keyboard layout Via RDP (specifically the Remote Desktop Connection client 2.1.1 from Microsoft), I'm ...
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3answers
2k views

Completely Disable Remote Access?

I recently had to install something to allow a tech agent free reign on my Win 8 Pro Home PC. The tech agent was courteous and professional and I have reasonable faith in her/him; however, I must be ...
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0answers
237 views

Can't start program through Remote Desktop Connection?

I am trying to start a command when I log on through remote desktop connection. The program is: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -r -t 00 -c "Unresponsive Program" I set the program option under ...
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0answers
30 views

Log in to Windows host from Ubuntu guest VM

My work computer (Windows 8 host) is currently inaccessible except through a Linux VM running in VMWare 9. I can't remote desktop in as it appears something has been run by the IT department in the ...
0
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1answer
870 views

How do I remote desktop into a windows 8 pc to a live.com user account without being prompted for username and password?

How do I remote desktop into a windows 8 pc to a live.com user account without being prompted for username and password? I've tried a number of user name and domain combinations, but they all fail on ...
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1answer
117 views

Clear Remote Desktop Connection history

Remote Desktop Connection on Windows (mstsc) saves the previous computers you have connected to in the "Computer" dropdown. How can I clear them, or selectively delete entries?
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1answer
290 views

Is it safe to use remote desktop to connect Windows 8 pro from remote location?

I want to access my home PC from outside from time to time. Is it safe to enable port RDP forward on home router and remote desktop home Windows 8 from remote location? Is another layer of SSH or ...
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1answer
1k views

Using Windows laptop to access Mac mini

Is there a way to access my (headless) Mac mini from my Windows laptop? Via WiFi networking preferred, but if needed I can bring along a hub to connect the 2 machines. I'm looking either for a good ...
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RDP session error: because of a protocol error (0x112f) the remote session will be disconnected

I've initiated the discussion on MSDN:http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winappswithhtml5/thread/72ceca09-ab4a-4689-896c-6c86697333d6. I found that the RDP ActiveX control seems to be a ...
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2answers
1k views

How to get back the 8bit (256) color on RDP with Windows 8?

Until recently (until I updated to Windows 8), I had Windows 7. I had an *.rdp file which I could edit its session bpp value to 8, which implies using 256 colors mode when remote desktop is on. ...
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2answers
511 views

Dual Monitors - Running Win 8 at Home and Remote to Win 7

I am running windows 8 at home on my laptop and remoting into a machine in a closet that runs windows 7. the machine that i am remoting to is set up to run on one monitor. i would like to use a dual ...
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1answer
52 views

Use team viewer with different desktop

I have a computer with windows 8. Is there a way to access this computer from work with team viewer but using another desktop? I want the person at home to still be able to use the computer, watch a ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Remote Desktop small font with Retina Display [duplicate]

I am using Windows 8 Bootcamp on my macbook pro Retina. I've found that when I use remote desktop to connect to my server, it connects in 2880x1800 resolution and makes everything really hard to ...