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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RDP connections keep dropping

I have an odd problem on my notebook (HP Pavilion dv7). My Internet connection seems OK for the most part. But lately I've been having trouble with Remote Desktop connections. While I can connect ...
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Remote Desktop Connection (Mac) does not share drive/folder to the Vista target

I have a Mac OS X 10.5/Intel system, runnging RDC 2.0.1 (latest as far as I know). When I connect to the remote Windows Vista system, I can control the remote desktop, and everything behaves as ...
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Remote Desktop stopped working Windows 7

Remote Desktop stopped working on my Windows 7 machine. This is a huge problem because I need to use RDP to work away from home. Nothing has changed. My router is still using DDNS properly, the ports ...
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How to shrink the Remote Desktop Connection Bar in Windows?

Ever since FireFox 4, page tabs have been moved to the top of the window. This gets pretty irritating when surfing the net through a remote desktop session. Often when I want to switch tabs, if I ...
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How can I enable multiple users login at a time in remote system?

Recently we bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2012 Standard.It's allowing 2 people at a time.So I want to allow more people at a time. How can I do this?
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TightVNC while an RDP session is running

I have TightVNC Server (v. 2.7.10) running on my computer (Windows 8.1 Professional). When I am physically at the computer, others can see my screen using a VNC client. However, when I RDP into my ...
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RDP from Windows 8 to older Windows

My problem is simple. From my computer (Windows 8 Entreprise N), i want to manage some servers (Windows 2003 and Windows 2008). I use Windows+R and Windows+E everytime. Since i change my computer to ...
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Remote desktop client not available in Win7 ultimate

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. I want to use it to connect to my work computer which has all the necessary configurations done. So, I type 'Remote desktop connection' in Search from Start Menu ...
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How to do connect to ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? [duplicate]

How to do connect to Ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? I need to add an account on my Ubuntu machine. Maybe through ssh? Thanks
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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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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Windows Remote Desktop: “configuring remote session” closes without error

I have a desktop/laptop pair at home operating x64 Windows 7 (the desktop was upgraded from Windows Vista, works just fine). I remote desktop to them on a daily basis when outside. In recent weeks, I ...
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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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remote desktop from mac to ubuntu?

I'm looking for a program to remote desktop from my macbook pro to the ubuntu VM I have set up on my home computer. I've read chicken of the VNC works but after using it, it seems to be incredibly ...
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How to open up firewall for incoming Remote Desktop connections in Win 7?

How do you open the Win 7 Firewall for incoming Remote Desktop connections? I get this message in System Properties:
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Is there a log file for RDP connections?

I connect to my work PC via VPN/RDP and I would like to find a log file on my work PC that would include some information on when I used it last, from where my connection originated and how long it ...
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Directly accessing Hyper-V console via RDP

I am wondering if there is a chance to directly connect to a VMs console via RDP. It seems the hyper-v manager is basicaly doing the same when connecting to a VMs console.
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Windows 8 RDP connection randomly dropping

Remote desktop connections from one Windows 8 (Pro, 64-bit) machine to another Windows 8 (Pro, 64-bit) machine are being dropped at seemingly random intervals. I can successfully reconnect immediately ...
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Server Certificates Missing in IIS

On my Windows Server 2012 R2 box, when I connect to it through Remote Desktop, I'm trying to setup a server certificate but in IIS, in the "IIS" group, there is no Server Certificates feature. I ...
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Remote Desktop closes with Fatal Error (Error Code: 5)

We have one PC (Windows XP SP3) that we can not log onto using a Remote Desktop session. Logging on to the PC directly (sitting in front of it using the connected keyboard and monitor) work fine. ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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How to force Remote Desktop via firewall rules to use LAN instead of WLAN?

WLAN has higher priorities than LAN but Remote Desktop seems to still use WLAN. I tried to achieve this by setting up a firewall rule but this does not seem to do the trick. Here is what I tried: ...
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Can I prevent users from logging in using Remote Desktop if a disconnected session exists?

On Windows XP, if a user is connected to a XP client using Remote Desktop, a second user cannot log on -- regardless whether the RDP session is active or disconnected. This has changed on PCs running ...
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remotely switch HDMI feeds from computer to some live sporting event [closed]

I need to remotely switch HDMI feeds like from signage (computer) to some live sporting event per-say. Is this possible to do remotely meaning I am in a remote location 2000 miles away. Perhaps some ...
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Server Tasks Automation

I would like to run some tasks on my Windows 2008 R2 server and need some kind of automation. Right now I am running the tasks with my Macro Recorder - BUT - I need to be connected via RDP in order ...
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How to connect to a remote Windows computer using Enter-PSSession on PowerShell?

I am trying to connect to a remote windows computer using Enter-PSSession using PowerShell. As a Linux user, I am not very familiar with the inner working of Windows. When just using the command I ...
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How can I send a Ctrl+Alt+Delete through Remote Desktop in Windows 8?

I need to send a CtrlAltDelete to a remote machine through Remote Desktop. The CtrlAltDelete is being intercepted by Windows 8, regardless of whether the remote desktop has focus or is in full screen. ...
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TeamViewer oscillates it's upload rate on one computer, but not an other, on the same network

I have two computers on the same wifi network. Both run TeamViewer. When I remotely (from a third computer) access the computers I notice that one has intermittent service. Interaction works for some ...
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Server 2008 R2 not responding to ping, RDP, port 80, etc

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. I can RDP, ping, and access the webserver while in the local area network on the LAN NIC. But I cannot RDP, ping, or access the webserver while ...
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remote desktop to Fedora 20 with xrdp

I was able to setup xrdp on my Fedora 13 machine and access it from my Windows 7 machine by follow the steps on the first post on this thread It was simple and easy. But when i try the same on my ...
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Where does Macports install freerdp

I just installed freerdp with macports but I can't seem to find the binary anywhere. xfreerdp command doesn't run either. This is the command I ran: sudo port clean freerdp && sudo port ...
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Port Forwarding for Remote Desktop

I have two Mac notebooks at home, I have assigned them static private IPs. I have also set my router to a DynDNS address, which updates everytime my router gets a new public IP. I have enabled Screen ...
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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop and I'm reading the FAQ on how to install it, but it says nothing much AFAIK. With Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, what should be the content of the ...
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How to use teamviewer if the remote computer has restarted?

I do not know if it feasible or not but here is the problem and my proposed solution (only what I though I can do). I have a computer that I use in my work. I installed team viewer and I log into it ...
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Certificate not trusted over Win7 to Win7 Remote Desktop connection

I'm experiencing a certificate issue while connecting two Windows 7 machines together via Remote Desktop. I have installed the certificate, but I'm getting a message that says the cert is not trusted. ...
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Random key presses in RDP connection

There are several questions on superuser about keys jamming in an rdp session, but this question is not a duplicate, at least insofar as I've found. I'm using a PC running Windows 7 over an rdp ...
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What is ideal internet speed for remote desktop connection?

My question and situation is similar to Recommended Connection Speed for Remote Desktop question but I need a little more info. I know that lag can be a factor in working on remote desktop. Lets ...
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Two-way connection via Remote Desktop?

I am an avid user of a reverse phone look up site (not naming any names) where you can look up a recent phone number that has called. One of the numbers involves the infamous "Windows Tech Support" ...
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Remote desktop (mstsc) from Windows 7 to RHEL5, some apps not responding to most keyboard buttons

I'm using remote desktop on my Windows box to connect to a RHEL5 box. The problem I'm having is that some applications (I'll get into details below) seem to not want to pick up most keyboard input ...
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What to do when a particular program in Windows 7 won't open?

I am using Lyx (word processing software) on a remote computer which has Windows 7. I was working with R (programming language) and Lyx simultaneously while accessing the remote computer through ...
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Remote desktop - With other user still logged on?

Is it possible to use Windows remote desktop connection to connect to a Windows XP machine with a user already logged in and just view that users screen without logging them off?
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RealVNC: remote screen resolution changes when switching monitor off

I am using RealVNC at work to connect to a remote PC. When not working on that PC directly, I prefer to keep the monitor off. However when the monitor is off, RealVNC Server reduces to reduce the ...
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Remote Video Share using teamviewer

I'm using teamviewer 8. I've a remote computer to monitor and teamviewer is doing a excellent job since 2012. But the only problem i face, if i need to see the video (cam) of the remote PC somebody ...
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Teamviewer screen share showing Blank Black to remote user

Im using windows 8.1. And Teamviewer version 9.0.299 DELL Inspiron 15r 3521 laptop. Intel HD4000 And AMD HD8370 graphics. I have even set AMD graphics to work on HIGH PERFORMANCE for teamviewer ...
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How to connect remotely on Windows 8 non-pro over the Internet?

Is there a way to connect to a regular(non-pro) Windows 8.1 machine over the Internet? The regular 8.1 edition doesn't support RDC over the Internet and I have been looking for application or ...
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I just get a black screen remoting (RDP) into Windows 8 box

When I remote into my Windows 8 desktop with Windows 7 it works fine but when try with Windows 8 I get an empty screen after it connects. Keyboard commands work despite the screen being black; I can ...
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OSX RDP to Winows Server 2012

I am attempting a Remote Desktop Session From OSX 10.8.4 To Windows Server 2012 DataCenter R2(Build 9431) I am using 2.1.1 Remote Desktop client for Mac I have disabled Network Level Auth, ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop in LAN environment

Is it possible to setup and use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN environment? So you don't need to login to google or need a google account to use it? i.e. use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN ...
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How do I make a shortcut of a remote desktop connection and include the password?

I want to open a remote desktop connection directly from a shortcut, and I want to embed the username password within the shortcut. How do I get the path of a remote desktop from an RDP shortcut, and ...
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Invalid key mapping in TeamViewer

I have a TeamViewer connection on my machine, and this machine is connected to third using RDP (using RDCMan). So problem is that some keys are interpreted as another ones (like in this question) But ...