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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Remote Desktop Dropouts: “Because of an error in data encryption, this session will end.”

I'm getting some strange connection problems when trying to remote desktop to a Vista box. It connects and works for a while then disconnects with the following message: "Because of an error in ...
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Remote Desktop to a device on my network connected to a VPN

I have a work laptop that can connect to my work's network using Juniper Network Connect. The laptop is connected to my network via ethernet cable. What I want to do is to use the VPN on my laptop ...
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I cannot access my own laptop from my university's computer using Remote Desktop Connection

Both the username and the password are correct. My IPv4 address is 10.220..*. I have also enabled remote access from control panel on my computer. I have open windows firewall for connection. But I ...
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Connecting to Windows Sever 2012 from os x

I am trying to connect to windows server 2012 and windows server 2012 r2 from my os x yosemite. I tried using Microsoft Remote Desktop that i downloaded from app store and I try to connect and it ...
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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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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection Magnification

I have a visual impairment which means I use tools such as ZoomText and the magnifier tool. I need to RDC into another machine, but doing so removes any zooming ability, which is a real problem. Now ...
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What is the name of the device like thin client?

I know that thin client for working with server is a small box to which you connect monitor, mouse, keyboard. Thin client via network connects to server and you can work in remote windows desktop. ...
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.XLSM file has sharing violation when saving during remote desktop use

I have a large (~5mb) multi sheet excel macro file *.xlsm stored locally on my laptop. While using the file I occasionally connect to my office via remote desktop to do unrelated work. If I make a ...
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Make RDP & VNC work within home LAN network?

I just need to open up posts/ forwards/ triggers on both Routers, not sure exactly HOW: RDP: 3389 VNC: 5900 I've already tried a few googled tutorials. It's not working. The machines can access ...
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Is there a way to programatically copy and paste to an RDP?

I am looking to write a quick script to send one file (that I change often) from my workstation (windows7 OS) to a remote server (windows server 2012) via the RDP client. Ideally, I am looking to ...
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Comparing Windows 8.1 to Windows 8.1 Pro. Remote Desktop differences.

From reading Microsoft's comparison page for Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 8.1 Pro, it shows that only Windows 8.1 Pro Enables you to host a Remote Desktop Connection on your own PC so you can connect ...
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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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Arrow keys being treated as numeric keypad in MS Remote Desktop on Mac OS X

When Using MS Remote Desktop 8.0.x to connect from my Mac to a Windows VM on another host I have a key mapping problem. Windows treats the Mac's arrow keys as if they were on the numeric keypad ...
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How to enable permission to connect in Windows remote desktop?

I enabled remote desktop under Windows 7 Ultimate. When I am at work, I connected successfully to my PC via internet. But when my son wants to play a game on my PC; I disconnected and I saw a message ...
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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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HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized when using XML-RPC PHP client and server

HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized This server could not verify that you are authorized to access the document you requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials (e.g., bad password), or your browser ...
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Connecting to a machine which is only reachable through a computer which is only reachable through a VPN

I have the following problem: I would like to connect to some machines (get their files in the Windows Explorer) without having to use a RDP connection to the controller Server, because the amount ...
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TeamViewer 10 “failed to update teamviewer service properties”

Whenever I restart my computer (Windows 7 Ultimate x64), after logging in a small TeamViewer (10) error box appears with the text. "failed to update teamviewer service properties". It has a single ...
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Xbox One - Access Windows Remote Desktop Connection

Is there a client (or another way) for the Xbox One to connect to a Windows PC over Remote Desktop Connection?
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Remote Desktop and Server 2012

I am trying to remote desktop into a server 2012 R2 machine from a Windows 7 SP1 machine. The error message I get is: Remote Access Cannot Connect 1) Remote access not enabled 2) Remote computer ...
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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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Mouse Not Working in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting from a work computer running Windows 7 Enterprise to my home computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I am able to connect and the keyboard works just fine, but the mouse is not visible or ...
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Change RDP Port of Windows 2012 R2 server running in amazon AWS

How do I change the RDP port number of Windows 2012 R2 server running in Amazon AWS? I could change the port number by going here: ...
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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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RDP log files location in Windows 7 or 8

I used RDP a few times on my Windows 7 PC, before upgrading to Windows 8. I was wondering if there are any log files associated with RDP sessions in Windows 7 and if so, what is the physical location ...
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How to disable color dithering for low-bit-depth screen settings?

I am using Terminal Services and TeamViewer a lot to access other computers, partly over slow networks. The problem described below is not affected by which of the two remote access services I am ...
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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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Teamviewer for Mac keeps rejecting my Authentification for my Teamviewer Account (List of my Devices)

I just wanted to use the latest Teamviewer (10.0.38xxx) on my mac to connect me to my Windows PC (Latest Teamviewer installed by the time beeing, can't get the exact version number right now for the ...
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Windows 7 remote session not responding, restart remotely?

I have a Windows 7 desktop that I login to remotely. Something happened and one of the programs froze, and caused the session to freeze. I can remote into the system and get to the login screen, but ...
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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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How to shut down a Windows 8.1 Pro computer in remote session?

When you right click the Windows 8.1 "start" button, you get some options to quickly perform common tasks, e.g. to shut down, reboot, or put the computer to sleep. But when you're using the computer ...
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Remote Desktop doesn't recognize username change

There are two active user accounts on the Windows 7 Professional server, Owner, and Guest. Owner is an Administrator with a password. Guest is the default Guest account with no password, but has ...
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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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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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Mouse does not work with Remote Desktop

I have a Win 7 64-bit Pro desktop that I am trying to run Remote Desktop on to connect to my Windows Home Server 2011 server. When I connect, my server's desktop is visible and I can see and move my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How would I remap Mac CMD to CTRL keys in Remote Desktop Connection for Mac application?

I sometimes have to use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection for Mac for remote access to a Windows 7 machine from an iMac running MacOS X 10.6.6 (Snow Leopard). Making the mental switch to use the ...
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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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How to debug Remote Desktop Connection when intranet connection works, but not external

How can I setup Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) when I've exhausted all my known searchable resources? I am attempting to set up Remote Desktop Connection on my Windows 7 Ultimate version and have ...
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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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How to mirror my display to a remote xserver

We have got a big screen in our office connected to an old pc, whose only purpose is to display information generated by software such as munin, nagios, etc. It is running debian with xfce to be able ...
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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 ...