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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Accessing local Windows machines by hostname on OSX

This is very similar to Referencing computers by their name between OS X and Windows operating systems but my question is of a different nature: I can see my windows desktop in finder as a "shared" ...
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Remote Desktop Connection failing every week

We have a Windows 7 Pro PC running 24/7 on a room downstairs in our building. We use this PC for running tests in some hardware that is connected to it via additional NIC and USB port. I configured ...
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Display window remotely

What i need is a stealth way to run a GUI application on a host computer, but have it display on another computer, like in Display Windows application via SSH X11 on Linux. It does not have to be ...
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OSX 10.11 remote login without taking over display

I want to be able to run updates for a few computers all from my desktop, while the users of those computers are logged in and working. Is there any way to log in to a remote computer as it's Admin, ...
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Server 2012 R2 Group Policy targeted to a specific computer on domain not enforcing

Thanks everyone who's viewed this and gives me an input on it. I have a Server 2012 R2 and I am trying to enforce a specific group policy ( Remote Session Time Limit ) to 11 Windows 10 Professional ...
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vnc desktop server wouldn't start automatically after booting for a specific user

I have had some problems with vnc server after changing the hostname of my new machine, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Now I solved the problem, but after reset, all the vnc desktop server is running ...
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Remote Desktop on Separate Network [duplicate]

Is there any way to have RDP client connect through a WiFI network, but have all the rest of my traffic go through the wired network?
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Connect button disabled Azure Linux RDP endpoint

I have Linux VM on Azure deployed with Hortonworks Sandbox VM and want install Linux desktop. Following this tutorial https://linuxonazure.wordpress.com/category/linux-on-azure-application/linux-on-...
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How to connect securely using RDP when connecting w/IP

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that I am trying to connect to a remote server via RDP using IP address. Issue lies with connection type - I'm using IP address and certificate name is DNS name. So ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCman) does not go full screen anymore

I'm using the Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 on a Surface Pro 4 with Windows 10. Until recently, it was working fine: It would go to full screen and show this blue full screen connection bar at ...
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Remote Desktop Client on Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to have a RDP client on Windows Server 2012 But still no success, I don't understand why something that easy is so cumbersome on winserver 2012 I just need to install the feature to ...
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Share clipboard between 3 computers with RDP & VMWare (Ubuntu)

From my windows10 workstation 'Oren-PC' i connect with RDP to another windows10 machine 'devServer'. On 'devServer' machine I have VMWare installed with a Ubuntu 14.04 OS machine (VMWare tools ...
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Can I connect (RDP) to my local PC with Azure?

Can I replicate "GoToMyPC"-like capabilities with Azure? I know how you use Azure Service Bus or Virtual Networks. My question is what is the right approach to try to enable my local PC for secure ...
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Remote Desktop Services: start a program on connection within desktop environment

I have Windows Server 2008R2 with Remote Desktop Services. I need certain program started on every connection, within normal remote desktop environment. I tried this group policy: "Local Group Policy"...
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How to access LAN IP Addresses : Cisco VPN Client

I've successfully configured Cisco VPN Client and connected. And allow local LAN access I don't know how to connect LAN IP Addresses. I was trying to connect with Remote desktop connection, it's ...
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remote desktop doesn't go to full resolution

I often connect to my work computer from home via remote desktop over a vpn. I have set the display settings in the connection to 1920 x 1080 (the max resolution of my laptop screen) but the window ...
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How to run exe file remotely?

I have an exe file placed on a remote server. I need to invoke it from other server directly/using a batch file. When I invoke using batch file it runs and it shows in the Task manager of invoking ...
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Keystrokes Windows Remote Desktop Connection?

I have a Windows 2008 VPS and connect to it using Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc.exe). I run on it an app that does some tasks simulating keystrokes. It runs perfectly when i'm logged on the VPS and ...
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Windows 10 remote trouble. Router issues

I am attempting to setup a remote computer in my office, however I am getting a little stuck when it gets to the setting up of port forwarding. My billion router uses virtual servers, and I had ...
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VNC connection without video

I'd like to use the VNC protocol to remotize keyboard and mouse only, that is just like a regular VNC session but without the video. Typical usage scenario could be controlling a PA video system, a ...
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How do I remote access a Guest account? [duplicate]

I am trying to access a Guest user account using Windows Remote Desktop but I can't. The PC that I am trying to access is a Windows 8.1 and has two user accounts, one falls under the Administrators ...
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Cannot connect via RDP from one remote computer but can from another remote

I want to connect to my desktop computer from my notebook when I'm at church, but I cannot. Then, from the church, I connect to other remote computer at work, and from it, remotely, I successfully ...
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RDP, prevent certain shortcuts from being passed to remote?

Remote computer has only one desktop. Local Windows 10 computer has two desktops. When I press Ctrl+Win+->, I want to switch my local desktop. But it seems the key combination is passed to the remote ...
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Remote desktop client (mstsc) crashes on invalid keystroke in remote environment

I'm experiencing a really strange issue where MSTSC crashes whenever I enter an invalid keystroke in the remote OS or whenever an error/warning dialog is displayed. For example, Backspacing in a CMD ...
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Windows 10 Audit Mode - Remote desktop does not work

I am in the process of building a customized image for our developers. I have a virtual machine set up with windows 10 on it, and was hoping that I could enable Remote Desktop connections and allow a ...
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Keystroke delays at random times while accessing esxi environment through teamviewer

Hey All, So, let me explain my problem. I've got an VMWare ESXi lab environment at home, it is assigned a Free license. I have one Windows 10 VM set up as Management VM with the Teamviewer 11 client ...
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powershell or netcat over ADSL

is there anyway to use powershell for getting access to my office pc from home via my RDP Server i have 2 pc's : pc1 ( office ) connected via ADSL with dynamic ip pc2 ( RDP server ) static ip i ...
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Can I use rdesktop to acces windows from linux on the same computer?

I have windows 10 and linux mint 17.3 installed on my computer (disk partitioned). I use linux the most, but I need to access some specific programs (fireworks, dreamweaver, spss, for example). I ...
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Concern about RDP

I have a LAN set up at my apartment with a couple of PCs in the LAN network. Say if I want to connect to computer B via RDP but a user is already actively using that computer. If I log in to computer ...
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Is there any risk of irrecoverable damage by giving public access to remote desktop/terminal?

If I allow public access to a remote control program (SSH, teamviewer, remote desktop connection, etc) is there any risk of damage that can't be fixed through reinstalling the operating system? Do any ...
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Still Cannot Remote Desktop / VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

So far I have tried: Disabling encryption via dconf-editor Disabling encryption via command line Disabling prompts via dconf-editor Disabling prompts via command line Disabling prompts via vino-...
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RDP and freerdp over IPv6

My question is how we can use this RDP and freerdp protocols with IPv6.These protocols support IPv6 or these protocol only support ipv4.Any help would be appreciated
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Remote Desktop solution for Linux machines running Gnome3

I'd like to do Remote Desktoping on a Linux running machine from a Linux machine, both running gnome3. What are please the easiest to configure, but still secure, solutions? I'm not sure I'll be able ...
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How to update Registry with REG ADD command

I need to do set this registry value from command line: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CredentialsDelegation] "AllowSavedCredentialsWhenNTLMOnly"=dword:00000001 "...
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How can you get RDP access to a non-domain Windows headless server which has been moved to a new network and defaulted to public on the new network?

I have a headless Windows Server 2012R2 box which recently moved to a new physical network at a new site. In setting everything back up I discovered that its hostname was not resolving and I could ...
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Run Windows application in the cloud

I have an (end-user-oriented) application I'd like to run, that only runs on Windows. I don't own a Windows machine and don't really want to buy a license for Windows just so I can run it in a VM. ...
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Connect via remote desktop to two computers on the same global IP? [duplicate]

In my office, I have several computers connected to the same local network. One of them, I use port forwarding to 3389 to be able to connect to it using remote desktop via global IP. However, I have ...
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How to VNC into active session in Ubuntu from Mac's Screen Sharing

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections (with a PIN), and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. However, it always connects to a new session, ...
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Any way to default RDP Smart Sizing to 'On'?

The exposition of the Smart Sizing option in the most recent versions of Windows RDP connections is fantastic. I routinely am throwing my RDP windows on to secondary monitors though, and almost ...
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Running commands remotely through an RDP connection

This question is a follow up of this one. I am trying to run a command through the command line on a remote machine running Windows 7 from a workstation running Debian in an SSH session on that ...
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How can I use remote desktop to login as the same user as the Host? [Windows 10]

What I want to do is this: I have a laptop and a desktop, both running Win 10 (laptop's is Home and Desktop's is pro) Now let's say I'm installing a game in my desktop and I want to see the progress ...
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Remote desktop only connecting to some computers within a network

I've been having some issues with Remote Desktop Connections, and I can't seem to find an answer after googling and looking through previous threads. Hoping to hear everyone's thoughts on what I may ...
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Can a RDP file be harmful?

I have a RDP file which I need to execute on Windows 7. The file was given to me by an organization. It allows (~should allow) me an access to use a software in another network. Is it possible for a ...
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Can't connect to Azure VM Windows 10 after upgrading build

I have a Windows 10 VM in Azure. I tried to install the latest Windows 10 Preview Build using an ISO from my MSDN account. I was able to mount the ISO and the install seemed to work fine, then the ...
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After few minutes of RDP, I get disconnected and ping gives General Failure

I RDP to home using my public IP and port 3389 (forwarded on my router to point on my machine). After a few minutes, I get DCed: When I try to ping the IP from my machine, I get General Failure: ...
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Why can i not use ctrl c and ctrl v in remote desktop anymore?

I'm using remote desktop and before i always copied my files trough remote desktop. But since yesterday this was not working anymore. Does somebody know how to fix this? Maybe its because yesterday i ...
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Remote desktop screen : The fonts and icons in the remote desktop window are so small

I am connecting to windows server 2012 through remote desktop. The remote computer is a Terminal server where minimum of 240 users are connected. The fonts and icons in the remote desktop window are ...
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Remote Desktop + Ubuntu: Keyboard issues

UPDATE: Got xrdp set up on the ubuntu system, and am now directly connecting to it via Remote Desktop... and it's got the same exact problem. Backspace, alt-keys, etc all work, but regular letters and ...
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Disconnected Session + VNC

I have a Windows Server 2012, which I connect via mstsc (RDP). I just installed TightVNC Server there, to be able to control the machine over VNC too. On my computer, I run the vncviewer in ...
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no internet connection windows server 2012 setting up remote desktop connection

I'd like to setup my Windows 2012 Server so I can Remote Desktop Connection from my client (Windows 10) with the static IP that I'm going to give to the server. (So not through a site). After having ...