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 switches to Chinese on ctrl+space

I have Windows XP on my laptop and use Remote Desktop Connection to work on a computer with Windows Vista. On my laptop I use 3 languages: English, Russian, Chinese. I switch between them by ...
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Is there a way to natively share screens in Windows 7?

I'm wondering if there's a setting or application in Windows 7 (Enterprise edition with full admin account and permissions) to initiate a screen sharing session? I was hired to be an IT Admin for a ...
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How to tell if a specific port is being throttled by my ISP?

I have a very strong suspicion that my ISP is throttling the port used by a Remote Gateway Server, but I haven't found any real way to test my theory. Does anybody know of a way to do this? That is ...
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Firefox 36 display problems after using Remote Desktop

I accessed my computer via Remote Desktop and when I used it locally again, my Firefox has some issues. The Minimize and Maximize and Close buttons cannot be used, when I click on them, the ...
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How to make Windows 2008 Server ignore existing files on a RDP shared folder during copying?

I'm trying to copy files (a task which you might think an operation system should be able to handle) on a network resource representing a shared folder of the RDP session (started on Ubuntu 14.10 with ...
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Is “lag” just a part of Windows remote desktop? (“Can I work remote with nearly no lag?”)

I use Windows Remote Desktop to connect to my physical workstation at the office -- I remote connect from home where I have (conservatively) 16 Mbps Down and 6 Mbps Up. It's not that I experience ...
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Joystick with Remote Desktop

Why can't I use my Logitech Extreme 3D pro joystick work through remote desktop, as does a USB mouse or keyboard? Joystick is connected to Laptop A (can be running either Windows XP or Windows 7). I ...
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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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Is it possible to provide a view-only remote access for non-administrative user in win 2008 r2?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server. It has a user named "buildit". How can i provide a view-only Remote Desktop kinda access to "buildit" user? Please do note that i wont have a active session open for ...
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Why would RDP only work while pinging the machine?

I've got a Windows 7 machine that I can successfully ping at any point. However I can only connect to it via RDP while also pinging it - if it isn't being pinged, the RDP connection will time out. ...
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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 8.1 Ent Hyper-V - can I enable remote audio recording in Windows 10 Pro TP (for Cortana)?

Windows 8.1 Enterprise running Hyper-V Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview (build 9926) in a virtual machine I'd like to test Cortana in Windows 10, but the microphone isn't showing up in my virtual ...
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SonicWall firewall setting up RDP

I want to setup an RDP connection from the outside into my network I have a SonicWall NSA 220 what is the process involved? How secure is this option? are their other options available to this device ...
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Windows XP RDP Protocol Error

I am trying to RDP into a windows xp pro sp3 machine (from windows 7). The connection is succesfull but after a random amount of time ( usually between 1 and 3 minutes) the session gets disconnected ...
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Windows XP RDP Protocol Error

I am trying to RDP into a windows xp pro sp3 machine (from windows 7). The connection is succesfull but after a random amount of time ( usually between 1 and 3 minutes) the session gets disconnected ...
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Allowing access to specific local disk drives on Mac via Remote Desktop Connection

I'm trying to allow access to my local disk drives on my Mac via Remote Desktop Connection. But I don't want to give "All disk drives" access as this Mac is my personal computer. On RDC, when I ...
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Deploying webcams with Lync via RDP

I am currently working on an IT project for my internship regarding the implementation of webcams and Lync via RDP on thin-clients. The goal is to let users, who are logged in on a thin-client via ...
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Remote Desktop to Windows 7 without domain

I am trying to remote desktop into a windows 7 machine.However, it always showing me the domain and the domain name is my machine. The machine that I try connect is not having domain. How can I ...
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How do I right-click when connected to my Windows 7 PC from my Android Tablet?

I have installed on my Acer Iconia 10 Android Tablet the Microsoft Remote Dektop application. I've successfully connected to my PC from my Tablet, and now I have a really, really basic question - ...
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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Google Earth and Remote Desktop on LAN graphic card incompatibility

I have a Windows 7 PC with Google Earth installed. Sometimes I need to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to the Windows 7 PC. If I've Google Earth (Pro or not) already opened ...
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Can't login Windows 2003 Standard

To log on to this remote computer, you must be granted the Allow log on through Terminal Services right. By default, members of the Remote Desktop Users group have this right. If you are not a ...
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VPN tunnel RDP to VM that is connected to different 3rd party VPN

Here is the situation I'm in: I have a server that for sake of argument we will call the Blue machine. I have a VM inside the blue machine that we will call the purple machine. The purple machine ...
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MS Remote Desktop for Mac DPI Settings for Remote Host

My work machine is a 5K iMac, my home machine is an older iMac both running Yosemite and Parallels 10. When connecting to my work Parallels Win8.1 instance using MS RDP for Mac it displays the Remote ...
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Windows Server 2012 Wifi disconnects on Log Off

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a pc at home to test and experiment with. I installed the wireless lan service and connected to the wifi network. It works all good and fine until I connect using ...
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Plain remote Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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Plain (remote) Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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In light of the discovered vulnerabilities in SSL/TLS, is legacy RDP encryption or SSL more secure? [duplicate]

Windows offers the option of using either RDP encryption or SSL (TLS 1.0) to secure a remote desktop connection. Which option is more secure? Given the recent discoveries, is TLS 1.0 still secure in ...
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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How do I press ctrl+alt+delete within a remote desktop that is within ANOTHER remote desktop

Using Windows Remote Desktop (that comes with Windows 8): ctrl+alt+end is bringing up the dialog for the first computer I remote into, but I need to bring it up for the 2nd computer my computer > ...
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tightVnc Viewer: no connection could be made

I have a VPS running ubuntu 14.10, I correctly installed VNC which ran fine for one day. However yesterday when I tried to connect to my VNC using tightvnc viewer it said no connection could be made ...
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How to send keyboard commands through RSAT

I am using RSAT (Remote Services Administration Tools) in a windows 7 computer, specifically I am using the Remote Desktops tool, this tool allows me to connect to several computers using remote ...
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Can't remote into desktop via ssvnc

I have recently acquired a new workstation, which I have running Ubuntu Server 14.10. Ultimately, I'd like to have remote access to said workstation from anywhere with internet access. At the ...
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Why is Premiere Pro playback slower then Windows Media Player?

I have installed Premiere Pro CS6 on my home workstation (RENDER-PC). When I log in using RDP from my laptop (DAVID-LAPTOP), the audio and video stutter (oddly, they are in sync, they just stutter). ...
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How to create ssh tunnel with putty to connect Neo4j database

in my school work I have to use computer on which is installed Neo4j database client. I want to connect to this computer from my laptop. I had this configuration set but my system crashed and now I ...
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Faster scroll speed for vncviewer when in full screen

I've started x11vnc on a machine with two screen and am using vncviewer from a single screen machine to connect to it. That is, the local window is smaller than the remote screen. In fullscreen mode ...
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remote control Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I have read somewhere that you are able to remotely control a raspberry Pi. I have already tried VNC, and tried finding TeamViewer for Raspbian, unfortunately without luck. Is it really possible or ...
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Windows 8.1 RDP to Windows 7 Pro cannot login with domain account

At work I have a Windows 7 Pro that my account on it logs into our domain server. At home, my Windows 7 Home Premium can RDP into that machine just fine using my regular username "Steve" (i.e. not ...
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Can't reach my Raspberry Pi 2 with XRDP

I just received my Raspberry Pi 2, I'm able to go to it's user interface, log in, access to internet, access to the Pi through SSH. I installed XRDP: sudo apt-get install xrdp Everything went ...
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Why am I unable to reconnect to a Remote Desktop?

I have some home media services like pyTivo running on my Windows XP machine, but they only run when I'm logged in. While I'm on my Windows 7 machine, and I use Remote Desktop to control my Windows ...
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How to calculate bandwidth usage for RDP

I'm looking to calculate the actual amount of data sent and received for RDP for a given session. Just trying to figure out, given a typical hour or day of usage, how much bandwidth I would use if I ...
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Remoting into wrong user, computerName.user

I'm trying to remote into my work computer. Let's say that the user name is Bob, and that the computer name is Comp1. I'm connecting just fine, logging in using my regular credentials, but it seems ...
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Remote App Won't Run for Accounts Other than Domain Admin

Environment Server 2012 Standard Attempting to access the server through RemoteApp from Windows 8.0 I have a 2012 Server I have published a RemoteApp from. This remote app runs a shortcut to a ...
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Remote Audio (mstsc) stops working after physical replugging

The RDP session is established using a ThinClient (running Win8.1) which connects to a remote VM (running Win8.1) using mstsc (Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection). Mstsc is properly configured to ...
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How to improve user experience when browsing internet on a remote machine?

When I browse internet on a remote machine, the websites scroll with a lot of flicker. I know they will, but when animated images are present on them, they become worse. How can I stop the animated ...
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How do I view a trusted certificate in the Remote Desktop Connection client?

When you use the Remote Desktop Connection client to connect to a remote computer that does not have a valid SSL certificate, you are presented with a box similar to this: I already know how to deal ...
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RemoteFX USB Redirection on Windows 8.1 RDP Host

According to this page (see table in RemoteFX features on remote computers section) it is impossible to redirect a USB device to remote machine running under Windows 8.1 Pro. Enterprise is the only ...
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Step by step, how do I use RemoteFX in Windows 7 machine (not a virtualized guest OS)?

I understand RemoteFX will allow me to use graphically intensive programs remotely on my Windows 7 machine. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. I also have Remmina (which supports RemoteFX) installed on an ...
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How can I tell what version of Windows Remote Desktop Protocol that I have installed? [duplicate]

My eventual goal is to use RemoteFX, which I understand is in RDP8. However, I may already have RDP8. How can I tell which version of Remote Desktop Protocol I'm using?
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How do you Steam “in home streaming” Adobe Lightroom 4?

For some reason, clicks and keystrokes don't seem to be picked up by Adobe Lightroom when streaming. Works fine with vnc.