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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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 ...
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Can I permanently change the windows timezone vis ssh and cygwin?

I have a bunch of VM's with Windows Server 2008 R2 and ssh running via cygwin. I want to change the timezone on all of them. I would prefer not to RDP to every one of them and do it manually. I have ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Timeout

My Remote Desktop Connections are timing out after approximately 2 hours with this message: Your remote desktop services session ended because the remote computer didn't receive any input from ...
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Set computer to ONLY allow remote login, not local

We have a Windows 7 computer that, do to some security rules, we would like to configure to ONLY allow remote access. That is, someone would not be able to log in by connecting a keyboard/mouse/...
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Log in to Windows 10 as Administrator using RDP

I have two Windows 10 machines. I remote into the desktop using my laptop. Remote works, but I cannot get Administrator access. Both are Windows 10 Pro. Both have the same local accounts, each ...
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Remote desktop and clipdiary

How do I disable the local clipdiary from copying information from the remote session but still work when using local machine.
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How to have account auto logon after other user disconnects from RDP

I have a Windows 10 Pro machine set up as a kiosk. A domain account is set to auto-logon using SysInternals Autologon. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963905 When the machine powers ...
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SSH and remote X appication… not correct resolution..how to solve it?

I'm running through a SSH connection with -X option, a remote graphic application but when it's launched I can't see correctly the whole screen due to a bad resolution parameter... how can I change ...
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Cant remote desktop with dual montiors from Windows 10 pro to Windows 7 RDP protocol

Don't know what I am doing wrong. I have Windows 10 Pro, I select the Show options->Display tab and say use all monitors. Everytime I only get one monitor. I don't get it. Is there something ...
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Auto snooze google hangout notifications

Is there any way that I can get Google Hangouts to auto snooze notifications when I have an event on my Google Calendar that is marked as busy? Or is there a way to snooze notifications if I am using ...
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Remote Desktop in home network after Connecting to VPN

My environment is at home, with one desktop and one office laptop. They are connected using a wireless router. IP's are of the typical IP range assigned by the router - 192.168.2.2 to 99. Router is ...
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Sync remote desktop and local system keyboard layout

For context, I need to type in two languages with different keyboard layouts. When using a remote desktop, I would like the remote system to use what ever layout is currently active on my own system, ...
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Hiding remote desktop server process on Windows 10?

So I'm trying to run a program that won't fully function if it notices the a remote desktop server running on the computer. Is there a way to hide or rename the remote desktop process to fool this ...
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Windows 10 Pro RDP black screen on host after disconnect

When I remote into my computer (Win 10 Pro, Intel 6700, EVGA 960) using the Microsoft RDP server built into Win 10 Pro, everything is fine. It works normally. But when I disconnect and try to use the ...
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RDP Connection Issues

Question 1 I set up RDP on Windows 10 PRO as well as an Android Tablet. I can access the host computer from the Tablet if I am on the same network but not if the host and tablet are on different ...
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How do I change the port that I use to remotely access a Windows (10) computer?

How do I go about changing the port that I use for remote desktop on Windows 10?
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HP RGS Remote desktop hotkeys

I am using HP RGS to connect from a Windows 7 device to a Red Hat Linux server blade. RSIGuard is installed on my Windows device and I have several hotkeys assigned to do various mousing activities (...
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What would cause the whole screen to display stats?

when i RDP to a machine, my whole screen looks like this: Why? I did re-start that server, and it did not fix the issue.
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How to display desktop on TV by RDP connect

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.28 on Mac to connect the Win10 PC, a TV connect the Win10 PC through HDMI. I want to display the windows on TV and control by mac. However, when I use Mac connect ...
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While editing e.g. code, documents via Remote Desktop, select gets stuck (Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2012)

I frequently edit documents and code over remote desktop. I've noticed frequently select gets 'stuck', particularly when I use ctrl+ for jumping words while selecting text. Occasionally using crtl+...
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Windows RDC Setup - specific computers to access specific User Accounts

I would like to begin using Windows RDC to access our home computer while traveling, only I want to limit access into specific User Accounts to specific computers. Example, our home computer that has ...
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What is the simplest device that can remote-desktop connect to various Windows PCs on a LAN?

It needs to have video, audio, mouse, keyboard and network connectors and to support nothing more than connecting remotely to various Windows PCs that will have all the real resources needed. Sort of ...
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A mystery of remote access

I'm experiencing something that I cannot explain. I probably do not have enough information to lead to definite answer, but I'll settle for any plausible explanation. I have my work laptop that is ...
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Can I RDP into my local Windows 10 PC while it is connected to a VPN?

I've seen the answer to be "no" before, but there's got to be a way to do it. Basically I have a pc here at home. I work from home. So, I frequently connect into my work's VPN on this pc. Sometimes I ...
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RDP works over Internet, not locally

I've set up an RDP connection to a Windows 8.1 Pro client via Internet (Dyn), which works fine. However, over the local network I can't connect to the machine via RDP. Relevant information: I can ...
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Port not accessible

Am using AWS windows EC2 instance. I set the inbound rules in the machine to open all ports for public access. I installed IIS, and XAMPP in 8080 port. Now I could use 123.234.345.456 to open IIS and ...
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How to run logon script for RDP users

I have a very simple login script ( login.bat ) containing the following line: start chrome I want the logon script to run for any user who logs in via RDP. I've set the script as a so called ...
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Windows CE 5.0 unable to connect to windows server 2012 R2

When I try to connect in RDP with a thin client running Windows CE 5.0 to a windows 2012 R2 server I get this message : "an internal error has occured". I need help please.
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Prevent access to anyone W/o Login credentials while remotely accessing Windows 10 using Teamviewer

Can I work remotely on my home laptop [Windows 10] while preventing access to anyone physically in front of it? So, that my dog and/or younger siblings who dont know the login credentials, can't mess ...
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RDP 'Incorrect Password' from 'Some Clients'

I'm RDP'ing to a customer site over a VPN. From my Mac running a Windows 10 virtual machine it works fine. My RDP username and password are accepted. However, when I use two different Windows 10 ...