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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First connect fails for specific host

I am using rdesktop to connect to a Windows 7 desktop with RDP. I am using the command: rdesktop -g 1800x1000 win3.int.mtak.nl. The first time I run this command after a reboot of the client (Ubuntu ...
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Load Balance Server Across Multiple Ethernet Ports

I have a server that 15/20+ workstations must remote into in order to do everyday business. The server is a Dell R720 w/ 6 ethernet/nic ports. I wanted to know if it were at all possible to put all ...
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Force Windows 8.1 to run 'mstsc' even if an instance is already running

In Windows 8.1, if I already have a remote desktop session open I'm unable to open another one by doing the following, which works fine in Windows 7 - Start -> mstsc -> Enter This is mighty ...
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How to configure windows server to allow local acces and secure RDP

Since yesterday I'm running windows server 2012. Now I've got 2 questions: I'm running sabnzbd on that server and when I want to connect to the server on my laptop via chrome. I type the ip:port in ...
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How to prevent non-domain computers to redirect local resources in a RDP sessions

I'd like to prevent users using a non-domain computer from using the 'Redirect local resources' function of Remote Desktop Connection, while they attempt to connect our RD SH server in the domain. ...
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How to synchronize system time on servers upon network connection

I have 9 servers that have windows server installed on them, and have been set to synch with windows time server. They are expected to join a domain network (that at the moment has 4 servers) at a ...
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Can I start a remote connection on an other location from my own pc

I have 2 pc's. Both running microsoft remote desktop. Now I want to start a remote dekstop connection on pc 2 of pc 1. I want to do this from pc 1. Is this possible with remote desktop or any other ...
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To make remote RPCs to a Windows 7 computer, does a user have to be in its Administrators group?

The ability to see who is currently logged on to a computer via Remote Desktop Services Manager is quite nice. Can anyone do this or do they have to have Admin rights on the computer they are trying ...
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Can remote RPCs on a Windows 7 computer be restricted to specific users?

Is there a way to restrict which users have remote RPCs privileges to a computer? I would like to setup a list of users allowed to make remote RPCs, and deny everyone else. From another post, I ...
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Windows 8.1 Remote desktop (Android app) Connection error

I am trying to set up remote access from my Android tablet to my notebook with Windows 8.1. I have d-link router DIR-600. I am getting Connection error when trying to log on. My Android tablet is ...
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Is it possible to change computer's power plan via Remote Desktop Connection?

I want to change my laptop's power plan via Remote Desktop Connection, but the option is greyed. I am logged with the admin account and both PC's are running Windows 7. What could be the problem?
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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Remote desktop to server through an intermediate computer

I have access to 3 machines: A(Windows 8, on which I am admin), B(Old Ubuntu distro on which I am root), and C (Server running Ubuntu, on which I am NOT root). I need to remote desktop from A to C. ...
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Remote Desktop login not working with SBS 2011

I am using an SBS 2011. Using the SBS console, I made a user a member of Windows SBS Remote Web Access Users, and gave permission to logon that user's computer using Remote Desktop as a local ...
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Hyper-V RemoteFX enabled Windows 8 VM RDP connection Issue

I have this errors after did the below steps: Installed Windows 2012 DataCenter and enabled Hyper-V role Enabled Remote Desktop Services Role and "Remote Desktop Virtualization Host Agent" service ...
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Disconnect a Terminal Server session… is it even possible?

I am trying to disconnect a remote terminal server session. I wonder if I even have the administrative privileges to do so. Using this description: ...
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Fake desktop environment on Debian server?

I want to run a TeamSpeak 3 Client on my server to serve as a local sound bot. TeamSpeak 3 Client needs a GUI. It is based on Qt. Since TeamSpeak can be controlled from command line, it is not really ...
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Why did remote desktop performance drop when switching from Windows Server 2012R2 to Windows 7?

I have a desktop computer that I remote into on a regular basis. Prior to last week, the host OS was Windows Server 2012R2. Last week, I installed Windows 7, and I immediately noticed that the ...
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Thin client FL300 software?

My cloud computer FL300 thin-client is wiped , how can i install its operating system again , can any one help me with that , i searched for it on the net but i couldn't find anything , it has ...
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When does a Remote desktop's clipboard's content get transferred to the RDP client machine for copy or paste?

During the RDP session from client A to server B, when one clicks copy on server B to transfer some text via shared clipboard to A,when does the clipboard actually being transferred to A, is it right ...
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Use displays on Linux machine to extend Windows Desktop [duplicate]

I have a Linux server with two monitors standing next to my Windows 8.1 machine. Since I won't be actually interfacing with server too much I would like to use its two monitors to extend my Windows ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Randomly cannot connect

I manage a number of remote servers through sonicwall VPN connections, I have been having issues when switching between sites. So for example I log off the remote desktop session on server A, swap ...
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Windows Server 2012 Desktop Virtualization Over WiFi

I want to make a system where: -A client can connect to a server -The client is given access to their own virtual desktop based on an account they log into -In this desktop everything is processed on ...
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Allow desktop composition is missing from Group Policy - Windows 7 Ultimate - RDP

I have two Windows 7 Ultimate machines both with SP1 and all updates installed of course. Both machines can run Aero and everything. They are both new and modern machines, you get the idea. But ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remote desktop substitution

Is it possible to substitute the program that Windows Server 2012 by default uses for remote desktop with another program? I need a program that can handle OpenGL, and it is my understanding that by ...
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rdesktop into windows 2008 server refuses password

I have an ubuntu 12.04 box and I need to remote desktop into a remote windows server to manage. However, using rdesktop my password is always refused like it is not typing correctly in the password ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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cannot start remote desktop on Windows XP

I spent a couple of hours on this already but was unable to fix the problem. When starting up the Windows Remote Desktop application I get the following error: "The system cannot find the file ...
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8.1u1 RDP “The logon attempt failed”

I am unable to connect to a new install of windows 8.1 update. I've enabled Remote access, and checked the firewall and those items look fine. I've also started a virtual machine (win7) on the win ...
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remote desktop connection over internet

In our office, a laptop (windows 7 home premium 64 bit) has been set up to use remote desktop connection so to establish a connection over the internet with a specific client of the network, when it's ...
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Set hard resolution for RDP and how resolution works with RDP

I have written a program that performs some mouseclicks on the screen, this is wonderful and working fine however when I RDP in from another location those mouseclicks change due to the resolution ...
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Remote Desktop Window 7 Professional options missing

My computer is running Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit Logged in as Administrator The 'Remote desktop' option to "allow connections..." is not present under Control Panel\System and Security\System ...
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Can't remote desktop into my computer if firewall is running

Both are Windows 8.1 in local network. Remote access is enabled, firewall rule is enabled: Nevertheless, I am unable to RDS into this computer if firewall is running. I can RDS into if I turn of ...
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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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Virtualised windows 8.1u1 box always logs out on rdp disconnect

I have a fresh windows 8.1 install running inside virtual box. Active directory is not in use. I can remote desktop to it OK, but as soon as I disconnect it logs the user out. I've disabled the ...
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Windows Server 2003/2008 RDP session limit

I have a windows server 2003 installation (which may be upgraded to 2008 in the future) configured for the default of 2 remote desktop sessions. I have a requirement to allow more sessions if ...
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Automatically setting network connection to Home on Windows 7

I have a business computer that runs in a VM and I don't know how this business is triggering the network setting dialog that popups when you first connect to a network, but when it resets, they can't ...
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“Trusted zone” in ESET Smart Security still works even with “ESET Service” stopped?

I have ESET Smart Security installed on computer A, and I usually connect from PC B to A using RDP. I have to add the IP of B to "trusted zone" on A so that B is not blocked, like in this tutorial. ...
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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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RDP connections very slow after update to Windows 8.1

Since I updated to Windows 8.1 (Enterprise) I have a sporadic issue with RDP connections. They're very slow. So it looks like the the machine runs at 100% with a high ping. But it's not. The host ...
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Windows 8 remote desktop - can I see what the remote user sees?

I have a Windows 8 computer on my test bench connected to a test set with a dedicated incoming internet line. By using remote desktop, I allow it to be used by people in India to remotely control the ...
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connecting to windows server via remote desktop

I have a windows server 2008 machine sitting at a host company. The dns server is 64.135.1.20. I set that in the "Preferred DNS server" section when following the below instructions. I set the Default ...
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How to set up GUI remote control to Linux on Azure from Windows?

I have built the following VM in Windows Azure for a small web server for my client. Client OS: Windows 8 Server OS: Using OpenLogic's Linux CentOS 6.5 from Azure list In the Server, the following ...
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Found default.rdp in documents and some unusual logs - is this suspicious?

I've never used Remote Desktop Connection, yet I found a default.rdp file in Documents. However I can't guarantee that I have never opened remote desktop by accident which may have created this ...
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Error [7045]:The requested session access is denied. when running 2 times

I'm trying to run some automated GUI tests without a screen by using the command tscon 3 /dest:console This worked great on a Windows Server 2008 (32bit) but I'm trying to move everything to ...
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How to force Internet Explorer to use the native Citrix Receiver and not Java version

My Java Citrix client seemed to be working until this morning when I did a jre update. I now have Java 7 Upd 51 installed and I'm finding that I can't the client to start once I've logged into the ...
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Best way to achieve full quality remote desktop? [closed]

I want to share the same computer amongst multiple users using remote desktop (or other applications of the sort), and have each user have their own workstation with less powerful, older machines that ...
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How to get remote username on windows machine

I tried this command wmic.exe /node:IP-or-HostName ComputerSystem Get UserName but I get access denied as i don't have password to the remote machine.I can only ping the ipaddress and I have its name ...
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After a couple of logins, I can no longer remote into a PC

I have a PC that I only "remote desktop" into. I'll do it a couple of times and it'll be fine. But then at some point (usually within a day), I wouldn't be able to terminal into it. When I try, a ...
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RDP can't reconnect after connection drops

We have a number of development VMs running which we typically access through RDP. After a few hours the connection will drop leaving us unable to reconnect giving the following message: This ...