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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Not seeing minimize/open option on Remote desktop

I have been getting a small bar on top mid of the remote desktop when I connect to a remote desktop. This option helps to minimize the remote desktop and work on my local machine/ reopen the remote ...
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ThinVNC Connection could not be establishes

Update: I got it working but now it says the connection could not be established. I just installed http://www.cybelesoft.com/thinvnc/ thinvnc and set it to use digest authentication. I go to ...
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Port Forwarding on Router using same internal port number on different IP addresses

The objective that I'm trying to achieve is to be able to connect to two computers that are behind the router using RDP. My logic is that I should be able to connect to the router externally on 2 ...
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Remote desktop to machine without locking out the user

I am looking to rdp into a remote machine, but still have that machine unlocked. The default behavior is to take the destination machine to a lock screen. I have tried remote assistance, but it does ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop to an 8.1 machine

Every time I remote into my windows machine it starts what appears to be a new session, rather then picking up where I left off. All of my windows are closed and all precesses that I had started are ...
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Mount encfs volume via RDP client

On a Windows machine with Windows 7 installed I created an encfs volume in Dropbox using encfs4win. I can mount this volume without a problem when I am working on that machine. I tried to mount that ...
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Windows RDP quality deteriorates with time until a full Windows client restart

When I connect with RDP from Windows 8.1 Enterprise to Windows Server 2012, in the beginning the connection is flying, but after half-a-day, it becomes sluggish and with a lag of a second-two. ...
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Disable remote PC showing logon screen when connected using Microsoft Remote Desktop iPhone app?

I have a desktop PC running Windows 8.1 which I can successfully connect to from my iPhone using the Microsoft Remote Desktop app. The problem is that, when connected, the PC shows the logon screen, ...
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Cannot connect with remote dekstop to my win8.1 PRO desktop

I have a desktop computer running Windows 8.1, I upgraded it from the regular version to the PRO version so I can use the Remote Desktop feature (as host). But no matter what I can't connect to it ...
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Prevent remote desktop connection closing / timing out

I have a Windows 7 machine that I connect to via RDP If I leave a load of applications open on the machine, then step away from the machine for say, an hour, when I reconnect, it starts a fresh ...
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How to establish a VPN connection to an Amazon VPC

I am running an Amazon EC2 instance which I use as a workstation. Right now it's in a public subnet and I connect to it through RDP by using its public IP. However, I'm concerned that this might not ...
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Migrating computers from LogMeIn to Teamviewer

I work for a small IT company that currently manages around 500 computers for customers all over North America. Recently we were notified by LogMeIn that they expected us to pay $49.00 a computer ...
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How to ssh from Linux client to OS X host without error message “ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host”?

My LAN comprises a desktop computer running Linux (Debian Wheezy), a MacBook with OS X Mavericks, and a modem-router; ssh with Linux host and OS X client functions well - no problems connecting from ...
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Terminal Server - RDP with local admin

I have a Terminal Server setup on Windows server 2008 R2. I am trying to log in to it with RDP, using the local admin account. (Not the domain admin) I have placed the local admin in the remote ...
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Use Remote Desktop on Win7 Logs out the current user

I've done my homework and I everyone says that it's not possible to RDP a remote machine on win7 without logging of the current user, but I read somewhere that this happens IF you try to login to the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection abrupt behavior.

When I do "Remote Desktop Connection" to my Windows system , my system gets locked automatically but from now past few days when I logged into my windows system remotely it doesn't get locked and ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop is disconnecting me

I am logging into a Windows 7 Remote Desktop using my credentials and the machine is automatically logging me off after a minute saying "Your session has expired, another user has logged in using the ...
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View macbook pro desktop screen on my MacPro display OSX Mavericks 10.9?

I got two systems: Macbook pro and Mac pro Both are connected to the same WiFi network. I would like to use my Macbook pro while working on my Mac pro, interfacing with it a window or ...
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Need remote desktop control via web browser, can't install any software on remote PC

I need remote desktop from my work PC to my home PC.....Windows 7 at work, Windows XP at home. My work PC has admin rights blocked, so I can't install Chrome Remote Desktop, TeamViewer or any other ...
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Using different port number in RDP Client

I was successfully able to change the RDP port for my windows server 2012 R2 following this: http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/306759 I am also able to RDP to from windows (XP, Windows , etc) default ...
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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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Restrict remote desktop access

I have a windows 2008/20012 server running on AWS. These servers are accessed by me(administrator) and few other users in company. I want don't want these users to go outside the company and access ...
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Upgrade a Mac, can i keep old OS?

I need to upgrade an old PowerMac 10.4 buying latest version of imac or mac pro. But first i need to know if there's a way to keep alive old software such as Photoshop CS2, Free Hand MX, Quark ...
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Mouse scroll wheel is intermitent with Win7 Remote Desktop session with Debian machine

I have a Debian Linux machine which I access with Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection (RDP). Frequently the mouse scroll wheel quits in the remote desktop session. If I go back to the Windows desktop ...
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How can I disable my laptop trackpad in a Windows Remote Desktop Session?

Problem A client is complaining of accidental input with their laptop trackpads while using our software. They have a wireless mouse and have tried disabling the trackpad in the Device Manager on the ...
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Multi-Monitor Remote Desktop

Since going back to school (for my M.S. I went from SysAdmin to part-time/consultant), I'm frequently working from my home office, and I find myself often using remote desktop to work on specific ...
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Full permissions on folder when remoted in, but read only through the network

If I remote desktop into my server, I have full control over D:\MyFolder, but if I access it through explorer (\\MyServer\MyFolder), I only have read permissions, and I cannot copy in files, add ...
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Remote Desktop sending Windows key shortcuts to both local machine and to remote desktop

After connecting to a remote session via RDP, windows keyboard shortcuts appear to be sent to both the local machine and to the remote machine. As an example, pressing the Windows key opens up the ...
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How to remotely connect to a Hyper-V virtual machine

I own a remote machine running Windows Server 2012, I created a virtual machine using Hyper-V, installed Windows 7, is possible remotely connect to this virtual machine? How do I do that? Using some ...
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Minimize power, but still have remote desktop

I am running Windows 8.1 on a ASUS M5A97 r2.0 motherboard. When idle, the system uses about 70 watts. When asleep, it only uses 5 watts, but remote desktop obviously does not work in this state. I ...
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Disconnect a remote session from a remote session

I have a remote server running at my university (Windows 8 Enterprise). I'm going to have 10 different people/testers run some tests on that server, they will not run the tests simultaneously but ...
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windows 7 rdp logon - run one program and auto logoff

I wish to allow one user to use RDP and logon to my Windows 7 machine. The user should be put directly into one program and when the user exits the program, the user is to be automatically logged ...
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Amazon EC2 - Windows 2012 R2 - Can't RDP to Instance

I created an EC2 micro instance last week and it was working correctly up until now. I tried to RDP into the machine today and I'm unable to connect. I rebooted the machine and tried again with no ...
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How do I emulate using MS Terminal Services to check if a certain software is installed?

Any ideas on how to emulate the following process? Log in to a system using MS Terminal Services and check if a folder is present. I know how to use various scripting languages to check if a folder ...
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Bypass Windows Server login screen

I am accessing Windows Server using RDP from Windows XP SP3. The issue is i am getting the Windows Server Screen asking me to enter the password again after injecting the username and password in RDP. ...
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NoMachine black screen on login (Windows to Red Hat NX connection)

I just downloaded and installed NoMachine for Linux - x86_64 v 4.2.27_1 on my Red Hat Server (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 (HVM) , x64), and downloaded the Windows Client NoMachine for Windows v ...
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RDP works to any host other than the VPN Host

Dont think this is a duplicate question, lots of similar ones but none exactly the same. Setup: Win7 "Home Server", hosts OpenVPN server, listens on 443. XP and 7 Boxes on the LAN Remote: Win8 client ...
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Is “looking at an RDP” the same as looking at pictures online? [duplicate]

I've always wondered if using a remote desktop is the same as looking at a series of pictures online. As far as I can tell, the client machine I use to log onto a remote desktop produces (draws) a ...
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How can I stream a game running on one computer to play on another?

I've seen this topic: Is it possible to run games over remote desktop? and a few more, but almost all topics about that are pretty old, processors & graphics cards are now faster, and there are ...
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Acces denied permission administrator

Just got an iPhone 5s and an ASUS laptop (Windows 8). There's nothing special about it; it's very, basic very cheap, about $300. Anyways, both were working fine until on the laptop, I started getting ...
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How to set up limited access remote control to a specific program?

I have a certain program running on a Windows 7 PC and I want a group of people to be able to access it and use the program remotely. However, these remote users shouldn't have any other permissions ...
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How do I connect to a Dedicated Server aside from using RDC?

I'm in a bit of a pickle. I need to connect to a Dedicated Server that I have just purchased to stream some video/audio content. The server has an on-board sound card, I confirmed that before ...
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TeamViewer remote computer application setting local computer Clipboard text

I have a TeamViewer session open to a computer that runs an application that periodically sets the clipboard text programmatically. This application is somehow managing to set my clipboard text too. I ...
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VirtualBox bridged networking and remote desktop

I have a Windows 7 host running an Ubuntu 14.04 guest. The guest has a bridged network connection. When I connect to the host by remote desktop protocol (RDP), the guest loses network connectivity. ...
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Remote Desktop over LAN without Internet access [closed]

Im lookin for a way to Remote Desktop my Laptop. Connection with Ethernet and ADSL Modem/Router PC connect by LAN1 Laptop by LAN2 PC=DNS Server with 192.168.1.1 Laptop ip = 192.168.1.6 Connect ...
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Ctrl Alt Delete on RDP with Macbook installed windows 7

I have Macbook with Windows 7 installed and connected to Windows 2012 server with Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection. How can I run Ctrl + Alt + Delete on Windows 2012 Server? Thanks in advance.
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“No signal” on 4K monitor after login, reconnect hdmi cable get back the signal (Windows 7)

Setup: Windows 7 pro. Single 4K monitor connected to PC via HDMI cable. Running 4K resolution. Issue: Once logined remotely, you are greeted with a login screen. Login locally, "No signal" on 4K ...
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How to setup remote desktop connection for all users?

We are having some remote desktop connections for all users. Our .rdp files are configured and copied to all workstations, but on each workstation, when different user logs in and run that .rdp file, ...
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WAN address/port port-forwarded to internal server IP which translates address and port to destination device

Okay, I am not sure how to explain this but.. I want to be able to connect to multiple devices using their pre-configured port mappings for different resources on each device. e.g. connecting to ...
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PC metakeys in Android

I have an Android tablet with a Bluetooth keyboard and I am trying to use a company VPN app to access my work desktop. This app is also responsible for remote desktop access (e.g. it is not a true VPN ...