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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Having no password on windows 7 log in physically, but with password through RDP

So I am trying to make my main desktop be able to reboot right into the desktop without asking for a password, but I still want to be secure when I'm accessing it remotely. No one is ever going to ...
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Automatically starting the Remote desktop sessions when computer boots up

I have a HP Thin Client PC, which is connected to VMware ESXI host with two virtual machines. The thin client connects to the virtual machines through Remote Desktop. I would like the thin client to ...
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Why does Remote Desktop Connection for mac work on ethernet, but not wifi?

I am trying to access my work PC from my home iMac (on wifi) using Network Connect and Remote Desktop Connection. NC seems to work fine in establishing the connection. But when I attempt to use RDC, I ...
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File copy and paste over RDP stopped working

I use Remote Desktop from a Window 8.1 Pro 64 bit PC to a remote Windows XP Pro SP3. Recently I noticed copy&paste of files does not work in either direction. Copy&paste if text and images ...
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VPN and remote desktop access

Here's my case, I have a laptop from work, it has Cisco AnyConnect. 3 scenarios: Laptop using home network, from home PC I can remote desktop to Laptop just fine. Laptop using home network, enable ...
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Should I be able to remote into a machine even at the login screen

At work I have a laptop, windows 7, and I can remote into it. But sometimes it needs to be restarted (or gets restarted with updates) and then I can not log into it with Remote Desktop. This is ...
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Dual monitor with Windows 7 in remote desktop view issue

My Windows 7 machine has dual monitor setup and it works well. Recently I replaced the primary monitor from 23 inch to 24 inch. Then comes an issue: when I connect to the machine using Windows' ...
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Concurrent Remote Desktop Assistance [duplicate]

I maintain a network of apx. 60-80 computers. Normally I can remote desktop into these machines via a windows domain. I'm for the most part self-taught however and I was wondering what is the ...
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Suspend VMWare Player in detached X session

I've got a VMWare Player instance running in an X session that I initiated via remote desktop. I need to suspend this instance so I can run it in a separate session. I can see two solutions, but I ...
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Workaround for USB RemoteFX specific to Android Development

I am in the following situation as of this moment: I have a fast PC (Windows 8.1 Pro) at home, that is online when needed. I have a slow laptop (Windows 7 SP-newest Enterprise) for university, that ...
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Mirror 4 HD Desktops on one 4K Screen

here's the scenario: We want to be able to share our Screens on one 4k TV for meetings. So anyone (all windoes pcs) taking part can come up the screen using a network connection, up to 4 persons. HD ...
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Creating popup message when connecting to RDP

Is there any way I can create some popup message when I connect to my RDP session? I wanted to show some important information for my work colleague so we don't forget. We share one account to login ...
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How to run wampserver on remote computer while using Remote Desktop Connection [closed]

I'am connected to a remote computer by using Remote Desktop Connection. Both computers are running Windows 7. On my remote computer, I have installed wampserver which runs well itself while working ...
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Raspberry Pi as Thin Client

I'm trying to use the RPi to connect to a Windows PC using RDP. What I tried so far: rdesktop and freerdp (x and d version). overclocking and increasing graphic RAM. The problem is as soon as I ...
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Windows 8.1 RDP session too big

I have Windows 8.1 installed as UserA which runs in console but I connect mainly with UserB through RDP. UserA has the setting "smaller" as DPI size, userB I cannot adjust because it is in RDP. ...
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Remote desktop sessions - can you be active and idle at the same time?

When someone has a state of 'active' and an idle time, does that mean that they are logged into the remote desktop, but haven't used it for 'n' minutes, where 'n' is the idle time? I've been ...
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View local devices in a virtual machine in remote desktop

I've this weird situation: A server machine (CentOS) is running a virtual machine (XP) via VirtualBox. From my desktop PC (W7) I want to use an USB device. I've already selected the right options in ...
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Remote desktop login denied on 2008R2

We have two RDC servers, one running Server 2003 and the other running Server 2008R2, both relying upon the separate domain controller for remote desktop user authentication. On the 2003 server, the ...
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I want to RDP to my server that is behind a squid3 proxy

I want to be able to rdp into my server behind squid3 proxy (on ubuntu). This is a windows 2000 server and is used for testing. I need it behind a proxy so that it is off my normal network as it is a ...
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Sending screen to another monitor

In the movies they are able to put other peoples screen or content up on the big screen. Is there a way to do such activities in real world scenarios with an application? I would like to be able to ...
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Remote Desktop over internet

i want to use remote desktop outside my lan. To do this, i configured my router to do port forwarding (as you can see in the link below) http://i.stack.imgur.com/5t1kW.png When i opened the remote ...
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Main display changes after remote desktop connection

My office/dev PC is a triple monitor machine running Windows 2008R2. I occasionally remote desktop to this machine from home, using a single monitor. After I do that, the "Main Display" reverts to the ...
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How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

When I user remote desktop to connect to a Window 7 Professional computer (using win7 pro RDP) it first prompts me for my password: after successfully authenticating there, it connects to the ...
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RDP disabled but still logging successful connections on disabled accounts

Since i was suspicious about unauthorized RDP connections on my computer, I disabled the RDP service to make sure nobody could access my computer any more. After this, I checked the logs in ...
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Why is Windows 7 displaying a Windows XP style monitor icon and not using Aero theme when using Remote Desktop?

I recently discovered that Windows 7 is displaying a Windows XP style monitor icon when I view the properties window for the computer (e.g. Control Panel - System and Security - System). See the ...
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xrdp with two factor authentication (libpam-google-authenticator)

I'm trying to setup a Debian VM that uses two factor authentication for logins via google-authenticator's PAM plugin. The google-authenticator part is working great through regular console logins or ...
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Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.10 Remote Desktop NO AUDIO

I have connected to Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows & using xrdp. I have also checked the local setting audio option "Play on this computer",still i am not able to get audio on Windows. .
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RDP a Windows Box from over a SSH tunnel to a Linux box

So here's my situation: [OSX] ---vpn-ssh---> [ubuntu server] ---rdp---> [windows box] I have a laptop (OSX) and I can currently ssh over VPN (hamachi) into a headless ubuntu server running ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop (Android) To Windows 8 Pro

I try to access my Windows 8 PC from my Android device using the official app Microsoft Remote Desktop, and it is not working. The error message is: Connection Error - Unable to connect to remote PC. ...
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can't map a network drive using RDP on Windows 2008 R2

I'm RDP-ing onto a Windows 2008 R2 server, and trying to map a network drive to it. I can ping the network drive, but when I try mapping it, I receive this error message: Windows cannot access ...
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RDS Web works but not RDS Desktop

Why is it that I can launch an RDS session using a web browser (RD Web Access), but I can't launch the same session using the RDS desktop client mstsc? I'm assuming the RD Web Access simply auto ...
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Blank Screen after logging in locally after RDP to Windows 7 PC

Several users work from home once a day. They RDP to their workstations (running Windows 7) from home and then when they arrive in the office the next day, they login locally again. When they login ...
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RDP server traffic overloaded

I've got a dedicated server and I know the IP, username, and password. I ran a program on it and the program used almost all the server's bandwidth so I can't log on to close it. When I want to log in ...
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What is the minimum Internet connection speed I need to be able to VNC/RemoteDesktop effectively? [closed]

Title says it all. I know latency and network-hops are a factor, yet hard to shop for. I want to run VNC or NX or RemoteDesktop or whatever, and interact with a machine sitting in my office, doing ...
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What is a command-line equivalent of pressing a key on remote computer via ssh

What are the options to target specific keys on a remote computer and execute the equivalent of virtually pressing them from the terminal via ssh (what would normally be a user pressing them)? ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Mac - Caps not working

I am trying to get an RDP connection set up so that one of my sites can access their terminal server account over RDP from a MacBook. For security reasons, I don't want to have to save the password in ...
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RDP ceases due to encryption error, but only over wifi

So I'm trying to figure out some problems I'm having with RDP. It fails repeatedly over wifi due with the message "Because of an error in data encryption, this session will end" It does not do ...
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Remote X Session and Different Window Manager

I'm using my HP TouchPad to connect to my Linux box via SSH/X Forwarding, and I'd like to be able to start CTWM when I connect instead of having to start it from the terminal every time (and to keep ...
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How log off from a session in Remote Desktop Connection without having the Windows login windows appearing?

I have a kiosk application running on Windows 7 Ultimate, I use Remote Desktop Connection to access the device for maintenance. As soon as I connect to the kiosk it shows the Windows login screen ...
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Problems using Remote Desktop between Win7 desktop and Win8 laptop

I'm trying to connect to my desktop from my laptop through Remote Desktop. I've gotten as far as enabling it in system settings (Allow connections from computer running any version of Remote Desktop), ...
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Can an application detect that it is running as a RemoteApp?

Background information I recently installed Microsoft Office 2013 on my server to deploy using RemoteApp to all of my home computers. After installation, when I attempted to run the programs, it gave ...
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Windows occasionally thinks a modifier key is being pressed when switching in and out of remote desktop

So I use remote desktop a fair amount of the time at work, and I'm running into the following issue: Sometimes, when switching back and forth between my remote and local session (remote session is ...
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How to Compile and Install Remmina From GIT Repository for Ubuntu (KDE)?

Gentlemen, I would like to compile a version of Remmina directly from the GIT repository, because I need to apply a patch to fix a problem. With the command sequence below I can compile it and ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008R2 in HeadlessVirtualbox in Debian

I have created a new Headless virtualbox in a Debian Server that should contain a Windows2008R2 server for testing purposes. I followed all the steps here and the VM seems to run. All I need now, ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Anywhere Access to your server is blocked

I have installed Windows Server 2012 R2. When I want to setup Anywhere Access I get those error messages: Anywhere Access to your server is blocked There may be more than one router on your network ...
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Remote Desktop Assistance setup

How do I setup Remote Desktop Assistance in a LAN environment so me as the admin can: Initiate the connection The user does not have to confirm me access to his/her system
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New Windows 7 install - can't log in to some websites or remote desktop

Just got a new (used) computer and installed Windows 7 and all updates. In Internet Explorer 11 I can't sign in to many websites... as soon as I click sign in it just goes back to the same sign in ...
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RDP on 2 monitors with three screens available [duplicate]

I've got 3 monitors and would like to connect to RDP session with only 2. When I use "Use all monitors" in the configuration - the session spans all three screens. I've tried providing width and ...
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Is it possible to restrict multiple rdp sessions only for one user?

Scenario: Only one user should be restricted to have multiple RDP sessions (domain user account) Everyone else should be allowed to have multiple RDP sessions. On a Windows Server 2008R2 on a ...
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Using Neorouter Free

I want to try out Neorouter as an alternative for Teamviewer or Logmein. I've installed the server on my Ubuntu desktop, opened a Windows VM, installed the client, and I can login to the server. I ...