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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Windows shares or rdp freezes

I am having a problem accessing network files or using remote desktop to access server. Environment: Windows Server 2008 r2 --> for file sharing Windows 7 --> client Linux Mint --> client The ...
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rdp on two pcs in same network

I've recently tried to add a 2nd PC to my router, so that i can use RDP on this PC too. The 1st one already works, as it's using the standard methods (default RDP port 3389, etc.) So, currently the ...
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How to make Remote Desktop Connection bar adjustable

As the figure below shows, its size is adjustable (actually is shorter than usual). Question is how to make it adjustable? My thoughts are there is some windows update I should install, but I don't ...
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Permissions required to manipulate Windows Services remotely on another Workgroup-linked computer

I know there are a lot of questions similar to this, but all of them use the following syntax to connect: runas /netonly /user:[Domain]\[Account on Domain with Administrator access] [Program] I ...
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Enable Logoff Prompt

As a new user to Remote Desktop, I mistakenly told the warning prompt about closing the session that I didn't want to be warned again. Since I can't seem to remember to logoff the CORRECT way, I ...
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Windows Explorer won't show image thumbnails when using Remote Desktop

When I connect to my home Windows 8.1 server via RDP (using another win 8.1 computer) and open Explorer to show some folder containing images, I can't get it to show the actual thumbnails, only this: ...
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Azure Virtual 1280 x 800 and can't change

My Azure virtual is 1280 x 800, and on my laptop when I RDP in, it's really cramped on space as my apps are blown up really large. I don't know why this happened all of a sudden; the only difference ...
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How to log which process is printing?

I have Windows 2008 R2 server which has an Epson Docket Printer driver installed on it. The server is running Remote Desktop Services, and mostly runs point of sale terminals who are using Epson ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection: Single Monitor Computer connecting to Multiple Monitor Computer

I am trying to connect from a Windows 7 system with only one monitor to another Windows 7 system with two monitors using Remote Desktop Connection. Whenever I successfully connect to this machine, ...
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Beep sound in remote desktop

First of all, I don't like sounds (because I play a lot of media), therefore I have all system sounds disabled. However, whenever I'm using Remote Desktop (with the remote system muted), I get beeping ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS terminal session constant freeze, disconnects

I have installed Windows 2012 R2, using it to support 15 remote desktop users. I have installed Office 2007 open lic. The problem I am having is I start a session, then if I run any Office program, or ...
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RDP session won't fill the screen when I drag it from my 17“ monitor to my 22”

I have a windows 8.1 PC setup with two monitors, my main monitor is 22" and the second a 17". I sometimes have Multiple RDP sessions open on my computer at once. Every time I open an RDP session it ...
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Change Windows 7 RDP host certificate expiration date

My Windows 7 desktop computer uses a self-signed certificate to identify its RDP host. So to prevent a man-in-the-middle attack, I have to manually verify the thumbprint the first time my RDP client ...
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Remote Desktop services local login and remote sessions?

If i have a server with Remote Desktop Services installed, could I log in locally (keyboard/mouse/monitor attached) and login remotely and still share all sessions? Will Windows allow this? Will it ...
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VPN Adapter, current user only

Recently I faced a problem with my vpn on an rdp server, there are multiple users on the server the issue I am facing is when I enable my vpn it connects everyone on the server to my vpn, is there a ...
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any software to receive sounds uninteruptly from remote PC

I have used team Viewer but the problem is when I access remote PC it uses more processing for desktop sharing. in the process it occupies more than 10-30% of processing. But enabling the call feature ...
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Only let certain user connect to an alternate RDP Port

Ok, Why ? There is some users on the local network that are accessing an remote desktop servers But some of these user also required an way to connect to the remote desktop but from internet. That ...
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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MS Access 2003 - Disk or Network Error - NOT a Network Issue - Remote App - Win 2008

We have a Windows 2008 running terminal services, but as remote apps, not full desktops. There is a single database file, calc.mdb, that gives "Disk or Network Error". If it is accessed by a user ...
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Remote desktop client not available in Win7 ultimate

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. I want to use it to connect to my work computer which has all the necessary configurations done. So, I type 'Remote desktop connection' in Search from Start Menu ...
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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How to do connect to ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? [duplicate]

How to do connect to Ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? I need to add an account on my Ubuntu machine. Maybe through ssh? Thanks
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TightVNC while an RDP session is running

I have TightVNC Server (v. 2.7.10) running on my computer (Windows 8.1 Professional). When I am physically at the computer, others can see my screen using a VNC client. However, when I RDP into my ...
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Server Certificates Missing in IIS

On my Windows Server 2012 R2 box, when I connect to it through Remote Desktop, I'm trying to setup a server certificate but in IIS, in the "IIS" group, there is no Server Certificates feature. I ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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How to force Remote Desktop via firewall rules to use LAN instead of WLAN?

WLAN has higher priorities than LAN but Remote Desktop seems to still use WLAN. I tried to achieve this by setting up a firewall rule but this does not seem to do the trick. Here is what I tried: ...
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RDP from Windows 8 to older Windows

My problem is simple. From my computer (Windows 8 Entreprise N), i want to manage some servers (Windows 2003 and Windows 2008). I use Windows+R and Windows+E everytime. Since i change my computer to ...
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Server Tasks Automation

I would like to run some tasks on my Windows 2008 R2 server and need some kind of automation. Right now I am running the tasks with my Macro Recorder - BUT - I need to be connected via RDP in order ...
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TeamViewer oscillates it's upload rate on one computer, but not an other, on the same network

I have two computers on the same wifi network. Both run TeamViewer. When I remotely (from a third computer) access the computers I notice that one has intermittent service. Interaction works for some ...
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How to connect to a remote Windows computer using Enter-PSSession on PowerShell?

I am trying to connect to a remote windows computer using Enter-PSSession using PowerShell. As a Linux user, I am not very familiar with the inner working of Windows. When just using the command I ...
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How to use teamviewer if the remote computer has restarted?

I do not know if it feasible or not but here is the problem and my proposed solution (only what I though I can do). I have a computer that I use in my work. I installed team viewer and I log into it ...
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Two-way connection via Remote Desktop?

I am an avid user of a reverse phone look up site (not naming any names) where you can look up a recent phone number that has called. One of the numbers involves the infamous "Windows Tech Support" ...
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Remote desktop (mstsc) from Windows 7 to RHEL5, some apps not responding to most keyboard buttons

I'm using remote desktop on my Windows box to connect to a RHEL5 box. The problem I'm having is that some applications (I'll get into details below) seem to not want to pick up most keyboard input ...
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What to do when a particular program in Windows 7 won't open?

I am using Lyx (word processing software) on a remote computer which has Windows 7. I was working with R (programming language) and Lyx simultaneously while accessing the remote computer through ...
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RealVNC: remote screen resolution changes when switching monitor off

I am using RealVNC at work to connect to a remote PC. When not working on that PC directly, I prefer to keep the monitor off. However when the monitor is off, RealVNC Server reduces to reduce the ...
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How to connect remotely on Windows 8 non-pro over the Internet?

Is there a way to connect to a regular(non-pro) Windows 8.1 machine over the Internet? The regular 8.1 edition doesn't support RDC over the Internet and I have been looking for application or ...
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Invalid key mapping in TeamViewer

I have a TeamViewer connection on my machine, and this machine is connected to third using RDP (using RDCMan). So problem is that some keys are interpreted as another ones (like in this question) But ...
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RDP Support by Windows OS Version

What versions of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) are supported by recent versions of the Windows operating system, such as Windows XP and later? This is the list of supported RDP versions I have ...
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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop and I'm reading the FAQ on how to install it, but it says nothing much AFAIK. With Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, what should be the content of the ...
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RDP session launch applications

I have opened a RDP session using autoIT. Here, there is the code : $host = "" ; <---- IP $hGUI = GUICreate("Terminal Serveur", 952, 675, -1, -1, $WS_OVERLAPPEDWINDOW + $WS_CLIPSIBLINGS + ...
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TeamViewer offline/online status of the remote computer

I'm a newbie with TeamViewer and my question is: On both computers TeamViewer was setup. On my computer in the TeamViewer I see the remote computer has status offline. The remote computer has Windows ...
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Random key presses in RDP connection

There are several questions on superuser about keys jamming in an rdp session, but this question is not a duplicate, at least insofar as I've found. I'm using a PC running Windows 7 over an rdp ...
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Teamviewer & other screen sharing showing a blank or black screen to remote user

I’m using Windows 8.1. and TeamViewer version 9.0.299 on a Dell Inspiron 15r 3521 laptop. Intel HD4000 with AMD HD8370 graphics. I have set AMD graphics to work on high performance for TeamViewer by ...
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No sound on remote machine

I connect to windows 8 desktop from windows 7 via vpn. There was a sound before but couple days ago it disappeared. The connection is bad but it still worked in the past. I put "Play on this computer" ...
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What does “its own video driver” mean in RDP's definition

Another question from superuser.com gave an definition of RDP, also an definition of RDP from MSDN Remote Desktop Graphics Card It mentioned that On the server, RDP uses its own video driver to ...
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Remotely connect to MAC cluster GUI (multiple user accounts)

I got access to a MAC Server cluster running OSX Server (10.6.8). Now most people who are supposed to use this cluster have windows installed so I tried to connect them using TightVNC. However this ...
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Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...
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Remote desktop freezes when there's a lot of scrolling text

when I connect to a Windows 2008 server via remote desktop (rdesktop ir krdc - doesn't matter) it works fine until there is a lot of scrolling text. Let's say I open a ssh connection to some other ...
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Mouse cursor (pointer) changes when using remote desktop?

I have Windows 7 Professional on my laptop. I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my desktop. I often use "Remote Desktop Connection" to access my laptop from my Desktop. Usually this works great. Today, ...
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Prevent local computer rebooting (windows update) during fullscreen remote desktop session

Is it possible to prevent Windows 7 from rebooting without any interaction from the user? Or even better, only if the use is using a full screen application? More details: My wife uses her home ...