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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PC can be 1 server DNS but not the other

So we have a Windows 7 Embedded Thin Client out on our production floor. It has been out there for a few years and never had any issues with it. We have an ERP server that the users access the ...
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“Send to OneNote” printouts show as black boxes when accessing computer over Remote Desktop

I am accessing a computer using Remote Desktop. When I print to the "Send to OneNote" printer the printouts are created under the Unfiled Notes notebook. The weird thing is that now the old printouts ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issue

We are running a windows 2008 r2 server, which previously allowed 2 rdp connections. When a 3rd person would connect you'd get a prompt to disconnect one of the other users. As of today this prompt ...
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Extra mouse buttons don't work with Remote Desktop (Windows)

I use Remote Desktop on my home PC to connect to two different PCs at the office. On one of the remote PCs, my extra mouse buttons work, and on the other remote PC, the extra buttons sadly do nothing. ...
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RDP not going to multiple Screens

I am trying to use multiple monitors with an rdp session on Windows 10(host), the source is on Win 7(guest) and a Hyper-V vm. When I exec from cmd the following code mstsc.exe /span it works, but not ...
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Unable To RDC One PC

I can Remote Desktop any PC under our domain, except this ONE! When I try to RDC this one PC, I get an error of: Connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote ...
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End Remote Desktop Session and Standby

I've setup remote access on my computer (Windows 7 Pro x64 via RDP). The [WOL] wake-on-lan function is already working so I can wake it up from sleeping. When I end a remote desktop session ...
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Remote Desktop client

How do I access my desktop on my iPhone via Remote Desktop client. Can I access it through an ad hoc connection. I tried to connect via an ad hoc connection but it didn't work, I'm not sure if I'm ...
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Remote Desktop switch workspaces on host (Windows 10)

I have two machines, both windows 10, I'm remoted into one machine. On the local machine I have multiple workspaces and can switch between them using Ctrl + Win + left/right arrows, really snazzy. ...
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Sleep in unified remote on ubuntu

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Hiding the desktop on Remote Desktop connection?

I have RDP currently set to launch a program upon connection but I don't want the user to be able to see the desktop at all, just run the one program. Any way to do this? RDP host is Windows Server ...
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Remote Desktop Settings Missing

I'm trying to setup remote connection to my Windows 10 machine. During the setup I noticed that my installation is missing some settings all the tutorials have. Can anyone tell me why I'm stupid and ...
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Restrict Remote Desktop access to specific users to specific servers in a domain environment?

I have a domain controller and I want to allow certain user accounts Remote Desktop access to certain servers in the same domain. There are many servers that can be accessed via the Remote Desktop ...
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Can no longer rdp into Windows 10 box

As in the title. My basic setup is that I am visiting my parents, and left my Windows 10 box at home running with RDP enabled. This has worked fine for five days, but this evening, I can no longer ...
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My computer stops responding when I unlock it after a Remote Desktop connection

I use Remote Desktop a lot to connect to my PC. But lately I've run into a problem with it. When I connect, it works fine, but then when I go to unlock my computer locally, it usually just hangs on a ...
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Can't switch to full-screen Microsoft Remote Desktop window on OS X using keyboard shortcut

I can't switch to "full screen" Microsoft Remote Desktop sessions on OS X using cmd+tab and cmd-`. When I try, nothing happens. I can get to other windows, including the main Remote Desktop window and ...
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Reattach session back to local display after RDP

I have a PC that regullary runs an application through the day. This application requires advanced graphical capatibilities and only starts sucessfuly when I'm logged in locally. It also runs ...
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how to increase number of remote desktop connections through registry or command line?

I want to increase number of remote desktop connections through automation.(number of sessions, overall not for single user). I can do this manually by from here. Double click Limit number of ...
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Clipboard doesn't work between Win7 (local) and Linux (remote)

I'm using win7 64-bit and connecting to a remote-desktop Linux. I can not copy text between them. I tried this killing rdpclip.exeand then create again, but that doesn't work. What should I do?
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rdp to windows 10: only 1 set of credentials works

I can rdp from my windows 7 box to a windows 10 box on our intranet when I use one specific set of credentials (the credentials of the first account created on the server machine), but all other ...
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Windows 10 won't wake from sleep for remote desktop

Windows 10 also won't run scheduled backups if sleeping. RDP and Acronis work properly if computer is not asleep. Wake on LAN is enabled. Help needed, thanks.
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Configuring Remote Desktop to NOT force an automatic log off

So, I've never encountered this before, and I have no idea how I achieved it, but googling for help on this issue leads me to believe that I've stumbled on to every IT admins' wet dream (and my worst ...
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RDP to remote domain doesn't work from specific LAN

I am trying to RDP into my computer at work (running Windows 8 Pro). I can do this from my laptop (running Windows 10 Pro, and also when it was running Windows 8.1 Pro), but I cannot connect from ...
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How to connect to local KVM guest via SSH tunnel

I use Virt-manager for virtualization on Debian. I want to connect to my guest through a remote SSH tunnel. Guest is also on local Debian machine. Is this possible? I have already tried this command ...
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Create rdp gateway in raspberry pi or ubuntu

I have few system in my local network and want to rdp them from internet. One method is to allocate different ports to each system for rdp and configure them in router. However, what I need is to ...
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Internet usage when Remote Desktoped into a work computer

I'm using a network extender (provided by my work) and remote desktop to connect to my work computer. Obviously streaming my work desktop to my home computer will use my internet connection, but if I ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Manager drops connection randomly

I recently started to have the following issue with Remote Desktop Connection Manager v 2.7: Every minute or so the connection is lost and then reestablished. After sniffing with Wireshark I ...
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Which IP is picked up when using Remote Desktop?

This is not a coding question but I can't find a clear answer anywhere so I thought the online community will know. Let's say, I'm currently using computer A and running Remote Desktop on Windows to ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop alt tab/Win+M problems

I basically don't use my own desktop to do the majority off my work, I RDP out to customers systems and work there. I tend to maximise the RDP session on to one of my screens and work exclusively ...
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What causes phpVirtualBox's remote desktop server port to be crossed out?

I am running VirtualBox 4.3.34 on Centos 6 host with Windows 7 guest, have installed guest additions, and also installed phpVirtualBox. Previously, I was able to remote desktop with a Windows 7 ...
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Efficiently managing multiple credentials with differing refresh cycles

I'm looking for a way to cope with different windows credentials and their refresh cycles. Currently I keep the credentials in KeePass, RDP through VisionApp and use Windows Explorer to access shares. ...
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Switching out of an RDP session within another RDP session

I need to RDP into a workstation, and then RDP into other resources from there. I would like to be able to work with both sessions maximized, and easily switch between my local machine, first RDP ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop(MRD) on Mac Could not connect to Win10

I have a Macbook Pro(With OX 10.11 EI Captain) and a ThinkPad T440p (With Win10 TH1) in a local network, MRD on Mac could not connect to Win10. Mac ping win OK,and User name pwd was set correct on ...
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How to remote access using command line to a computer using dynamic IP?

I want to access my other computer (mac osx) which on the other place. The simples solution is maybe like using teamviewer and logmein, but in this case i want to remote using command line /terminal. ...
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Get display resolution inside Remote Desktop from windows command line

When I connect to another computer using Remote Desktop, How can I obtain, from Windows Command line in a batch, the screen resolution of the Remote Desktop window, not the screen resolution of the ...
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Using remote desktop to control a computer also connected to a projector

I'm planning to have a small PC that lives in a box, which we can connect to a projector and then access wirelessly via RDP. That way, the computer lives onstage, while I can control the presentation ...
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How do I connect a dual monitor VNC client to a headless VNC server?

Right now I use RealVNC server, and connect to a corporate RHEL server for my builds. These machines are headless, so there's nothing in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf* I can successfully connect and use the ...
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Windows 10 can not connect via RDP to any other Windows

"Remote Desktop Connection" doesn't seem to work with Windows-10. It can't connect to my local network computers and virtual machines. I used to have it in Windows-7. A screenshot of error message ...
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RD Web Remote User cannot access Server but other machines can RDP same Server

I admit that I am unfamiliar with the situation I am about to describe, so I apologize if I omit important information or am incorrect about things. A remote user of our systems has been unable to ...
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How to stop remote desktop logoff after closing the connection

While I am using remote desktop connection(mstsc.exe), when I close the connection, I get logged off from the remote machine. Is there a way to stop logging off after disconnection ? Client and ...
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How to switch from RDP user login to local user login with Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 desktop PC where I log into using RDP. Now I want to use Moonlight (Android app) that also uses some of the remote protocols used by RDP. Besides that Moonlight also uses Nvidia ...
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Can I use Steam in home streaming with windows 10 without a physical display attached?

Without a physical display attached, Windows 10 defaults to a 1024x768 display even though it has a very capable video card attached. When i connect with RDC, windows is willing to connect at, say, ...
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Executing cmd script remotely on Windows

I am using Airytec Switch Off which creates a server on Windows that accepts commands on a specified network port and executes scripts remotely. Turning off/restarting PC works fine. Then I created ...
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Remote desktop slows down over time Win 10 to Win 7 but reconnecting makes normal again

EDIT Dec 2, 2015 - corrected question to state that it's Win 10 to Win 7, not Win 7 to Win 7. When using remote desktop to connect from a Windows 10 computer to a Windows 7 computer, the speed of ...
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Run a program over specified network?

Is there a way in Windows 10 (or anything 7 & up) to specify what network connection a program uses? Specifically, to have all my programs running through Ehternet except RDP over WiFi? I've ...
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RDP from Linux through ssh tunnel chain

I'm on a Linux laptop and am trying to access my Windows Workstation which sits behind two (!) Linux servers (server1, server2), of which only server1 is accessible from the outside, and only server2 ...
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Network traffic over Remote Session

let's assume I have two computers, A and B, both running in different networks. I then use a remote desktop tool (i.e. teamviewer) to access computer B from A. What could the network-administrator of ...
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Remote Desktop multiple monitor winposstr settings

I have read many articles on this subject, but I'm still having a hard time. I have a dual monitor setup where the secondary monitor is on top of the primary. (not to the left or right of the ...
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Remote connection to Windows 8 “access is denied”

I have set up a remote connection to my computer: I have checked the allow remote desktop connections: I have added my user to the "The remote desktop users" list under the button "Select users" ...
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Windows 10 Home Remote Desktop

I am about to upgrade my computer to Windows 10 but I am unsure about which edition to use (Home or Pro). I read on some sites that remote desktop is not included in the home edition. A different site ...