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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Any shortcut for switching between Remote Desktop and local desktop? [duplicate]

Normally in windows we use "ALT+TAB" to switch between windows. So is there any shortcut for switching between my desktop and remote desktop. I need it desperately.
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Remote VNC or RDP session is different from the one being shown on monitor hooked on RPi

Bringing this from stack overflow. I just bought a Raspberry Pi and hooked it up on my TV via HDMI. Later, I installed tightvncserver on it, and I also followed this guide ...
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Install Windows Server via Remote Desktop

I have a new dedicated server, but my host charges €10/month to have a Windows 2008 R2 Standard OS installed. I require Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacentre primarily because of the networking features, ...
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is there a functional RDP server for Linux? e.g. does FreeRDP actually work as server?

from wikipedia it is not clear whether there are any legit RDP servers for Linux. Most of what it talks about seems to be alternative / non Microsoft clients intended to communicate with built-in ...
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Error while installing IIS on VM?

My Client has set up a VM for me. It is a Windows-7,64 bit machine. When I tried to configure IIS on that machine , It is showing an error, An error has occurred.Not all the features were ...
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Connect to CISCO VPN: What are the correct steps?

I have been trying to connect to a client's VPN to connect remotely to a server. Cisco VPN connects fine but: Once I get connected to Cisco VPN: I am able to see an additional network adapter(Cisco ...
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RDP blank screen > Hangs for 10 seconds > disconnects

I am trying to connect to Windows 2012 Server via RDP (using a win7 machine). All settings are correctly configured to allow this. The issue: I bring up Windows RDP Enter log in credentials Click ...
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Remote desktop does not pass Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down)

Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down) do not seem to be assigned to any Windows function, yet they are not passed correctly by Remote Desktop. Can this be fixed? Tested on Win8.
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Clipboard freezes programs when multiple remote desktops are used

Whenever I start to use two or more remote desktops, clipboard does more damage than good. My goal: copy text data from one remote desktop to the other one. Here are the steps: Copy text from ...
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RDP over OpenVPN in Windows 8

I'm trying to configure a Windows 8 computer to allow RDP over OpenVPN. I successfully configured OpenVPN to start at boot, using the OpenVPN service. My problem is that Windows 8 sees the TAP ...
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How does a packet of RDP mouse/keyboard click look?

I just cant find it on wireshark when sniffing the RDP connection.. Can anyone show me how they look and how can I distinguish between them? Of course it would be encrypted but the main question is ...
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Reverse SSH between putty and cygwin to RDP

I realize that many different iterations of this question have been asked before, but I couldn't find something exact and my attempts didn't work. My setup: I'm trying to RDP from Machine B to ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Multiple Sessions

The operating system is Windows Server 2003. There were applications running on the console. I used RDP to remotely acces the PC. I didn't realize I was creating a seperate session. The software ...
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Connecting two computers possible RDC [duplicate]

OK. I have two computers one is a windows vista the other is a windows 7/8. how do I set up a connection between the two so the windows 7/8 can take control of the mouse and key board so the win 7/8 ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 8 host: run VM as a service?

I have this CURRENT setup for two people to work: Vista computer running VM Ware Server 2.0 Windows XP Virtual Machine running inside that host, accessed remotely via RDP So, it's a single ...
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Linux to Windows remote desktop - is \\tsclient visible for other computers

I'm often connecting from my linux computer at home to windows 7 computer at work. I'm using freerdp and remmina. I'm also sharing my linux desktop so I can transfer files work<->home. During ...
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Connect via Remote Desktop to machine connected to VPN

I have a problem. I need to connect to a remote machine, which I can do fine. However, once I am on that machine, I need to open a VPN connection to another remote computer. This, I can also do. The ...
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How to change the text of the RDP title bar?

I would like to change the text of the RDP title bar. I wonder if there is a way to do that from within the file setting? For example if you edit an RDP file with notepad and add full ...
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Unable to load a file within a software using remote desktop connection

I was recently working with Windows Remote desktop connection. The local machine is windows 7 and the remote machine is windows 8. The connection was successful. I have a software installed on the ...
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RDP client does not consider smart card as valid for authentication

I have: A Windows 7 client machine. I am not Administrator for that machine. A Windows 2008R2 server, on which I want to open a session using Remote Desktop. A Remote Desktop Gateway, also running ...
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Working on Amazon EC2 not smooth - expectations or setting issue?

I'm a beginning programmer looking to develop on a VPS, by which I aim to make multiple instances for each environment and work remotely without much hardware investment. From what I read, other ...
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Maximize Remote desktop but not to full screen

I have been using remote desktop at my office and have been using it in maximized mode, but not in full screen mode. When I press maximize, it covers the entire window but doesn't move to full screen. ...
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Is it possible to handle an URL on the remote desktop (RDP connection) and redirect its opening on local machine?

user connects to a terminal server by RDP connected to the terminal server user clicks on an url this server won't open this url, but will redirect it on local machine the url will be opened by local ...
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Why does maximized Remote Desktop no longer restore via drag?

Previously, in Windows 7, I was able to "restore" a maximized Remote Desktop window by dragging the blue tab from the top of the screen down toward the middle. (Restore is the term for visible but ...
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Access Windows guest via remote desktop connection through vmplayer

I have a vmplayer image of a Windows XP Pro guest and would like to be able to access it via a remote desktop client rdesktop in a Slackware Linux host. Is this possible? Or do I really need to use ...
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How can I Remote Desktop to a Windows 8 PC while another user is connected?

I, UserA, would like to remote desktop (RDP) to a Windows 8 Machine while UserB is working on that same machine. Is this possible?
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Document / Print Title from Remote Desktop to Local Bullzip Printer

We have a server machine (Windows 2003, with "local" Bullzip printer). I had an old computer (Win7x64). When I printed some document in server by Remote Desktop to local Bullzip printer, the print ...
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Windows firewall blocks remote desktop with custom port

I was able to use my remote desktop with custom port when I was using Kaspersky Internet Security. Now, I have uninstalled my Kaspersky and switch to Avast!. Therefore, the windows firewall is turned ...
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Where does Macports install freerdp

I just installed freerdp with macports but I can't seem to find the binary anywhere. xfreerdp command doesn't run either. This is the command I ran: sudo port clean freerdp && sudo port ...
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Set Teamviewer Remote Printer as Default

I am using TeamViewer, and need to print something from the remote computer to the local printer to which the computer I am actually on is attached. The thing that I am trying to print does not give ...
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how to stop win7 pro/64bit remotedesktop title from showing remote IP plus my secret port number

Fact: Win7 shows both IP & port number as the upper left of title of MSTSC screen. Issue: This defeats the purpose of hiding the port number (not 3389). This holds regardless I am using a RDP ...
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Remotely Administer Desktops [closed]

Example of accessing a single computer would be to do some helpdesk work Example of accessing many or all of them at the same time would be to install an update or change a setting on all of them ...
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Keep Windows GUI active when switching user and when closing Remote Desktop

I need to run a GUI script (AutoHotKey, which makes mouse clicks and press keys) on: A different windows user (i.e. I run the script, then switch user while keeping the session active) A remote ...
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How to troubleshoot intermittent connectivity with Windows7 / Toshiba laptop

I have a Windows 7 laptop Toshiba satellite C 640 that I usually RDP into on my home wireless network with a netgear N300 wireless router. I have not made much modifications to the windows7 that ...
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Windows 7 Autologin - Tray icons not showing up when no display attached

I am setting up my Win 7 box to be an HTPC and have autologin set up. I am seeing a problem though where some of the tray icons do not show up, and this appears to be caused by the lack of a ...
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How to remote linux desktop with audio support

I have a Debian PC(Server) and I would like to remote this machine from one client(Window, Ubuntu,..) and i can hear the sound from Server. I try some tools(Radmin, RealVNC,..)(I can not use ...
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VPN error 800, when remote but not locally

I am going to spend a few days in my summerhouse, and i would like to have access to all my media on my server so i am trying to set up a VPN. I have followed a guide, and i am abe to connect to the ...
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2003R2 Domain Controller denies remote Login

This is a german system, so i do my best to translate, but as i dont hve access to an english system, some grpos- and policy-names are just good guesses, so some finetunig translation bY someone ...
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Login to RDS session

As the moment, I have to log into my desktop, start mstsc, and type in the rds details to login to my rds desktop session. Is it possible to go directly into the rds session without having to load my ...
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Extended display for two monitors

I have three monitors connected to a windows 7 machine. I would like to extend the monitor from far left to the monitor in far right. And keep the middle screen independent. Is there anyway to do ...
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How can I add a warning before I turn off my computer?

I want to use TeamViewer on my work PC to work from home when I need to. Being a creature of habit I'm afraid i'll click the shutdown button on the friday before the week-end when I need it the ...
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Remoting into Windows 7 computer wipes out PATH

When I remote into my Windows 7 computer (local admin user), weird things are happening. I had RDC (mstsc) and Windows Explorer icon on my Task Bar, clicked on them then "cannot find item" error, ...
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How to Connect remotely to the basic computer without having to disconnect another user

I'am on Windows 7 OS, I'am wondering if there is a way to use my computer remotely which is located at my home, at the same time while someone from my family is already logged in with it's own ...
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Copy file from local host to remote host

This answer must exist somewhere as it's so basic, but I can't find it. I have a file on my local computer that I want to copy to a remote host. I know how to use scp, but if I do it from my local ...
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remote desktop to Fedora 20 with xrdp

I was able to setup xrdp on my Fedora 13 machine and access it from my Windows 7 machine by follow the steps on the first post on this thread It was simple and easy. But when i try the same on my ...
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How to prevent remote users from shutting down/rebooting the Windows? [duplicate]

Is it there any way to prevent remote users from shutting down/rebooting the Windows. follows these steps: Unfortunately, I cannot disable remote access to my computer. Is there a way to prevent ...
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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 ...