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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TeamViewer 9 - TeamViewer Mutes System Sounds

I am interested in using TeamViewer as my replacement for LogMeIn, which recently announced the termination of their free remote control service. Since I am using TeamViewer, I decided that I want to ...
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Only allow user access to Window Desktop on RDP

Just wonder is there a way to only allow user access to the window desktop of a RDP session. Which mean user can only execute any file and app on the desktop, but cannot double click into the computer ...
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Is there any software for share desktop can be as simple as one click? [closed]

I'm working as an IT support in a hospital with big building, IT department is on floor 11(total 16), We need to deal with all kinds of software problem, and our elevators are really really slow, so ...
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Large-scale system management [closed]

I'm looking to upgrading a system that is becoming a bit cumbersome once I get over a few hundred PCs. I've been googling this for a bit now, but I can't seem to find many options that do ...
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Windows XP force authentication on RDP

I've been trying now for a while, but cannot sort this out... I am running two Windows XP guest machines on VirtualBox and if I connect to either of them via RDP, they log straight into the desktop ...
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How to get the saved password of a RDP connection? [duplicate]

2 Years before one my client given the password for a remote server available in USA, I have directly typed the password in the screen and saved the credential. Now I need to forward the same ...
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Remove old connections from Remote Desktop Connection

In my remote desktop connection I had added to many machines. Right now I would like to remove some of them, but can not find an easy way to do this. Here is an example: Suppose I want to remove ...
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how to publish the GitHub app to remote users of Windows Server 2012?

I think I have an idea what publishing apps to users mean on a Windows Server I administer. (More on that in this wiki, perhaps) However, it seems to work well with apps with exe's in the main ...
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read out relative weight of server in RDP farm

We have several Windows 2008 RDP servers organized in a farm. Is there an easy ways to remotely read out each servers relative weight in the farm? (The setting configurable in tsconfig.msc, in section ...
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How can I explicitly NOT login to console session?

A co-worker and I are both remotely logging into a server as the same administrative user. Is there a way to force mstsc to NOT use the console session? In other words, I'd like to login as the ...
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RDP slow on specific combination between laptop and network

I have noticed the following, and just don't understand what could be causing this problem: We always work on laptops via wifi and RDP On a specific customer's wifi network, one specific laptop is ...
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Set a virtual machine (Remote desktop) log out at certain point of time

I really have no idea to start from, that's why I turned in here to ask. So, there's the virtual account (Remote desktop connection on Windows) and it needs to be set to reboot or log out, i.e. every ...
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Hide my RDP state

I have an application (Shoretel Communicator) that tries to be "intelligent" when I RDP and disables some key functionality that I enjoy when I am actually at the computer (like answering the phone ...
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How do I create an SSH tunnel on a VPS for RDP to Windows host behind restrictive ISP

I have spent several session trying to figure this out, and tried to follow many other posts. But for some reason this is confusing to me and none of the other situations "seem" to apply. What I want ...
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How can I turn on my computer and bypass the password with Android

I am travelling overseas but would like to be able to remotely turn on and control my computer (Win7) from my Android (i9500 jtxx on 4.3 rooted) phone. My computer is currently password protected, and ...
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How are they blocking RDP on port 80?

I'm on a corporate computer that is behind a very restrictive firewall, and trying to connect to my home computer. I configured my router to forward port 80 to 3389 (RDP port). My idea was to try to ...
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Setting up VNC viewer for remote server

I have a remote server (Unix) that I've used via PuTTY SSH from my laptop (Windows 7). However, I want to have a GUI to run a certain program on that server. I've tried X11 forwarding, but the GUI it ...
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Login as user “Administrator” vs. “.\Administrator”

I'm using Remote Desktop to log in to a remote machine. What is the difference between specifying .\ before the username, and not? For example: Username = Administrator and Username = ...
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RDP and Multiple Display Issue

I have a ViewSonic VA2248 external monitor, which is set as my main monitor, connected to my work HP ProBook 4520s running Windows 7 Professional. Every time I use RDP on my iPhone, iPad, or home ...
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Windows 7 Remote desktop control cannot log in again after being logged off

I was trying to set up a remote control connection between a remote pc and office pc. The problem i'm having now is that, during the remote control session if i accidentally click log off in start ...
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How can I get a list of incoming Radmin connections?

I have a growing problem where users are connecting to production servers (as they should), performing work, and closing the Radmin Window without logging out of Windows. Asking people to change has ...
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Why make 768x1024 the default EC2 Windows Server resolution and how do I change this setting?

How I figured out the resolution: by running an AutoIt script on instance startup and logging the values of @DesktopHeight and @DesktopWidth. Why such a strange resolution? It seems backwards and it ...
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Unbuntu, Hyper-V, and Remote Desktop: strange behavior

This question got kicked off of stackoverflow, and they suggested I might have better luck here. I'm trying to learn Ruby on Rails and fighting with the environment is proving to be a challenge. ...
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Shared connection frequently closes when opening a new connection

I'm making heavy use of reusing a shared connection which I open to a remote box at the beginning of my workday. My .ssh/config looks somewhat like this: ControlMaster auto ControlPath ...
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xfreerdp ignores resolution parameter

I cannot connect to a server with a custom screen resolution set If I use command xfreerdp servername -g 1280x1024 it connects but the resolution is 1024x768. Xfreerdp just carelessly ignores the -g ...
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Why I am unable to connect to remote desktop.?

I am able to connect to remote desktop from mu laptop. But i am getting error when i am connecting it from my desktop. I have checked internet connection. I am getting error as following. So ...
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Need to change MS RDP client display size all the time

I work with a laptop, which has its own display of resolution AxB, but is often connected to a monitor using resolution CxD. Now, when I connect from this laptop to some other machine using RDP, I ...
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A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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Terminal printing to local printer always in RAW format

I'm trying to capture the documents printed on my local printer, for this I'm using PrintMulti, everything is great except when the documents is printed in RAW format, where PrintMulti doesn't work, ...
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RDP wake-on-lan in LAN environment

How do you configure RDP to be able to wake-on-lan client computers? Basically, I want to be able to wake-on-lan 1 or more computers at a time in our LAN environment.
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Remote desktop stops receiving input (hangs) periodically

I am working with MS remote desktop feature, from windows 8 notebook client and windows 8.1 as a desktop server (running windows 8.1 prof). The connection is over LAN, speed indicators are all ...
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Add laptop resolution for RDP on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm RDPing into a Windows Server 2008 R2 so that I can develop in Visual Studio from Ubuntu. My laptop resolution is 1366x768. How can I get that resolution for my RDP display?
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Mouse with forward/back buttons and remote desktop

I have a logitech MX518 that has nice forward and back buttons built onto the mouse directly. They work great locally. However anytime over remote desktop these buttons do nothing. This happens both ...
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Copy Paste Between Excels over Remote Desktop Services

Currently a number of our users have an issue whereby they attempt to copy data from excel on their computer and paste it to excel on a terminal server. If users use standard paste (i.e. ctrl+v) an ...
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Control key stuck on RDP from OS X to Windows

I'm using OS X 10.9.1 to connect to a Windows 2003 session via RDP. I'm trying to understand why the RDP session occasionally acts as if a man's finger is on the control key. If I were to type "HELLO" ...
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How can I get xrdp working with multiple monitors?

I've seen these two resources: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1168264 https://github.com/asafge/xrdp_dualmon But it looks like #1 is out of date, and #2 has too many constraints (maximum ...
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Teamviewer without GUI or alternatives for using just the remote IP

I usually use the computer of the office from my house through TeamViewer. Today I realized that the only reason for do that is because I need to connect to the ftp server in the same network. I'm ...
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Working with Vegas Movie Studio remotely?

Are there any remote desktop solutions that can be used for accessing applications that feature large animated graphics, in particular Sony Vegas Movie Studio? I am aware of TurboVNC. However, that ...
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static IP address for using remote desktop

I have a static IP address provided by my ISP. I have two users in windows server 2008 which is Administrator and another is employee. I just want to access Administrator user using remote desktop ...
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Running Python Code Remotely

I have the following situation: I want to write and debug python code in my Laptop with public IP Then send it to some remote desktop(with private IP) in my University for running the code that will ...
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What service has to be on in order for me to remote desktop into my machine?

I have a new Windows 8.1 machine at work and for whatever reason I can't remote desktop into it. It just says that Remote Access to the machine is not enabled. I can connect to the machine via ...
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Remote desktop with OpenGL?

From an Android tablet, I want to remotely access Windows 3D applications (primarily Rhino 3D). Is it possible to have a 3D application send the OpenGL commands via the network to a client on the ...
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RDP does not work over WAN; does work over LAN; port open via telnet

I have previously set up RDP to work on port 3456 at my last home. Now in a new location, the only thing that has changed is the network environment (e.g. router, ISP). The computer configuration is ...
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Connect Mobile phone/ GSM modem to a VPS or hosting dedicated server

I have a Nokia E71 phone that I am using for as a GSM modem to send out SMS (text message) through the web application I wrote. Everything is working fine on my local machine and now I am looking to ...
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Reaching the login screen of a remote Windows 7 machine

It's a very funny situation actually. I installed Windows 7 to a friend's machine, and must have added my own password there. Now, my friend can't login, and I don't want to share the password with ...
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RDP Windows 8.0 Standard to Windows 8.0 Pro Fails to connect

I've got two fully patched W-8.0 PCs on the same LAN, on the same WorkGroup and a Windows 7 Ultimate PC. I've been using RDP for years on this network, and have all the PCs enabled for RDP that are ...
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How can I get xrdp working with multiple monitors? [duplicate]

I've seen these two resources: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1168264 https://github.com/asafge/xrdp_dualmon But it looks like #1 is out of date, and #2 has too many constraints (maximum ...
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Is there a way to take a screenshot on a Surface RT in a full screen remote desktop session?

That pretty much says it all. I've tried the home-key+volume button method, but it doesn't work when in a full-screen remote desktop session. Is this possible?
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Only some applications are slow in RDP

I have a strange problem and I'm wondering if there's an answer to said problem. I connect thru the company network (using SonicWall Aventail) and while most applications are super fast, some of ...
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How can I see the Start menu or screen of a remote machine using RemoteApp?

I am using RemoteApp to access a remote PC running Windows 7 from a host also running Windows 7. How can I see the Start menu of the remote machine on the local machine?