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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RDP and DNS issues when I start OpenVPN

Already searched a lot, also here, I have installed OpenVPN Server on Windows Server 2008 r2, it worked smoothly for a time, now when I start OpenVPN service it drops RDP and other services. I have a ...
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“Your Credentials Did Not Work” on connect, but remoting into another machine first works

I'm trying to remote desktop into a win7 pro desktop across VPN. When I try to connect I get an error saying Your credentials did not work. The credentials that were used to connect to [computer] did ...
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Noise in sound after using RDP

I don't know why but after using my Office PC remotely (RDP) from any place, its sound is being "bugged": a skratchy noise appears at some interval ~ 20-40 seconds. Rebooting the PC helps, but I'd ...
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Is it possible login after end remote desktop?

Is it possible to stay login after I close remote desktop session? I need end session a I needn't logout computer. I have to need unlock state on computer which was remote control, after I end ...
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Remote Desktop access from ubuntu login screen

I am new to ubuntu and i have a never before seen situation and didn't find any solution yet, The issue is, I have a sepate network for my internal devloper team, they works on ubuntu platform, ...
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Remote desktop DNS destination

I don't know too much about networking but basically I'm going to China and am wondering how Remote Desktop connections work so that I can know whether or not those have the possibility of being ...
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How can I remote desktop connect to my Windows 8.1 computer if I am not on my home network, and I don't have a separate private VPN server?

The really nice thing about Windows' Remote Desktop connection application is that it shows my remote computer's screen on my laptop at the laptop display's resolution. That's beautiful. The downside ...
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How to use custom shell on windows 7 when connected remotely via thin client

We have a Win 7 PC that runs software within a custom shell. This shell blocks users from the operating system depending on who is logged in. When no one is logged on, the OS is inaccessible. This ...
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Windows Remote Desktop fails through VPN until browsing to network share

I'm using GlobalProtect from Palo Alto to establish a connection to another location. Then I try to use windows remote desktop to a machine (by IP or computer name) and get the following error: ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop disconnect after login

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and RDP set up. I have set up the Windows to not turn off when the laptop lid is closed when the computer is plugged in. So far, so good. I am able to connect to the ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows to Mac which actually works

I need to work on both Windows 8 and Mac Mavericks, Windows 8 being my main machine. I've been trying to do a remote desktop from Windows 8.1 to Mac. I tried different solutions VNC, TightVNC, ...
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Putty: remote server from outer

In my company's LAN, we use Putty to remote our server(Linux). This worked very well. Now we have some outer employees, who need to remote the server from outer such as their homes etc. For now, I ...
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Can I keep my visual studio window arrangement after I RDP?

I have all of my windows in Visual Studio arranged as I like them on my multi-monitor system. When I remote in from home to do some work, the windows are moved around in order to fit to my screens at ...
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RDP App over wifi react (crash) differently then when wired

On a TS 2012 R2 I have an app that is only accessing local resources. When I connect in RDP from the local network or even from the Internet from a wired connection everything is fine. But when I RDP ...
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windows 2003 task scheduler using session 0 instead of session 1

I have a Scheduled Task running on my Windows 2003 Server. I am logged on as Administrator (using RDP), and the task was created and has permissions as per this user. However, every time it runs, it ...
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How do I configure Linux Iso-Image as bootable Thin-Client DVD

I have to find a solution for the special needs of my company and now i getting struggle, i have the following problem. The order: Create a bootable Linux DVD with special RDP settings. We have many ...
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How to access Windows 8 Tablet via Remote Desktop from PC

I have a Windows 8.1 Tablet and a Win7 Desktop. I've tried to access the Tablet via the Remote Desktop app from my PC for easier configuration but it couldn't connect. I could ping the device, so ...
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Screensaver on local display, while user use Remote Desktop on windows 7

we have some meeting rooms that run windows7, when the PCs are not in use, we want to show a screensaver that shows images (kind of like an internal info-screen station), and this works fine. when a ...
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Connect to a private network (VPN) from Amazon EC2 Instance over RDP

Creating a VPN connection and connecting to it works OK. However the "origin" network, used to connect to this Cloud Amazon EC2 Instance is not available anymore (overrided with VPN network). It is ...
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Windows 8.1 - remote desktop stopped connecting

Can anyone offer an explanation why remote desktop would stop connecting from a windows 8.1 client. I have two laptops (both running windows 8.1 Pro). One has suddenly stopped connecting to our ...
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Can't make remote desktop to work again in windows server 2012 R2 after licence installation

I have an hosted server running Windows server 2012 standard (provided with the server). Some months ago I've created a virtual machine using Hyper-V running Windows server 2012 standard also for ...
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Keyboard layout using Chrome RDP on a Chromebook

I'm using a Chromebook with an azerty keyboard. I want it to connect to a Windows server using RDP. I'm using Chrome RDP as it is the only one that I found that actually will connect. However, for ...
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Can I connect to a remote desktop computer to make a call using a home telephone landline number?

I am living in country B, I own a residence in country A where my family lives. There is a desktop computer that I remotely access and use through TeamViewer. Can I use that computer to make calls ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Client vs. Remote Desktop

What is the difference between Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac and Microsoft Remote Desktop? Has the later replaced the former? Do they have the same functionality?
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Probing a port for RDP

I use an ssh tunnel to RDP into my home computer ("home"). Occasionally, the tunneling software running on home crashes and the RDP port stops getting tunneled. I've attempted to resolve this by ...
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Credentials don't work on RDP after reboot

I have a workstation at my office that I remote into to do some of my work. Up till now, everything has been fine, and remoting in worked perfectly fine. Suddenly yesterday, it started behaving ...
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Know username who is working on remote desktop

We are a team of 20 people we have a machine that is used by everyone. We take remote desktop of that machine to work on. so if somebody is working and i want to take that i have to ask everyone in ...
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Xrdp set up connection outside of localhost

I've installed xrdp on my ubuntu 14.04, so I have connect to my computer by Remmina from another ubuntu computer. How can I connect to computer with xrdp remotely, not from localhost network ...
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Install program to single RDS user

I'm looking to install an application to a single user in a RDS environment without installing it to the other users. The user is an Admin. I have very little experience with GPO but imagine it's ...
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Why does clipboard stop working, whenever I open a remote desktop session

With my recently fresh-installed Win 8 system I am running into a strange problem: Whenever I start a remote desktop connection, the clipboard locally and remote stops working. As soon as I close the ...
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Windows Remote Desktop to a computer which is using multiple screens?

Generally, people ask about how to use multiple monitors in Windows Remote Desktop. However, I need to connect to a computer which is using multiple monitors (two, in this case). I mean, when I get ...
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RDP into local server from 2 clients

I am trying to setup a local machine with 2 nics that runs windows 7. The machine will not be connected to the internet. I would like to hardwire 2 ethernet connections into the device for 2 users to ...
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Citrix Receiver - extremely slow remote desktop connection specific to a Windows 7 client

I'm a software developer and I connect remotely to my office desktop using Citrix Receiver. On a new desktop at home running Windows 7 I notice consistent slowness when trying to use my Citrix remote ...
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Remote Connection Desktop Manager 2.7 does not support dpi scaling anymore?

I upgraded Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager from 2.2 to 2.7, but the new version DOES NOT SUPPORT DPI-Scaling anymore! In version 2.2, you could define a fixed size for the remote server ...
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Alt gr not working on rdp

we use windows 7 on hyperv 2012 r2 if I can connect to virtual pc via console, I can use altgr+3 or altgr+4 button combination. however, I can't use these combination when I connect to device via rdp ...
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Local drive permissions are different when accessed inside RDP connection

Workstation is Windows 7, servers are 2008 R2, all domain joined. I have numerous mapped network drives on my workstation. I open a new RDP connection to a server using the domain administrator ...
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Remote Desktop switches to Chinese on ctrl+space

I have Windows XP on my laptop and use Remote Desktop Connection to work on a computer with Windows Vista. On my laptop I use 3 languages: English, Russian, Chinese. I switch between them by ...
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Is there a way to natively share screens in Windows 7?

I'm wondering if there's a setting or application in Windows 7 (Enterprise edition with full admin account and permissions) to initiate a screen sharing session? I was hired to be an IT Admin for a ...
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How to tell if a specific port is being throttled by my ISP?

I have a very strong suspicion that my ISP is throttling the port used by a Remote Gateway Server, but I haven't found any real way to test my theory. Does anybody know of a way to do this? That is ...
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Firefox 36 display problems after using Remote Desktop

I accessed my computer via Remote Desktop and when I used it locally again, my Firefox has some issues. The Minimize and Maximize and Close buttons cannot be used, when I click on them, the ...
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How to make Windows 2008 Server ignore existing files on a RDP shared folder during copying?

I'm trying to copy files (a task which you might think an operation system should be able to handle) on a network resource representing a shared folder of the RDP session (started on Ubuntu 14.10 with ...
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Is “lag” just a part of Windows remote desktop? (“Can I work remote with nearly no lag?”)

I use Windows Remote Desktop to connect to my physical workstation at the office -- I remote connect from home where I have (conservatively) 16 Mbps Down and 6 Mbps Up. It's not that I experience ...
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Joystick with Remote Desktop

Why can't I use my Logitech Extreme 3D pro joystick work through remote desktop, as does a USB mouse or keyboard? Joystick is connected to Laptop A (can be running either Windows XP or Windows 7). I ...
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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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Is it possible to provide a view-only remote access for non-administrative user in win 2008 r2?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server. It has a user named "buildit". How can i provide a view-only Remote Desktop kinda access to "buildit" user? Please do note that i wont have a active session open for ...
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Why would RDP only work while pinging the machine?

I've got a Windows 7 machine that I can successfully ping at any point. However I can only connect to it via RDP while also pinging it - if it isn't being pinged, the RDP connection will time out. ...
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Teamviewer for Mac keeps rejecting my Authentification for my Teamviewer Account (List of my Devices)

I just wanted to use the latest Teamviewer (10.0.38xxx) on my mac to connect me to my Windows PC (Latest Teamviewer installed by the time beeing, can't get the exact version number right now for the ...
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Windows 8.1 Ent Hyper-V - can I enable remote audio recording in Windows 10 Pro TP (for Cortana)?

Windows 8.1 Enterprise running Hyper-V Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview (build 9926) in a virtual machine I'd like to test Cortana in Windows 10, but the microphone isn't showing up in my virtual ...
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SonicWall firewall setting up RDP

I want to setup an RDP connection from the outside into my network I have a SonicWall NSA 220 what is the process involved? How secure is this option? are their other options available to this device ...
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Windows XP RDP Protocol Error

I am trying to RDP into a windows xp pro sp3 machine (from windows 7). The connection is succesfull but after a random amount of time ( usually between 1 and 3 minutes) the session gets disconnected ...