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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Make UAC prompt in remote desktop not default to smart card

In a remote desktop session, both client and server are Windows 8 Pro (w/Media Center), UAC prompts appear as follows (username and Microsoft account e-mail intentionally obscured, it does appear ...
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Port Forwarding on Router using same internal port number on different IP addresses

The objective that I'm trying to achieve is to be able to connect to two computers that are behind the router using RDP. My logic is that I should be able to connect to the router externally on 2 ...
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Curtain mode disconnect after pin in Chrome Remote Desktop on Windows 10

I am successfully using Curtain mode on Chrome Remote Desktop on my Windows 7 Ultimate installation, and I have been recently trying the new Windows 10 beta to see what might not work when I upgrade....
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Can 2 users remote into a Windows 7 Ultimate box at the same time?

Can 2 users remote into a Windows 7 Ultimate box at the same time?
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How do I improve my screen resolution in Windows Remote Desktop?

I'm RDP'ing into a Win2K3 machine from a WinXP machine, and I cannot stand the low screen resolution I get on the Win2K3 box. Text is too large and the graphics/colors aren't very smooth. How do I ...
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Can RDP mirror/shadow the local console session? (re: Win7, RDP, and HTPCs)

I'm a huge fan of the built-in Remote Desktop in Windows but it seems to have a huge limitation for me in regards to a HTPC. Sometimes I need to login to my HTPC and be able to change the display ...
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Remote desktop disappears after login

I'm using remote desktop between two XP sessions; out of the blue, it has started playing up: as soon as I've logged in the window simply evaporates (no errors, just gone). I can still connect to ...
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Get hostname of a RDP client computer

I have a question which I'm sure has a simple solution, but it keeps eluding me. There's a server in the picture that is used by several people. All of them use the same account to log in. The only ...
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Can't connect to remote desktop via Cisco VPN using wireless connection, works with wired

I have a laptop using Windows 7 64bit connected over wireless connection to a router and then onto the Internet. That laptop was connecting to a Windows 2000 Server over remote desktop through Cisco ...
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Windows 7 PC can't find Windows Vista PC

I have two PCs that connect through a wireless router, a Windows Vista Business Edition PC and a Windows 7 PC The Windows Vista PC is able to find the Windows 7 PC in the Windows Explorer ...
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Change Windows password when in multiple RDP

I run a VM on my local PC to sandbox a VPN connection, I then RDP from this VM into the PC I use for work. I need to change the password but CTRL+ALT+END brings up the menu for the 1st VM. How can I ...
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How do I enable terminal services on Windows 8?

How do I enable the feature in Windows 8 that will let me connect to my computer remotely via Microsoft's terminal services client? Is there a way to change the connection limit, so that more than ...
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What Iptables rules need I to forward a windows remote desktop connection?

I have this situation: network mask. 255.255.255.0 router/gateway: Ubuntu server (only command line, no gui) with internal lan ip 192.168.0.2 and a dynamic dns on the external ip Windows pc on 192....
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SSH won't work in new version of OS X 10.8.4

I was using a previous version of OS X and used to connected to a server with an SSH console. It used to run X11 after loading my requested programs (Mathematica) on the remote server and was working ...
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Window maximization sizes wrong after RDP session

After remoting into my Windows XP box with Windows' built-in Remote Desktop, and then coming back to log in locally, I notice something is out of sorts with the applications I've left open. ...
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How to setup VNC on linux

Is it possible to have VNC running on ubuntu to share just 1 application running on the desktop instead of the whole desktop? Thank you.
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Prevent cut and paste from/to RDP client

Is there a way to ensure a windows remote desktop client does not have access to cut/paste from/to the host machine from the host OS?
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I cannot get webRDP working

I tried using webRDP, which is a Java-based (so multi-platform) RDP client that can work as a standalone program (single .jar file) or embedded on a web page. When I try connecting using it by double ...
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Setup ubuntu for remote access?

I have a ubuntu machine that is not ideal to work directly on the machine as there is no monitor,mouse, keyboard usually connected to it. So I have VNC on it so I can remote access it from my desk. I ...
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Can the “guest” user login via RDP in Windows XP?

Does remote desktop permit the guest user to log in? If so, how do I add the guest user the remote desktop ACL? I've added a password for guest using net user guest *, I just want to permit remote ...
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Windows 8.1 session logoff on RDP disconnect

I installed fresh Win8.1 on a VM, enabled RDP access. Problem that I'm facing is that when I close RDP client my session and all my windows and applications got closed immediately. I need session to ...
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Remote Desktop leaves host unresponsive

I have my desktop PC at home set up to accept remote connections, and I often connect to it from work on my laptop via mstsc.exe. However, every time I remote to it, I find when I go home that despite ...
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How to make VirtualBox headless answer on rdp port?

I'd like to run windows xp on RDP: $ VBoxManage modifyvm winxp32 --vrdeport 3389 $ VBoxHeadless -s winxp32 -v on Oracle VM VirtualBox Headless Interface 4.1.18_Debian (C) 2008-2012 Oracle Corporation ...
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Enable Remote Desktops Recent Connection List (jump list)

I would like to enable the remote desktop recent connection list. In Windows 7 this is referred to as a "jump list". I seen many Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop icons work. You can ...
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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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Looking for Inneroffice Access Tool, Workstation to Workstation

This may be a simple question to answer, and I apologize if it's a duplicate. I looked through the suggestions and nothing jumped out at me as the right answer, so here goes: My office has several ...
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RDP Equivalent for Ubuntu 10.10

I'm looking for a remote access solution (from a machine to the Ubuntu computer) that acts like RDP in Windows, i.e. a user can be logged in on the actual machine, and someone else can be logged in ...
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Remote Desktop will connect but not display window

I'm having a strange issue with Remote Desktop on a particular server running Windows Server 2003. It seems to connect fine but just when you would expect it to launch the window it goes back to the ...
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Wake-on-LAN (WOL) fails after computer crashes (Windows 7 64-bit)

I have a low-end laptop always turned on whose only purpose is to initiate Wake-on-LAN for a second (primary) computer on the same local network, so I can work via remote desktop on this second ...
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Remote Desktop connection is ignoring saved credentials

I have an RDP (Remote Desktop connectin) file. When I view/edit the file I can see that the username and password are stored in it, but when I connect to the remote server using the file the server ...
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Connect to remote desktop via mstsc automatically via username and password

How do I connect to mstsc remote desktop automatically with username and passowrd just like Windows 7 works in Windows XP?
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RDP to computer at home, that is VPNed to work network, drops VPN after RDP login

It is VPN using Juniper to work network. But I have the laptop at home, and I'm trying to RDP to it through my router. It sees it just fine, logs in fine, but as soon as I try to take the session, ...
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Not able to ping remote server

I am getting Request Time Out on pinging a remote server. I am on my laptop connected to the this server via Remote Desktop Connection. tried but still not able to ping it. I just want to ellaborate ...
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How to debug intermittent Remote Desktop connection errors?

I have a couple of Windows laptops with wireless network adapters. One of them, let's call it Laptop1, runs Windows 7 Home, and has a broadband connection, which is shared via the Internet ...
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Open a specific application on user login in windows

I am working on an application. My requirement is to open a specific application whenever a user logs in, so the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 The ...
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VPN or Remote Access?

In what circumstances would you setup a VPN instead of just allowing Remote Desktop to a machine in a network?
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Match account/ipaddress of users connected to a remote desktop

The remote desktop is running on Windows7. I do not have admin rights. Using nestat I am able to get a list of all remotely connected IP Addresses: C:\>netstat -n | find "3389" | find "...
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Is there a PowerShell Command that can change the gpedit setting to Restrict Remote Desktop users to a single session?

I have to set up servers often, and am developing a base setup script to configure our group's most standard practices. We often have to enable more than one session for a remote user. So what I'm ...
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“Performance options” window after rdp login on Windows Server 2008 R2

After a successful p2v, the "Performance options" window appears at every remote desktop connection. Even if the settings was already applied. This problem is occurring on every user. It ask : "...
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Remote desktop hangs

I can log in once, use the remote machine ok, and disconnect or logout, but remote desktop login hangs if I try to log in again. The remote computer login process completely hangs. I can't go to it's ...
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Sound sometimes does not work for some programs in Windows 7, even from Mixer dialog

In my Windows 7, the sound works for some programs sometimes but not for other, and for those other programs, sometimes it works, sometimes not, with the change happening without reboot. Here: if I ...
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RDP for High DPI Monitors?

A client is having some problems with their laptop. They use RDP to remote into their work PC, but the laptop they are using is a small 13" Sony Vaio laptop, but with 1920x1080 resolution. Everything ...
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Remote desktop to server through an intermediate computer

I have access to 3 machines: A(Windows 8, on which I am admin), B(Old Ubuntu distro on which I am root), and C (Server running Ubuntu, on which I am NOT root). I need to remote desktop from A to C. ...
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Most reliable remote desktop / VNC for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? I would like to leave a solution on a friends Windows (XP/7) so I can easily help her remotely from my home (With a ...
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Locking and Terminating User Sessions via Group Policy settings

To conform with some new security requirements, my company is implementing Group Policy solutions to existing security vulnerabilities. My current assignment is to find and implement Group Policy ...
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Remote desktop rearranges icons, but not so they would fit better in small resolutions

Logging into my job computer using remote desktop will make the icons rearrange, but not always. Sometimes they do not rearrange. When I am connected with remote desktop, the icons in the right edge ...
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Why can't I connect to my Windows 7 via Remote Desktop?

I am unable to connect to my Windows 7 machine via RDP. I also can't ping it. Is there something special I need to configure?
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How to create ssh tunnel with putty to connect Neo4j database

in my school work I have to use computer on which is installed Neo4j database client. I want to connect to this computer from my laptop. I had this configuration set but my system crashed and now I ...
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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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could not connect using remote desktop in windows 8.1

in windows 8.1 recently i noticed that remote desktop connection could not been established during to login error. (i have another PC in internet). but I've tested my brother's laptop to see if my ...