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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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 ...
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Allow pasting text in Windows VNC client via simulated keystrokes

I would like to be able to paste local clipboard text into a remote VNC session via simulated keystrokes, as opposed to direct transfer of clipboard contents. Why? I am using Veency VNC server on my ...
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How to access a Google Cloud virtual machine from a laptop with dual external monitors?

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 System 76 laptop. Two external monitors are connected to this laptop. I have configured a Windows Server (2012, r2) Virtual Machine (VM) on the Google Compute Engine ...
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Is dynamic DNS for remote desktop secure?

Bit of a noob here but I was wanting to remotely connect my laptop to a work network (specifically to access a network storage device) and came across the idea of using dynamic DNS due to the dynamic ...
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Alt key sticks sometimes in remote desktop session

I'm running a Linux VM on windows with Hyper-V and connect via a remote desktop session. It often happens that the Alt-key appears to remain pressed after I use a keyboard shortcut involving both, Alt ...
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Remotedesktop connection “Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS” displays not a correct GUI(“XRDP”)

I used this tutorial, but my screen looks like this(it does not matter where I scroll. What to do ?
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Combination of Citrix Receiver and RDP results in mouse lags

I'm logging in to a remote machine running Windows Server 2003 Enterprise via Citrix Receiver (via my web browser and Java). So far, everything works fine. However, when I use RDP on the Citrix ...
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“One or more networking protocols are missing in this computer”

Everytime I try to use remote assitance as a invited person even typing the right password I get the following warning: Sorry for the portuguese. The question's tittle is problem at the pic and ...
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Not able to remote desktop to home PC from office

I am not able to access home PC (Windows10) from office PC (Windows 7) using remote desktop. To make sure, I don't have any wrong windows firewall settings, I have tried even when Windows Firewall is ...
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Windows 10 remote desktop takes longer time to login first time

My home laptop is Dell inspiron with windows 7 64 bit enterprise edition ( It came with windows 8, I formatted and installed widows 7). My office laptop is Dell with windows 10 64 bit. My office ...
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Remote desktop connection to linux computer

I am frequently using ssh to connect to remote linux machines. Using ssh -X it is even possible to use the gui. Unfortunately, this is very slow, when done over the internet. The gui is very sluggish, ...
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Cannot log in to RDP

I have 2 IPs on my Windows Server 2012. 1st is local the 2nd is real public. Whenever I try to login using RDP from a windows 8 from inside the network of the local IP, I can easily log in. However, ...
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Sometimes I cannot connect to my RDP (like now)

I am cannot connect to my RDP. I see a message "This computer can't connect to the remote computer". The server is working. All the services are working. But I just cannot connect by remote desktop. ...
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windows 10 cant RDC to windows 7

I have a Windows 7, 64 bit PC at work... a Windows 7, 64 bit PC at home... and a Windows 10, 64 bit PC at home. I've installed Cisco VPN client onto both home PC's. I'm able to connect using the VPN ...
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Remote desktop sessions getting terminated all the time

I recently got a new computer with Windows 10. I set it up on my TV but I often remote into it from my desktop which runs Windows 8.1. For some reason I cannot keep a session connected. I can connect ...
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RDP connection unstable, although ping is fine

I use VPN (PPTP) + Remote Desktop to connect to my work machine (both running Windows 10). The remote desktop connection is not as stable as I would like it to be: Usually, everything is fine and ...
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Is it possible to run a Citrix published program through Powershell?

I have been trying to create a way of making powershell execute SSH communication with a remote server but I don't have a way of getting the connection information (domain/ip). The only way I can ...
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Using a Spanish layout keyboard combinations on a remote computer when the local one has a diferent one

I have the following problem. I have to use Visual Studio connecting remotely to a development computer from a thin client. On the client I don't have permission to change the keyboard from UK layout ...
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Server 2012 RDP Keyboard Falls Asleep

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine with Remote Desktop Services installed and a Windows 7 client that initiates a remote desktop connection. This morning after having the connection working ...
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Launch mstsc (Remote Desktop) on Terminal Server and pass parameters

We have VLAN 1 and VLAN 2, with some clients on VLAN 1 and some servers on VLAN 2. The clients should be able to RDP into the servers. We have installed a Terminal Server with access to both VLAN 1 ...
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Remote VNC session as local x-session

So i seek for a way to make VNC as more comfortable as possible. I have Linux mint + kde on both home at work. When i use vncviewer and try to use most of hotkeys like ALT+TAB and others, of course ...
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Remote desktop can't find computer name

I'm using a win7 64 bit. Some applications can't access the internet including Remote Desktop. Web browsers are working fine. I checked wireshark and there seems to be now traffic going out. So I ...
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Remote desktop - control which monitor the connection bar shows on

I have multiple monitors and when I remote desktop in full screen mode, there's a bar up top which lists the hostname along with minimize, restore, quit, and pin icons. Is there some way to control ...
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USB keyboard stops working after connecting with Remote Desktop

I connect remotely to my Windows machine, using the MS Remote Desktop app from a Mac, but when I come back to the Windows machine the keyboard isn't responsive. Mouse is fine. I have to unplug and ...
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remote desktop keep alive

Is there a way to edit remote desktop's keep alive in seconds? I noticed it allows only in minute intervals. My users have unreliable connection, and I want their session to be log off from the server ...
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Re-open local session after a closed RDP session

Here is my situation: I have a Windows 8.1 where a local account is always connected (no time out configured by GPO). My goal is to open a RDP session remotely with mstsc and with this specific ...
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Unable to RDP onto a VM hosted on another LAN computer

I have a Windows 7 Pro laptop and would like to connect remotely via RDP to a guest Linux VM that is hosted on a Windows 8.1 Home edition PC. Both machines are on my home LAN. I'm using VirtualBox ...
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Remote desktop on Windows 2012 R2 doesn't work

I have 5 machines on remote server with Windows server 2012 installed on. Usually, I access on these machines using remote desktop connection. This morning I've accessed on one of these 5 machines ...
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Allow to users to RDP into same Session on Same User

So im running a console application that logs a lot of information and also contains a user interface that 2 people will have to access, so hear me out - The 2 people the developers me and a friend, ...
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Unable to rdp after fw change

VM Windows Server 2012 r2 I was able to rdp to this PC without issues until today. While logged in via rdp I was in control panel > firewall and I noticed that there was a message saying 'use ...
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Fluid multi-monitor for remote desktops (Windows 7 Enterprise)

For work, I have two monitors. I regularly use a remote desktop, but also need to access things on my local machine easily. From the remote desktop, I frequently have another nested level of remote ...
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Session logged out after disconnection of remote connection

I remote from my home PC (Windows 10) to my work computer (Windows 7) and every time I disconnect my remote connection (or just close it), after some time (around 1 hr) the work Windows session logs ...
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Remote Connection won't connect after network connection resets

Have a remote desktop server operating on a Windows 7 Pro Machine, available locally and over the Internet. Can connect to it fine, but say for example the network drops and comes back again, or the ...
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Remote Desktop Grapic/Menu Weirdness

I am having issues with remote desktop in Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro 15" Retina in Boot Camp. I have included a link with an image of my desktop showing the issues, but they are: Start button is ...
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Are the host's keyboard settings inherited by the machine you control with Remote Desktop?

I'm trying to comfortibly hack away on my windows 2008 VM but I find myself switching keyboard settings all the time (using ALT-SHIFT) because ES (Spanish) is the default and I just want English. ...
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A shortcut to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop without password on Mac

On a local area network I want to connect to a Windows PC from a Mac using Microsoft Remote Desktop and stored credentials using a double-click on an icon without other steps. What I managed to do: ...
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Access only specific app from another user - Windows Server

I have 2 users - 1. Administrator, 2. Standard User. Administrator has running app which has GUI and own console. I want to give Standard User access just only to already running app from ...
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Not able see anything on RDB screen after ending an explorer.exe task

I accidentally ended an explorer.exe task for a Windows Server 2008 R2 on the remote desktop connection. After that I can't see anything on RDP. How do I restore again to get back all the icons on ...
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When using RDC to access From my virtual Box to my physical computer (same place)

I have been trying to RDC from my virtual box (windows 7) to my physical windows 7 so I can transfer some files, since the copy and paste don't work in Virtual Box, but it tries to log in it shows a ...
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Reboot Windows 7 remotely, stuck at Windows Boot Manager screen

I have set up a windows software RAID on my Windows 7 PC. I want to remotely reboot the PC, but when I do this it gets to the following screen and waits for user input: I can't see any countdown ...
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Error in Remote Desktop connection through SSH

We are implementing new method access to Remote Desktop from clients through SSH server. We use cygwin to implement that. In the sshd_config file of the server we do the following settings, Port 1234 ...
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connect 2 PC's together via the PSTN using dial up modems

I want to connect 2 PC's together via the PSTN using dial up modems and run remote desktop. Both machines have Windows 8. Both have modems. I know there are speed issues and that there are more ...
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Cannot Access Windows 10 Desktop Using Remote Desktop

Remote PC is running Windows 7 Pro (W7). Host PC is running Windows 10 Pro (W10). I can connect to W10 using Remote Desktop, I get a new desktop. I cannot connect to W10 and get the local desktop. W7 ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop into Admin/Console session

I have been trying to remote desktop from a Windows 10 client into a headless computer running Windows 10. I have not been able to log into the console session as shown by qwinsta. I have tried the ...
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Is it possible to access an Azure D2 virtual machine running Windows 10 using Teamviewer at 4K (i.e., UHD or 3840x2160) resolution

With an MSDN subscription, I am running a Windows 10 development machine on Microsoft Azure. My local machine has a 3840 x 2160 monitor. I am able to take advantage of the 4K monitor when I connect ...
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Installed x11vnc onto Opensuse 12.3, but tightvnc says computer refuses connection

First, let me say that I have never used linux before, so this might be super basic. I'm just trying to get set up a remote desktop connection from my windows computer to a linux computer. I followed ...
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Able to connect using SSH but not given CLI on remote server

I have been trying to use SSH to browse files on a hosting server for which I have valid credentials. I am able to connect using: ssh <username>@<ip address> -p <port> And ...
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Prevent users from stealing remote sessions (Windows 7)

We have multiple users logging into the same computer remotely with the same account using Windows Remote Desktop. If somebody is currently remotely logged in, another person would only get a note ...
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Can Windows be set to not prompt the local user for a password after a remote desktop user has logged off?

I have a Windows machine that I use as an HTPC and server. I sometimes log in to it using Remote Desktop, using the same username/password of the user who is normally logged in. After I end the RDP ...