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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Windows Server 2012 Wifi disconnects on Log Off

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a pc at home to test and experiment with. I installed the wireless lan service and connected to the wifi network. It works all good and fine until I connect using ...
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Plain remote Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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Plain (remote) Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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In light of the discovered vulnerabilities in SSL/TLS, is legacy RDP encryption or SSL more secure? [duplicate]

Windows offers the option of using either RDP encryption or SSL (TLS 1.0) to secure a remote desktop connection. Which option is more secure? Given the recent discoveries, is TLS 1.0 still secure in ...
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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How do I press ctrl+alt+delete within a remote desktop that is within ANOTHER remote desktop

Using Windows Remote Desktop (that comes with Windows 8): ctrl+alt+end is bringing up the dialog for the first computer I remote into, but I need to bring it up for the 2nd computer my computer > ...
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tightVnc Viewer: no connection could be made

I have a VPS running ubuntu 14.10, I correctly installed VNC which ran fine for one day. However yesterday when I tried to connect to my VNC using tightvnc viewer it said no connection could be made ...
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How to send keyboard commands through RSAT

I am using RSAT (Remote Services Administration Tools) in a windows 7 computer, specifically I am using the Remote Desktops tool, this tool allows me to connect to several computers using remote ...
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Can't remote into desktop via ssvnc

I have recently acquired a new workstation, which I have running Ubuntu Server 14.10. Ultimately, I'd like to have remote access to said workstation from anywhere with internet access. At the ...
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Why is Premiere Pro playback slower then Windows Media Player?

I have installed Premiere Pro CS6 on my home workstation (RENDER-PC). When I log in using RDP from my laptop (DAVID-LAPTOP), the audio and video stutter (oddly, they are in sync, they just stutter). ...
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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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Faster scroll speed for vncviewer when in full screen

I've started x11vnc on a machine with two screen and am using vncviewer from a single screen machine to connect to it. That is, the local window is smaller than the remote screen. In fullscreen mode ...
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remote control Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I have read somewhere that you are able to remotely control a raspberry Pi. I have already tried VNC, and tried finding TeamViewer for Raspbian, unfortunately without luck. Is it really possible or ...
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Windows 8.1 RDP to Windows 7 Pro cannot login with domain account

At work I have a Windows 7 Pro that my account on it logs into our domain server. At home, my Windows 7 Home Premium can RDP into that machine just fine using my regular username "Steve" (i.e. not ...
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Can't reach my Raspberry Pi 2 with XRDP

I just received my Raspberry Pi 2, I'm able to go to it's user interface, log in, access to internet, access to the Pi through SSH. I installed XRDP: sudo apt-get install xrdp Everything went ...
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Why am I unable to reconnect to a Remote Desktop?

I have some home media services like pyTivo running on my Windows XP machine, but they only run when I'm logged in. While I'm on my Windows 7 machine, and I use Remote Desktop to control my Windows ...
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How to calculate bandwidth usage for RDP

I'm looking to calculate the actual amount of data sent and received for RDP for a given session. Just trying to figure out, given a typical hour or day of usage, how much bandwidth I would use if I ...
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Remoting into wrong user, computerName.user

I'm trying to remote into my work computer. Let's say that the user name is Bob, and that the computer name is Comp1. I'm connecting just fine, logging in using my regular credentials, but it seems ...
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Remote App Won't Run for Accounts Other than Domain Admin

Environment Server 2012 Standard Attempting to access the server through RemoteApp from Windows 8.0 I have a 2012 Server I have published a RemoteApp from. This remote app runs a shortcut to a ...
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Remote Audio (mstsc) stops working after physical replugging

The RDP session is established using a ThinClient (running Win8.1) which connects to a remote VM (running Win8.1) using mstsc (Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection). Mstsc is properly configured to ...
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How to improve user experience when browsing internet on a remote machine?

When I browse internet on a remote machine, the websites scroll with a lot of flicker. I know they will, but when animated images are present on them, they become worse. How can I stop the animated ...
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How do I view a trusted certificate in the Remote Desktop Connection client?

When you use the Remote Desktop Connection client to connect to a remote computer that does not have a valid SSL certificate, you are presented with a box similar to this: I already know how to deal ...
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RemoteFX USB Redirection on Windows 8.1 RDP Host

According to this page (see table in RemoteFX features on remote computers section) it is impossible to redirect a USB device to remote machine running under Windows 8.1 Pro. Enterprise is the only ...
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Step by step, how do I use RemoteFX in Windows 7 machine (not a virtualized guest OS)?

I understand RemoteFX will allow me to use graphically intensive programs remotely on my Windows 7 machine. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. I also have Remmina (which supports RemoteFX) installed on an ...
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How can I tell what version of Windows Remote Desktop Protocol that I have installed? [duplicate]

My eventual goal is to use RemoteFX, which I understand is in RDP8. However, I may already have RDP8. How can I tell which version of Remote Desktop Protocol I'm using?
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How do you Steam “in home streaming” Adobe Lightroom 4?

For some reason, clicks and keystrokes don't seem to be picked up by Adobe Lightroom when streaming. Works fine with vnc.
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Launch program on client computer when RDP'd into another

I have two Windows 7 systems: my main laptop I use as my workstation, and a "tech" box that runs Windows 7 Pro, and my management tools. It is headless in the server closet, so I use RDP to access it. ...
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Control local music playback while connected to RDP session

I'm not able to control local music playback (Aimp/Foobar) with a keyboard shortcuts (even global ones) while being connected to a remote PC (using Windows RDP). It looks like by default "all" keys ...
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The Voodoo XP error you cant fix . RDP / MSTSC.exe - cannot find <LANG_NAME>\mstsc.exe.MUI

I keep getting the error cannot file C:\Windows\System32\<LANG_NAME>\mstsc.exe.MUI I do have this path C:\Windows\System32\US_en and this one too C:\Windows\System32\en and I made ...
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How can I remotely connect to VM outside of Internal Network without connecting to Host Machine?

I am running Windows 7 in a VM: The VM was setup using Hyper-V within Windows Server 2012 R2. First, I configured the Linksys router Port Forwarding for TCP 3389 and 3390. To both IP addresses. I also ...
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Can't Connect to Remote File Share from Windows 7 PC to Windows 2012 Server

I have an issue where I can't connect to a Windows 2012 Server form a Windows 7 machine via a remote file share. I can't RDP into the machine just fine using a set of credentials, but when I try to ...
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RDP responsiveness with Windows Server 2012

I have to work in visual studio on a couple of different windows server virtual machines. A couple of machines have Windows Server 2008 R2 and one of them has Windows Server 2012. The client ...
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Remote desktop to a host, while host is connected to VPN

I'm trying to connect to a host computer through remote desktop, from outside the local network. While that host computer is connected to a corporate VPN. I can connect from outside the local ...
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Extend Windows 7 partition to the left using remote access

I have read the normal answers like this. However, they require GParted or other software requiring a reboot. Suppose I only have access to the machine in question using Remote Desktop or ...
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How to setting Teamviewer 10 allow only one ID remote in a time?

I have a remote computer which used for some partners remote to fix bugs on our systems. Sometime I see 3 or 4 ID of different partners remote in the same time. Therefore they can see all limit ...
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Using multiple monitors on remote connection Windows 7 [duplicate]

My home computer has 2 monitors and my work computer has 3 monitors. Using remote connection, when I connect to my computer One monitor connects to my main monitor and my secondary monitor is just ...
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Windows 8.1 DNS Issues

I'm currently having DNS issues on my Windows 8.1 Desktop that happens only on my desktop. When I first boot up, if I try to browse to or ping any website via an internet browser or command prompt ...
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Sometimes ALT modifer is stuck in Rdesktop

I'm using rdesktop 1.8.3 (though this has been happening with older versions as well), under linux (Gentoo) and Gnome 3.12 (though this has been happening with older versions including Gnome 2). When ...
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how to remove rdp force mstsc /admin

I'm at work and here I have got 5 server running windows server 2008 r2. One of this 5, force me to use mstsc /admin to remote access. hint: remote desktop session host is active in this one and I ...
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Remote desktop options for modern linux

I need to be able to access a linux box (currently running Centos7 and GNOME3 classic, although I suppose that could change if it had to), from windows, from both the local network and remotely ...
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Access remote drive from client with remote desktop in Windows

I'm connecting to my work machine from home via Remote Desktop. I want to access (map) a server hard drive from (to) my home machine. Is this possible? Background I have a Logitech gaming mouse. ...
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Restrict RDP access to 1 public ip address. Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a server who runs Windows Server 2012 R2. I would like to restrict the access of the RDP only to 1 public ip address. I tried the "Firewall with advanced security" --> Inbound Rules --> ...
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Why does opening an RDP session delete shortcuts on my desktop?

Currently running Windows 7 Professional at work and I use RDP to do a number of things here. Every time I open an RDP session, I've got certain shortcuts that just disappear, yet others don't. The ...
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Forward RDP port on WinXP router to computer in internal (NATted) network

So I have Windows XP serving as a router (two NICs - one internal, one external) NATting internal network with access to the internet (through external NIC). This external NIC has publicly accessible ...
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How to remote a computer on a router with teamviewer

I'm a proggrammer, I don't really understand about networking, so forgive me if I am wrong in writing questions. Here is my story, our office use IP 192.168.3.xxx as IP, but some computer use router ...
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Remote desktop through a Mac's ICS to Windows host

Okay so long story short, I access the interwebs like this: university wifi (cant change routing seetings) -> MacBook -> Windows machine using ICS over ethernet (Cat5 cable) Having a monitor and my ...
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Using Laptop Solely for VNC Connection to Desktop

Question: Would it be reasonable to use a laptop solely as a Virtual Network Connection (VNC) client of my main desktop's VNC server? If so, what would be the best method to use? Background: I have a ...
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RDP starts minimized and cannot be switched to

Windows7 SP1 x32 Professional in domain. User can start RDP, type in password and clicks connect. RDP programs goes to taskbar, it looks like it's minimized and I can't bring it back. I tried: ...
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Windows remote connection speed

I have a home WIFI network with two sub nets. On the guest sub net I have a machine that uses Ubuntu 14.04. On the main sub net I have a machine that runs Windows 8.1 Using Windows Remote Desktop ...
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After remote desktop, target PC some shortcuts don't work, possibly loses %windir%

I ran into a problem on a PC a few months ago and have really now got to look at (partly because I thought it was due to a failing stick of RAM that was causing BSODs). My PC runs Windows 7 x64 When ...