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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AWS Server 2008, Restore RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager

I accidentally deleted the RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager. Is there a way that I can restore connectivity via the registry or the file system? Obviously I am an idiot, ...
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Duplicate display on seperate x sessions

At work I have a dual monitor set up, both high res screens but when I work from home I am on a laptop with a much lower resolution but need to vnc to my office machine. Currently I use a VNC session ...
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Fast file transfer without FTP

I have a local and a remote PC. In both case opening FTP port is not allowed. They both run Windows 7, with a VPN connection. Copying a single large, compressed file (2G) is very slow using ...
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Need to give RDS user permission to see and start/stop process started by Admin

I got a virtual Sever-2012. On this server I run a little tool in user space which responses to calls on a port. Now I want to grand a Friend access to the Server and to the tool. He need it to ...
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is there a way to tell lxde desktop to “execute” script when double clicking on it?

i'm using lxde desktop, Fedora 20, and i symlinked a shell script to desktop to set resolution and dpi when i use vnc. but everytime i click on the script, it ask me to execute or open it, how to ...
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Should I set up SSH or a VPN?

I currently RDP to my home PC using a secure SSH tunnel. It works well but I would like to try to set up a VPN. My understanding is that if I connect to the VPN from a remote PC, all the traffic of ...
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How to fix Microsoft ODBC for Oracle on a Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP

I share a Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP with several colleagues and we all make heavy use of Microsoft ODBC to do our jobs. One of the important databases we have to connect to is an Oracle database ...
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Windows server 2012 R2 RDP auto login users are disconnected

as the title says I was wondering if it is possible to auto login RDP users when the server starts up as disconnected. I have a file server at home running many different applications but my house ...
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Configuring Windows Server 2008R2 to give preference to administrator remote sessions

We have had a few times recently when problems with an IIS web application have consumed server resources causing the server to become unresponsive. What has made this problem worse is that is that ...
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How to give a presentation parts of which require VPN and parts do not?

I need to broadcast a GoToMeeting which demoes several technologies. Some of these should be available locally, others require a VPN. The problem is that when I connect to the VPN, GoToMeeting goes ...
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Create a remote desktop account, but always log in to a different account by default

I am using Windows 7 Pro and as far as I know it is not possible to use Remote Desktop on a user without password (and that is a good thing :) ). I want to make a second account with password that I ...
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Check on remote Machine if Display is turned off

I use Teamviewer or Windows Remote Desktop to access my work machine. The Machine is always turned on and i switch off the monitor when leaving work. Is there any way to check remote that the monitor ...
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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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VPN + Remote desktop setup? [closed]

I am new to VPN and somewhat also remote desktop, so I have tried to do some reading on it. I need a solution, so I an access my main computer when traveling in case I am needed. I have my computer ...
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RDP running VERY slow to local server

We use Azure VM's without issue. I remote into them just fine. We set up a local server on the same network as our office, running server 2012, quad core, 16GB ram etc. For some reason, RDP runs ...
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Using RDP with multiple remote monitors

I have a local windows 7 machine with 1 monitor, and a remote window 7 machine with 2 monitors. I want to RDP to the remote machine, but I want to be able to duplicate my remote machines dual screen ...
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Is it possible to specify interfaces for a reverse tunnel in PuTTY?

I am trying to set up a reverse tunnel from a Windows 7 box (call it A) behind a firewall to a DD-WRT router on my home network (call this B). The situation is this, I would like to be able to RDP ...
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Connect to Windows Server 2012 with valid client certificate only?

With linux you can issue a certificate and put it into putty and disable password login. I think this is a great way to stop pesky bots hammering RDP login the whole time. I have noticed on the ...
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How can I share MS-DOS application between two computers?

With remote desktop applications like Teamviewer, logmein, vnc, etc... I can share my desktop and specific applications / windows to the other PC that I have, but my problem is that I have an old ...
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Remote Desktop printing issue

I have the following scenario: computer A (physical machine), Windows 7 computer B (physical machine), Windows Server 2012 computer C (virtual machine, located on computer B), Windows 7 network ...
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How to Quickly Draw Temporary Squiggles, Lines and Arrows on Desktop

During remote training sessions, instructors often draw red squiggly lines or circles on their desktop to emphasize key ideas. This helps offsite viewers better understand what an instructor is ...
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First connect fails for specific host

I am using rdesktop to connect to a Windows 7 desktop with RDP. I am using the command: rdesktop -g 1800x1000 win3.int.mtak.nl. The first time I run this command after a reboot of the client (Ubuntu ...
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Load Balance Server Across Multiple Ethernet Ports

I have a server that 15/20+ workstations must remote into in order to do everyday business. The server is a Dell R720 w/ 6 ethernet/nic ports. I wanted to know if it were at all possible to put all ...
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Force Windows 8.1 to run 'mstsc' even if an instance is already running

In Windows 8.1, if I already have a remote desktop session open I'm unable to open another one by doing the following, which works fine in Windows 7 - Start -> mstsc -> Enter This is mighty ...
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How to configure windows server to allow local acces and secure RDP

Since yesterday I'm running windows server 2012. Now I've got 2 questions: I'm running sabnzbd on that server and when I want to connect to the server on my laptop via chrome. I type the ip:port in ...
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How to prevent non-domain computers to redirect local resources in a RDP sessions

I'd like to prevent users using a non-domain computer from using the 'Redirect local resources' function of Remote Desktop Connection, while they attempt to connect our RD SH server in the domain. ...
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How to synchronize system time on servers upon network connection

I have 9 servers that have windows server installed on them, and have been set to synch with windows time server. They are expected to join a domain network (that at the moment has 4 servers) at a ...
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Can I start a remote connection on an other location from my own pc

I have 2 pc's. Both running microsoft remote desktop. Now I want to start a remote dekstop connection on pc 2 of pc 1. I want to do this from pc 1. Is this possible with remote desktop or any other ...
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To make remote RPCs to a Windows 7 computer, does a user have to be in its Administrators group?

The ability to see who is currently logged on to a computer via Remote Desktop Services Manager is quite nice. Can anyone do this or do they have to have Admin rights on the computer they are trying ...
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Can remote RPCs on a Windows 7 computer be restricted to specific users?

Is there a way to restrict which users have remote RPCs privileges to a computer? I would like to setup a list of users allowed to make remote RPCs, and deny everyone else. From another post, I ...
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Windows 8.1 Remote desktop (Android app) Connection error

I am trying to set up remote access from my Android tablet to my notebook with Windows 8.1. I have d-link router DIR-600. I am getting Connection error when trying to log on. My Android tablet is ...
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Is it possible to change computer's power plan via Remote Desktop Connection?

I want to change my laptop's power plan via Remote Desktop Connection, but the option is greyed. I am logged with the admin account and both PC's are running Windows 7. What could be the problem?
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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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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Remote Desktop login not working with SBS 2011

I am using an SBS 2011. Using the SBS console, I made a user a member of Windows SBS Remote Web Access Users, and gave permission to logon that user's computer using Remote Desktop as a local ...
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Hyper-V RemoteFX enabled Windows 8 VM RDP connection Issue

I have this errors after did the below steps: Installed Windows 2012 DataCenter and enabled Hyper-V role Enabled Remote Desktop Services Role and "Remote Desktop Virtualization Host Agent" service ...
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Disconnect a Terminal Server session… is it even possible?

I am trying to disconnect a remote terminal server session. I wonder if I even have the administrative privileges to do so. Using this description: ...
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Fake desktop environment on Debian server?

I want to run a TeamSpeak 3 Client on my server to serve as a local sound bot. TeamSpeak 3 Client needs a GUI. It is based on Qt. Since TeamSpeak can be controlled from command line, it is not really ...
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Why did remote desktop performance drop when switching from Windows Server 2012R2 to Windows 7?

I have a desktop computer that I remote into on a regular basis. Prior to last week, the host OS was Windows Server 2012R2. Last week, I installed Windows 7, and I immediately noticed that the ...
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Thin client FL300 software?

My cloud computer FL300 thin-client is wiped , how can i install its operating system again , can any one help me with that , i searched for it on the net but i couldn't find anything , it has ...
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When does a Remote desktop's clipboard's content get transferred to the RDP client machine for copy or paste?

During the RDP session from client A to server B, when one clicks copy on server B to transfer some text via shared clipboard to A,when does the clipboard actually being transferred to A, is it right ...
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Use displays on Linux machine to extend Windows Desktop [duplicate]

I have a Linux server with two monitors standing next to my Windows 8.1 machine. Since I won't be actually interfacing with server too much I would like to use its two monitors to extend my Windows ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Randomly cannot connect

I manage a number of remote servers through sonicwall VPN connections, I have been having issues when switching between sites. So for example I log off the remote desktop session on server A, swap ...
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Windows Server 2012 Desktop Virtualization Over WiFi

I want to make a system where: -A client can connect to a server -The client is given access to their own virtual desktop based on an account they log into -In this desktop everything is processed on ...
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Allow desktop composition is missing from Group Policy - Windows 7 Ultimate - RDP

I have two Windows 7 Ultimate machines both with SP1 and all updates installed of course. Both machines can run Aero and everything. They are both new and modern machines, you get the idea. But ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remote desktop substitution

Is it possible to substitute the program that Windows Server 2012 by default uses for remote desktop with another program? I need a program that can handle OpenGL, and it is my understanding that by ...
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rdesktop into windows 2008 server refuses password

I have an ubuntu 12.04 box and I need to remote desktop into a remote windows server to manage. However, using rdesktop my password is always refused like it is not typing correctly in the password ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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cannot start remote desktop on Windows XP

I spent a couple of hours on this already but was unable to fix the problem. When starting up the Windows Remote Desktop application I get the following error: "The system cannot find the file ...
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8.1u1 RDP “The logon attempt failed”

I am unable to connect to a new install of windows 8.1 update. I've enabled Remote access, and checked the firewall and those items look fine. I've also started a virtual machine (win7) on the win ...