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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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 ...
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remote desktop connection over internet

In our office, a laptop (windows 7 home premium 64 bit) has been set up to use remote desktop connection so to establish a connection over the internet with a specific client of the network, when it's ...
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Set hard resolution for RDP and how resolution works with RDP

I have written a program that performs some mouseclicks on the screen, this is wonderful and working fine however when I RDP in from another location those mouseclicks change due to the resolution ...
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Remote Desktop Window 7 Professional options missing

My computer is running Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit Logged in as Administrator The 'Remote desktop' option to "allow connections..." is not present under Control Panel\System and Security\System ...
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Can't remote desktop into my computer if firewall is running

Both are Windows 8.1 in local network. Remote access is enabled, firewall rule is enabled: Nevertheless, I am unable to RDS into this computer if firewall is running. I can RDS into if I turn of ...
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how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded os) to remote machine(windows 7) via rdp. The problem is once I try to test the audio via skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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Virtualised windows 8.1u1 box always logs out on rdp disconnect

I have a fresh windows 8.1 install running inside virtual box. Active directory is not in use. I can remote desktop to it OK, but as soon as I disconnect it logs the user out. I've disabled the ...
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Windows Server 2003/2008 RDP session limit

I have a windows server 2003 installation (which may be upgraded to 2008 in the future) configured for the default of 2 remote desktop sessions. I have a requirement to allow more sessions if ...
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Automatically setting network connection to Home on Windows 7

I have a business computer that runs in a VM and I don't know how this business is triggering the network setting dialog that popups when you first connect to a network, but when it resets, they can't ...
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“Trusted zone” in ESET Smart Security still works even with “ESET Service” stopped?

I have ESET Smart Security installed on computer A, and I usually connect from PC B to A using RDP. I have to add the IP of B to "trusted zone" on A so that B is not blocked, like in this tutorial. ...
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Comparing Windows 8.1 to Windows 8.1 Pro. Remote Desktop differences.

From reading Microsoft's comparison page for Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 8.1 Pro, it shows that only Windows 8.1 Pro Enables you to host a Remote Desktop Connection on your own PC so you can connect ...
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RDP connections very slow after update to Windows 8.1

Since I updated to Windows 8.1 (Enterprise) I have a sporadic issue with RDP connections. They're very slow. So it looks like the the machine runs at 100% with a high ping. But it's not. The host ...
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Windows 8 remote desktop - can I see what the remote user sees?

I have a Windows 8 computer on my test bench connected to a test set with a dedicated incoming internet line. By using remote desktop, I allow it to be used by people in India to remotely control the ...
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connecting to windows server via remote desktop

I have a windows server 2008 machine sitting at a host company. The dns server is 64.135.1.20. I set that in the "Preferred DNS server" section when following the below instructions. I set the Default ...
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How to set up GUI remote control to Linux on Azure from Windows?

I have built the following VM in Windows Azure for a small web server for my client. Client OS: Windows 8 Server OS: Using OpenLogic's Linux CentOS 6.5 from Azure list In the Server, the following ...
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Found default.rdp in documents and some unusual logs - is this suspicious?

I've never used Remote Desktop Connection, yet I found a default.rdp file in Documents. However I can't guarantee that I have never opened remote desktop by accident which may have created this ...
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Error [7045]:The requested session access is denied. when running 2 times

I'm trying to run some automated GUI tests without a screen by using the command tscon 3 /dest:console This worked great on a Windows Server 2008 (32bit) but I'm trying to move everything to ...
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How to force Internet Explorer to use the native Citrix Receiver and not Java version

My Java Citrix client seemed to be working until this morning when I did a jre update. I now have Java 7 Upd 51 installed and I'm finding that I can't the client to start once I've logged into the ...
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Best way to achieve full quality remote desktop? [closed]

I want to share the same computer amongst multiple users using remote desktop (or other applications of the sort), and have each user have their own workstation with less powerful, older machines that ...
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How to get remote username on windows machine

I tried this command wmic.exe /node:IP-or-HostName ComputerSystem Get UserName but I get access denied as i don't have password to the remote machine.I can only ping the ipaddress and I have its name ...
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After a couple of logins, I can no longer remote into a PC

I have a PC that I only "remote desktop" into. I'll do it a couple of times and it'll be fine. But then at some point (usually within a day), I wouldn't be able to terminal into it. When I try, a ...
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RDP can't reconnect after connection drops

We have a number of development VMs running which we typically access through RDP. After a few hours the connection will drop leaving us unable to reconnect giving the following message: This ...
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Can I remote into Windows 8 non-enterprise edition?

I am looking at a comparison between Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Enterprise and it says that Windows 8.1 cannot act as a Remote Host. Does that mean that I can't remote into it?
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Remote login (RDP) to server using its dns host name or its IP gives the same user account two desktops

I encountered an interesting situation today that I didn't know about. I logged in by user A using server dns host name SERVNAME and got myself session and my desktop. I put on the desktop some file. ...
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Stay logged in while RDP session is over

I wasn't able to find answer to my question. Is it possible to use RDP protocol (I am using Windows 8.1) and once I finish with remote control and disconnect from session, last logged user would stay ...
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VNC into Mac doesn't transmit the control key

When I remote desktop into my mac from my windows laptop, I can't seem to figure out how to get the control key to transmit. This is very detrimental to me as I do most of my work in eclipse and I use ...
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Remote/VNC/TeamViewer like over http (internet)

My customer's enviroment is very secure. Only http ports are open. I have a .net based windows forms application. I want to package something like Team Viewer within the application so that the user ...
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Will Intel HD graphic benefit RDP only server?

For my new software developing company , I am deciding to purchase one of the following Intel XEON processor INTEL E3 1230 V3 (No intel HD cheaper by ~ $30) INTEL E3 1245 V3 (Intel® HD Graphics ...
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Is windows remote desktop secure?

Is windows built-in Remote Desktop secure? I mean, does it use any encryption methods? or someone can hijack the data that have been transferred between two system?
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How to use remote desktop to a local virtual machine when network ia unavailable?

I'm trying to use Remote Desktop to connect to a virtual machine (hyper-v, Windows 7 guest) from the same laptop (Windows 8 host) where the vm is running. If there's a network connection, such as ...
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How to connect to Windows remote domain from Linux know its gateway hostname?

I have credentials to connect to my University's reserved Linux virtual machine which means : username password gateway's hostname let's say secretgateway.net full hostname in .local domain let's ...
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How can one seamlessly utilize two computers via dual monitors and a single keyboard / mouse? [closed]

I have a Toshiba laptop with docking station connected to two LCD monitors. I have a Dell workstations currently not attached to any monitors. I'd like to use the laptop for general office work and ...
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Autologin multiple Windows accounts at startup

I have 3 windows accounts on my computer. Each account has few apps to start automatically upon startup. I've set one windows account on autologin using standard Windows settings. Is there any way ...
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Remotely Access Developer Desktop Located At Home [closed]

I'm looking for a way to remotely use desktop computer located at home from a laptop from any location over Internet. The Setup: Windows with VirtualBox running several virtual machines (Linux for ...
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Trucrypt and remote access - how to?

I have encrypted whole system partition drive via truecrypt but now I can't remote access my computer. I need to be physically be in front of computer, to enter password. Is there possible to enter ...
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Any shortcut for switching between Remote Desktop and local desktop? [duplicate]

Normally in windows we use "ALT+TAB" to switch between windows. So is there any shortcut for switching between my desktop and remote desktop. I need it desperately.