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 MacMini only displays on screens when accessed remotely

I have a MacMini we use to display onto 3 70" screens, usually it's used for music tv etc but occasionally used for presentations. currently the MacMini is only outputting to the screens when I ...
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Completely disable input on remote computer using Teamviewer [duplicate]

I want to connect remotely to my Windows pc at work using Teamviewer, but I don't want to allow access to that computer to anybody who is at the remote location an has physical access to my pc. I ...
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Access another network computer, after remoting into this one from outside?

I have a Jenkins instance running on machine-A. On machine-B, I can go type the IP:port of machine-A into my browser, and access it just fine. Machines A & B share a local network, behind a ...
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How can I run laptops that are VMs running on a server?

I want laptops where what the user interacts with is a VM running on our server so we can easily switch between and revert them and the laptop itself is safe from being reconfigured/malware infected. ...
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I'm getting a whole new Desktop while remote connecting to windows 10

When I open a remote desktop connection to my desktop pc (win 10 enterprise) from a tablet (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview) the connection succeeds but it seems that my desktop pc is making a entirely ...
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How to Set up virtual Windows on Linux for remote users

Cutting to the chase… My situation First, I have 2 users wishing to use the same computer at the same. However, one (me) wishes to use both Linux and Windows, while the other (sister) only uses ...
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What's wrong with RDP Windows 10 client?

Connecting to Windows Server 2012 via Windows 10 Enterprise. When I connect using .rdp it will connect very slow when I enter a specified domain name (which has been added in our internal netwerk). ...
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Remote desktop access between two Windows machines via USB

Is there a way to connect two Windows machines via USB cable so they can access each other via a remote desktop application (freeware) or even the default Windows RDP client? I can't use a network ...
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Can't type capital letters in virtual machine over TeamViewer

I have a computer that I access remotely using TeamViewer. The remote computer is running Linux Mint 17.2, and my local computer is running Windows 10. On this remote computer, I have several VMs I ...
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how to fix a corrupted rds licenses database?

The problem A license database for remote desktop in Windows 2012 got corrupted as helpdesk executes several times an script in powershell used to install licenses for Windows 2008 R2 and then for ...
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Convert user from mstsc /admin to just mstsc for RDP

I have a user accessing a server and they have to RDP using mstsc /admin. How do I remove /admin from my user, and just use the RDP with mstsc, but not mstsc /admin. Thanks.
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Can't remote desktop after installing Citrix Access Gateway

I have Windows 8.1 64 Bit. I have ran winfix.exe and installed dneupdate64.msi. Then I installed Citrix Access Gateway & I can get on the VPN.. Although in the properties the "Activity: byte ...
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Unable to use copy and paste when RDP is being used

Before my problem, I was able to copy and paste regularly on my local machine and between my local machine and local desktop. For some reason, I am unable to exactly that now. Before I connect to a ...
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Windows 10 black screen after local login and previous remote desktop session

On occasion when I am not physically at home, I will login remotely to my computer using Remote Desktop. When I return home I then have to login locally; however, immediately after login I am ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop Credentials

Using my Microsoft account, I simply cannot log in to Windows 10 via remote desktop. I have tried a plethora of variations, including: MicrosoftAccount\username MicrosoftAccount\email@domain.tld ...
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Remote Linux in Windows

I have Windows7 on a work and Debian Jessie at home. I need to start some programs and work in Linux. I heard about SSH-connections I want to be able to work through the internet on my computer. (...
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Good video quality over VNC or RDP?

I am using a Windows 10 PC and I want to access and control it using my iPad. So I installed Microsoft Remote Desktop on my iPad. The problem is that when I play videos in remote desktop, quality is ...
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Unable to send email error message in Yahoo webmail client: suspicious of fraud

When I was trying to send an email using Yahoo webmail client opened in Chrome, I kept getting a small rectangular box with a red border containing the error message "Unable to send email" beneath the ...
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PC can be 1 server DNS but not the other

So we have a Windows 7 Embedded Thin Client out on our production floor. It has been out there for a few years and never had any issues with it. We have an ERP server that the users access the ...
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“Send to OneNote” printouts show as black boxes when accessing computer over Remote Desktop

I am accessing a computer using Remote Desktop. When I print to the "Send to OneNote" printer the printouts are created under the Unfiled Notes notebook. The weird thing is that now the old printouts ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issue

We are running a windows 2008 r2 server, which previously allowed 2 rdp connections. When a 3rd person would connect you'd get a prompt to disconnect one of the other users. As of today this prompt ...
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Extra mouse buttons don't work with Remote Desktop (Windows)

I use Remote Desktop on my home PC to connect to two different PCs at the office. On one of the remote PCs, my extra mouse buttons work, and on the other remote PC, the extra buttons sadly do nothing. ...
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RDP not going to multiple Screens

I am trying to use multiple monitors with an rdp session on Windows 10(host), the source is on Win 7(guest) and a Hyper-V vm. When I exec from cmd the following code mstsc.exe /span it works, but not ...
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Unable To RDC One PC

I can Remote Desktop any PC under our domain, except this ONE! When I try to RDC this one PC, I get an error of: Connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote ...
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End Remote Desktop Session and Standby

I've setup remote access on my computer (Windows 7 Pro x64 via RDP). The [WOL] wake-on-lan function is already working so I can wake it up from sleeping. When I end a remote desktop session (start-...
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Remote Desktop client

How do I access my desktop on my iPhone via Remote Desktop client. Can I access it through an ad hoc connection. I tried to connect via an ad hoc connection but it didn't work, I'm not sure if I'm ...
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Remote Desktop switch workspaces on host (Windows 10)

I have two machines, both windows 10, I'm remoted into one machine. On the local machine I have multiple workspaces and can switch between them using Ctrl + Win + left/right arrows, really snazzy. ...
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Sleep in unified remote on ubuntu

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Hiding the desktop on Remote Desktop connection?

I have RDP currently set to launch a program upon connection but I don't want the user to be able to see the desktop at all, just run the one program. Any way to do this? RDP host is Windows Server ...
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Remote Desktop Settings Missing

I'm trying to setup remote connection to my Windows 10 machine. During the setup I noticed that my installation is missing some settings all the tutorials have. Can anyone tell me why I'm stupid and ...
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Restrict Remote Desktop access to specific users to specific servers in a domain environment?

I have a domain controller and I want to allow certain user accounts Remote Desktop access to certain servers in the same domain. There are many servers that can be accessed via the Remote Desktop ...
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Can no longer rdp into Windows 10 box

As in the title. My basic setup is that I am visiting my parents, and left my Windows 10 box at home running with RDP enabled. This has worked fine for five days, but this evening, I can no longer ...
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My computer stops responding when I unlock it after a Remote Desktop connection

I use Remote Desktop a lot to connect to my PC. But lately I've run into a problem with it. When I connect, it works fine, but then when I go to unlock my computer locally, it usually just hangs on a ...
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Can't switch to full-screen Microsoft Remote Desktop window on OS X using keyboard shortcut

I can't switch to "full screen" Microsoft Remote Desktop sessions on OS X using cmd+tab and cmd-`. When I try, nothing happens. I can get to other windows, including the main Remote Desktop window and ...
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Reattach session back to local display after RDP

I have a PC that regullary runs an application through the day. This application requires advanced graphical capatibilities and only starts sucessfuly when I'm logged in locally. It also runs ...
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how to increase number of remote desktop connections through registry or command line?

I want to increase number of remote desktop connections through automation.(number of sessions, overall not for single user). I can do this manually by from here. Double click Limit number of ...
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Clipboard doesn't work between Win7 (local) and Linux (remote)

I'm using win7 64-bit and connecting to a remote-desktop Linux. I can not copy text between them. I tried this killing rdpclip.exeand then create again, but that doesn't work. What should I do?
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rdp to windows 10: only 1 set of credentials works

I can rdp from my windows 7 box to a windows 10 box on our intranet when I use one specific set of credentials (the credentials of the first account created on the server machine), but all other ...
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Windows 10 won't wake from sleep for remote desktop

Windows 10 also won't run scheduled backups if sleeping. RDP and Acronis work properly if computer is not asleep. Wake on LAN is enabled. Help needed, thanks.
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Configuring Remote Desktop to NOT force an automatic log off

So, I've never encountered this before, and I have no idea how I achieved it, but googling for help on this issue leads me to believe that I've stumbled on to every IT admins' wet dream (and my worst ...
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RDP to remote domain doesn't work from specific LAN

I am trying to RDP into my computer at work (running Windows 8 Pro). I can do this from my laptop (running Windows 10 Pro, and also when it was running Windows 8.1 Pro), but I cannot connect from ...
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How to connect to local KVM guest via SSH tunnel

I use Virt-manager for virtualization on Debian. I want to connect to my guest through a remote SSH tunnel. Guest is also on local Debian machine. Is this possible? I have already tried this command ...
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Create rdp gateway in raspberry pi or ubuntu

I have few system in my local network and want to rdp them from internet. One method is to allocate different ports to each system for rdp and configure them in router. However, what I need is to ...
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Internet usage when Remote Desktoped into a work computer

I'm using a network extender (provided by my work) and remote desktop to connect to my work computer. Obviously streaming my work desktop to my home computer will use my internet connection, but if I ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Manager drops connection randomly

I recently started to have the following issue with Remote Desktop Connection Manager v 2.7: Every minute or so the connection is lost and then reestablished. After sniffing with Wireshark I ...
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Which IP is picked up when using Remote Desktop?

This is not a coding question but I can't find a clear answer anywhere so I thought the online community will know. Let's say, I'm currently using computer A and running Remote Desktop on Windows to ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop alt tab/Win+M problems

I basically don't use my own desktop to do the majority off my work, I RDP out to customers systems and work there. I tend to maximise the RDP session on to one of my screens and work exclusively ...
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What causes phpVirtualBox's remote desktop server port to be crossed out?

I am running VirtualBox 4.3.34 on Centos 6 host with Windows 7 guest, have installed guest additions, and also installed phpVirtualBox. Previously, I was able to remote desktop with a Windows 7 ...
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Efficiently managing multiple credentials with differing refresh cycles

I'm looking for a way to cope with different windows credentials and their refresh cycles. Currently I keep the credentials in KeePass, RDP through VisionApp and use Windows Explorer to access shares. ...
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Switching out of an RDP session within another RDP session

I need to RDP into a workstation, and then RDP into other resources from there. I would like to be able to work with both sessions maximized, and easily switch between my local machine, first RDP ...