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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Can Windows 2008 “call home”?

I'd like to set up Windows 2008 r2 images that I can then access remotely. Ideally, they'd "call home" once booted, and somehow provide a way for me to remotely administer them. They would likely ...
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Save connection in Microsoft RDP iOS App 8.1.4

I have sent myself an email containing a .rdp file with specific connection settings (use multimon 0) in order to get remote desktop working. I can connect to my remote desktop session via the 8.1.4 ...
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Executable fails to launch over RDP but works fine on physical machine

I have an executable written in C# running on Windows Server 2012 r2 If I start it, when I am working on the physical computer, it works just fine. But if I am logged into the computer through RDP it ...
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VNC Viewer showing black cursor on black color theme

(Tried asking this on server fault but apparently its the wrong place) I'm trying to read/write code remotely in VS2013 through VNC Viewer. I'm using a color theme in VS that has a black background. ...
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Remote Desktop with 2 hops

I have hit a dead end on this. I hope that someone here can help me out. At home, I have setup 2 private networks. One is my main network and one is my lab network. Here is the setup: Internet ...
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TigerVNC 1.3.1 controll remote machine

I have a local and remote machine, both win7 64, both with tigerVNC 1.3.1 installed. The goal is to connect to the remote machine and see its desktop, and move its mouse, etc. How do I do that? I ...
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Could not Remote Login or Ping server

This morning I applied the Windows updates on a Windows Server 2008 SP2. On system restart, I was no longer able to ping the system or log in remotely. This server is managed remotely, so I was not ...
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Windows Remote Access Clarification

I have a clarification regarding remote desktop in Windows. If my local PC has access to a remote PC which is connected to a Full HD Screen then will my local PC which supports only (1366 X 768) ...
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How to use Windows's RemoteDesktopConnection even after restarting the system?

I want to connect a PC to laptop (with Ethernet LAN) and and use Remote Desktop Connection to control it . My PC is going to NOT have mouse , keyboard and monitor in a week . When I use Remote Desktop ...
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Can't telnet to port 3389 on computer on same network

I have two Windows 8.1 pro computers on the same network using the same FIOS router. On the first computer, I can telnet to localhost 3389. On the second computer, I can't telnet to the first's IP ...
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Cannot enable host mic when connected via RDP

I am using a mac OS X 10.9.3 and I am remoting into a windows 8.1 machine using Microsoft Remote Desktop. I need a microphone enabled on the windows 8.1 machine for some software to work properly. I ...
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RDS Swaps Windows Between Screens In Windows 8

I have a small issue that is really starting to annoy me. I have a machine with multiple displays, 2 in this case. This is one of my main work stations and I frequently have to remote into it from a ...
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ThinVNC Connection could not be establishes

Update: I got it working but now it says the connection could not be established. I just installed http://www.cybelesoft.com/thinvnc/ thinvnc and set it to use digest authentication. I go to ...
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Remote desktop to machine without locking out the user

I am looking to rdp into a remote machine, but still have that machine unlocked. The default behavior is to take the destination machine to a lock screen. I have tried remote assistance, but it does ...
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Prevent remote desktop connection closing / timing out

I have a Windows 7 machine that I connect to via RDP If I leave a load of applications open on the machine, then step away from the machine for say, an hour, when I reconnect, it starts a fresh ...
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Remote Desktop Connection abrupt behavior.

When I do "Remote Desktop Connection" to my Windows system , my system gets locked automatically but from now past few days when I logged into my windows system remotely it doesn't get locked and ...
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View macbook pro desktop screen on my MacPro display OSX Mavericks 10.9?

I got two systems: Macbook pro and Mac pro Both are connected to the same WiFi network. I would like to use my Macbook pro while working on my Mac pro, interfacing with it a window or ...
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Restrict remote desktop access

I have a windows 2008/20012 server running on AWS. These servers are accessed by me(administrator) and few other users in company. I want don't want these users to go outside the company and access ...
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How can I disable my laptop trackpad in a Windows Remote Desktop Session?

Problem A client is complaining of accidental input with their laptop trackpads while using our software. They have a wireless mouse and have tried disabling the trackpad in the Device Manager on the ...
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How to remotely connect to a Hyper-V virtual machine

I own a remote machine running Windows Server 2012, I created a virtual machine using Hyper-V, installed Windows 7, is possible remotely connect to this virtual machine? How do I do that? Using some ...
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NoMachine black screen on login (Windows to Red Hat NX connection)

I just downloaded and installed NoMachine for Linux - x86_64 v 4.2.27_1 on my Red Hat Server (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 (HVM) , x64), and downloaded the Windows Client NoMachine for Windows v ...
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Acces denied permission administrator

Just got an iPhone 5s and an ASUS laptop (Windows 8). There's nothing special about it; it's very, basic very cheap, about $300. Anyways, both were working fine until on the laptop, I started getting ...
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How to set up limited access remote control to a specific program?

I have a certain program running on a Windows 7 PC and I want a group of people to be able to access it and use the program remotely. However, these remote users shouldn't have any other permissions ...
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How do I connect to a Dedicated Server aside from using RDC?

I'm in a bit of a pickle. I need to connect to a Dedicated Server that I have just purchased to stream some video/audio content. The server has an on-board sound card, I confirmed that before ...
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“No signal” on 4K monitor after login, reconnect hdmi cable get back the signal (Windows 7)

Setup: Windows 7 pro. Single 4K monitor connected to PC via HDMI cable. Running 4K resolution. Issue: Once logined remotely, you are greeted with a login screen. Login locally, "No signal" on 4K ...
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WAN address/port port-forwarded to internal server IP which translates address and port to destination device

Okay, I am not sure how to explain this but.. I want to be able to connect to multiple devices using their pre-configured port mappings for different resources on each device. e.g. connecting to ...
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PC metakeys in Android

I have an Android tablet with a Bluetooth keyboard and I am trying to use a company VPN app to access my work desktop. This app is also responsible for remote desktop access (e.g. it is not a true VPN ...
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How to setup a VPN server to connect windows server 2008 R2 using RDP

recently my server has been attacked by brute force login, fortunately nothing happened... Im not a security expert, but I want secure my windows server 2008 R2. This is the scenario. Server: ...
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Logging in to a Win 8.1 PC over RDC resets the display scaling semi-permanently, why?

OK. Here's the story. It might be a touch long. I have a laptop that came out of the box with Win 8.0 Home. It was "upgraded" to 8.0 Professional then updated to 8.1 and all the various 8.1 updates ...
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Windows 7 PC freezes every morning after RDP sessions the previous night

I have a PC that I sometimes remote into during the night via VPN. I have noticed lately that every time after I RDP to it, I find it frozen the next morning. I can disconnect and reconnect without ...
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RRAS VPN Connection Failling with 800 Error

I have a Virtual Server in office which runs my RRAS-VPN. This is in order for me to connect to the office over the internet while i am away. I Installed RAS Role in my Member Server ...
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Mirroring Windows Media Center video

I use Windows 7 Media Center for our primary TV watching. I'd like to mirror the display to our Windows 8 kitchen laptop. How can I do this? I've looked into VNC, but every server I've found ...
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ChunkVNC gives error with new winvnc.exe

I have downloaded new version of uvnc - 1.2.0.1 and copy winvnc.exe to SRC\InstantSupport_Files in ChunkVNC directory. Now, when I use ChunkVNC 3.3.1 Compiler, script stop at UltraVNC Server Property ...
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Connection of Session ids of Scheduled Task and remote desktop connection in event log

A scheduled process using powershell script was set up as ONE TIME process to clear the Event Log events (windows 2003). However, this process ran at a time when another user was logged in remotely ...
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Have I misconfigured xrdp? My setup has a security hole

I'm using xrdp/Xvnc to connect to a CentOS 6.5 VM. I don't know whether I've got something wrong with my configuration or whether I've stumbled upon a security hole. My xrdp.ini file contains ...
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Is there VNC server that could change screen resolution

I am running VNC server on my laptop. Laptop's display max resolution is 1366x768 and when I am connecting to this computer from my desktop I have 1366x768 window. Since my desktop display is fullHD I ...
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How to view MSSQL logfiles to investigate errors made by remote connection?

I am having MSSQL 2012 running on some computer, and I am connecting to a certain database from a different computer remotely to perform a bunch of SQL commands. However, these commands have problems, ...
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Remote file not opening with RemoteApp program

On Windows Server 2008 R2 I have configure a .jar file as a RemoteApp program, and am executing it remotely (outside our network) on Windows 8. Without RemoteApp, the program normally creates an ...
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HP Thin Client - Saving Connection Entry

HP Thin Client, unsure of what software version. When setting up the client to run via RDP to a terminal server (or any other way) when trying to save it advises: Could not Save /etc/hp/local.xml ...
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Giving an rdp session it's own keyboard and mouse

I'm using windows 8 pro on my computer and the client computer. I want to be able to use my computer, with it's keyboard and mouse on monitor #1, while someone else is in an RDP session on monitor ...
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Windows Explorer won't show image thumbnails when using Remote Desktop

When I connect to my home Windows 8.1 server via RDP (using another win 8.1 computer) and open Explorer to show some folder containing images, I can't get it to show the actual thumbnails, only this: ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection: Single Monitor Computer connecting to Multiple Monitor Computer

I am trying to connect from a Windows 7 system with only one monitor to another Windows 7 system with two monitors using Remote Desktop Connection. Whenever I successfully connect to this machine, ...
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VPN Adapter, current user only

Recently I faced a problem with my vpn on an rdp server, there are multiple users on the server the issue I am facing is when I enable my vpn it connects everyone on the server to my vpn, is there a ...
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any software to receive sounds uninteruptly from remote PC

I have used team Viewer but the problem is when I access remote PC it uses more processing for desktop sharing. in the process it occupies more than 10-30% of processing. But enabling the call feature ...
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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Server Certificates Missing in IIS

On my Windows Server 2012 R2 box, when I connect to it through Remote Desktop, I'm trying to setup a server certificate but in IIS, in the "IIS" group, there is no Server Certificates feature. I ...
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How to force Remote Desktop via firewall rules to use LAN instead of WLAN?

WLAN has higher priorities than LAN but Remote Desktop seems to still use WLAN. I tried to achieve this by setting up a firewall rule but this does not seem to do the trick. Here is what I tried: ...
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Server Tasks Automation

I would like to run some tasks on my Windows 2008 R2 server and need some kind of automation. Right now I am running the tasks with my Macro Recorder - BUT - I need to be connected via RDP in order ...
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TeamViewer oscillates it's upload rate on one computer, but not an other, on the same network

I have two computers on the same wifi network. Both run TeamViewer. When I remotely (from a third computer) access the computers I notice that one has intermittent service. Interaction works for some ...
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Remote desktop (mstsc) from Windows 7 to RHEL5, some apps not responding to most keyboard buttons

I'm using remote desktop on my Windows box to connect to a RHEL5 box. The problem I'm having is that some applications (I'll get into details below) seem to not want to pick up most keyboard input ...