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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Accessing local Windows machines by hostname on OSX

This is very similar to Referencing computers by their name between OS X and Windows operating systems but my question is of a different nature: I can see my windows desktop in finder as a "shared" ...
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Display window remotely

What i need is a stealth way to run a GUI application on a host computer, but have it display on another computer, like in Display Windows application via SSH X11 on Linux. It does not have to be ...
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Server 2012 R2 Group Policy targeted to a specific computer on domain not enforcing

Thanks everyone who's viewed this and gives me an input on it. I have a Server 2012 R2 and I am trying to enforce a specific group policy ( Remote Session Time Limit ) to 11 Windows 10 Professional ...
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vnc desktop server wouldn't start automatically after booting for a specific user

I have had some problems with vnc server after changing the hostname of my new machine, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Now I solved the problem, but after reset, all the vnc desktop server is running ...
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Share clipboard between 3 computers with RDP & VMWare (Ubuntu)

From my windows10 workstation 'Oren-PC' i connect with RDP to another windows10 machine 'devServer'. On 'devServer' machine I have VMWare installed with a Ubuntu 14.04 OS machine (VMWare tools ...
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Can I connect (RDP) to my local PC with Azure?

Can I replicate "GoToMyPC"-like capabilities with Azure? I know how you use Azure Service Bus or Virtual Networks. My question is what is the right approach to try to enable my local PC for secure ...
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Windows 10 remote trouble. Router issues

I am attempting to setup a remote computer in my office, however I am getting a little stuck when it gets to the setting up of port forwarding. My billion router uses virtual servers, and I had ...
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VNC connection without video

I'd like to use the VNC protocol to remotize keyboard and mouse only, that is just like a regular VNC session but without the video. Typical usage scenario could be controlling a PA video system, a ...
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Cannot connect via RDP from one remote computer but can from another remote

I want to connect to my desktop computer from my notebook when I'm at church, but I cannot. Then, from the church, I connect to other remote computer at work, and from it, remotely, I successfully ...
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Windows 10 Audit Mode - Remote desktop does not work

I am in the process of building a customized image for our developers. I have a virtual machine set up with windows 10 on it, and was hoping that I could enable Remote Desktop connections and allow a ...
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Keystroke delays at random times while accessing esxi environment through teamviewer

Hey All, So, let me explain my problem. I've got an VMWare ESXi lab environment at home, it is assigned a Free license. I have one Windows 10 VM set up as Management VM with the Teamviewer 11 client ...
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powershell or netcat over ADSL

is there anyway to use powershell for getting access to my office pc from home via my RDP Server i have 2 pc's : pc1 ( office ) connected via ADSL with dynamic ip pc2 ( RDP server ) static ip i ...
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Still Cannot Remote Desktop / VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

So far I have tried: Disabling encryption via dconf-editor Disabling encryption via command line Disabling prompts via dconf-editor Disabling prompts via command line Disabling prompts via vino-...
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Can't connect to Azure VM Windows 10 after upgrading build

I have a Windows 10 VM in Azure. I tried to install the latest Windows 10 Preview Build using an ISO from my MSDN account. I was able to mount the ISO and the install seemed to work fine, then the ...
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After few minutes of RDP, I get disconnected and ping gives General Failure

I RDP to home using my public IP and port 3389 (forwarded on my router to point on my machine). After a few minutes, I get DCed: When I try to ping the IP from my machine, I get General Failure: ...
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Remote Desktop + Ubuntu: Keyboard issues

UPDATE: Got xrdp set up on the ubuntu system, and am now directly connecting to it via Remote Desktop... and it's got the same exact problem. Backspace, alt-keys, etc all work, but regular letters and ...
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Disconnected Session + VNC

I have a Windows Server 2012, which I connect via mstsc (RDP). I just installed TightVNC Server there, to be able to control the machine over VNC too. On my computer, I run the vncviewer in ...
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no internet connection windows server 2012 setting up remote desktop connection

I'd like to setup my Windows 2012 Server so I can Remote Desktop Connection from my client (Windows 10) with the static IP that I'm going to give to the server. (So not through a site). After having ...
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Can I permanently change the windows timezone vis ssh and cygwin?

I have a bunch of VM's with Windows Server 2008 R2 and ssh running via cygwin. I want to change the timezone on all of them. I would prefer not to RDP to every one of them and do it manually. I have ...
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How to have account auto logon after other user disconnects from RDP

I have a Windows 10 Pro machine set up as a kiosk. A domain account is set to auto-logon using SysInternals Autologon. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963905 When the machine powers ...
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Cant remote desktop with dual montiors from Windows 10 pro to Windows 7 RDP protocol

Don't know what I am doing wrong. I have Windows 10 Pro, I select the Show options->Display tab and say use all monitors. Everytime I only get one monitor. I don't get it. Is there something ...
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Auto snooze google hangout notifications

Is there any way that I can get Google Hangouts to auto snooze notifications when I have an event on my Google Calendar that is marked as busy? Or is there a way to snooze notifications if I am using ...
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Remote Desktop in home network after Connecting to VPN

My environment is at home, with one desktop and one office laptop. They are connected using a wireless router. IP's are of the typical IP range assigned by the router - 192.168.2.2 to 99. Router is ...
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Sync remote desktop and local system keyboard layout

For context, I need to type in two languages with different keyboard layouts. When using a remote desktop, I would like the remote system to use what ever layout is currently active on my own system, ...
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Hiding remote desktop server process on Windows 10?

So I'm trying to run a program that won't fully function if it notices the a remote desktop server running on the computer. Is there a way to hide or rename the remote desktop process to fool this ...
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HP RGS Remote desktop hotkeys

I am using HP RGS to connect from a Windows 7 device to a Red Hat Linux server blade. RSIGuard is installed on my Windows device and I have several hotkeys assigned to do various mousing activities (...
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While editing e.g. code, documents via Remote Desktop, select gets stuck (Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2012)

I frequently edit documents and code over remote desktop. I've noticed frequently select gets 'stuck', particularly when I use ctrl+ for jumping words while selecting text. Occasionally using crtl+...
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RDP works over Internet, not locally

I've set up an RDP connection to a Windows 8.1 Pro client via Internet (Dyn), which works fine. However, over the local network I can't connect to the machine via RDP. Relevant information: I can ...
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Port not accessible

Am using AWS windows EC2 instance. I set the inbound rules in the machine to open all ports for public access. I installed IIS, and XAMPP in 8080 port. Now I could use 123.234.345.456 to open IIS and ...
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How to run logon script for RDP users

I have a very simple login script ( login.bat ) containing the following line: start chrome I want the logon script to run for any user who logs in via RDP. I've set the script as a so called ...
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Windows CE 5.0 unable to connect to windows server 2012 R2

When I try to connect in RDP with a thin client running Windows CE 5.0 to a windows 2012 R2 server I get this message : "an internal error has occured". I need help please.
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different desktop wallpaper on local and remote desktop on same pc but different networks

One production PC is a bit badly set up: The PC is on one domain/network, connected to another domain/network (target). Because of this, when logging on locally, all the programs are quite slow. ...
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Cant use any Remote Desktop - Network Admin blocked

Ive spoken to the network admin and they have said they will not be changing group polcies for any user. I have tried so many different software like TeamViewer or UltraVNC or LogMeIn or Chrome ...
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How to make com1 port accessible to remote desktop users

Application hangs if running under RDP with user privileges. If running under Admin privileges it works. Application log shows that it tries to access COM1 port in server. It looks like this may cause ...
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Send arbitrary keyboard shortcut to RDP host

Is there any way to send a custom/arbitrary keyboard shortcut to a remote desktop host? I found the keyboard shortcut for untrapping the keyboard, but doing 2 3-key keyboard shortcuts on a laptop ...
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Black screen using Windows 10 Remote Desktop with multiple monitors after a certain window size

I just updated my home computer to Windows 10. When I Remote Desktop my office computer (Windows 8), I can't get it to work full screen with my 3 monitors as I always done before. If I "restore" the ...
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Server 2008 What ports can I close/filter?

I have a computer running Server 2008. It has been up and running for over 6-7 years, however recently due to a LeChiffre attack, I'm looking to really lock it down from the outside. The ONLY thing ...
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Tunnel internet from rdp machine to local [win-win]

Sorry if this has already been asked, but I didn't manage to find a solution. I have a rdp connection on windows terminal server which has internet. On my local machine (w7) I have only access to ...
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How to enable remote audio in KVM VM via rdp

I have a Windows 10 VM running in KVM, & when I connect via RDP, even though I have remote audio enabled in the RDP client, I still get an error complaining about there being no audio hardware ...
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Cannot connect to x11vnc server before login

I have installed x11vnc on ubuntu 15.10. Based on: http://askubuntu.com/questions/647039/remmina-cannot-perform-vnc-remote-desktop-session-before-user-logs-in I have created a new file: /etc/init/...
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Remote desktop printing not working

I am using remote desktop to connect to an external machine. The end goal I am trying to achive is to log in to the external machine and send printing jobs to a printer connected to my local machine. ...
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Multiple Monitors Remote Desktop

Ok, I need solid concrete info to put this issue to rest. I was able to connect to my work PC from home using multiple monitors before, however it doesn't seem to be working. Mind you this was back in ...
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RDP connection not working after vlan id enabled

My issue occured when I enabled VLAN ID in Hyper-V on a physical server. Now I can't connect to it via rdp. Weird thing is that I am able to connect to all virtual machines running on that physical ...
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How to Wake Computers For SSH and Remote Desktop Services?

I have a mix of Mac, Linux and Windows computers. I love being able to SSH into them and launch a remote desktop client, so that I can pretty much access all of my computers from one. The only problem ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop: How to turn off the display of the remote computer?

I'm accessing a remote Windows computer via my Chromebook, using Chrome Remote Desktop. Is there any way to configure the computer such that the display will be turned off, but it won't go to sleep ...
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Issues with remote desktop on NetExtender

I have a Windows 7 desktop at work, and use a work-provided Windows 7 laptop at home. We're using DHCP. I can't connect to my desktop from my laptop when on NetExtender (it did work, but cut of mid-...
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Create a remote session able to use a screen larger than allowed by remote hardware

I am trying to use an ubuntu 14.10 laptop with a large screen (2 monitors actually) which size is way larger than its graphics card limits. So I thought to use it via LAN (1Gb/s): with "ssh -X ..." ...
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After remote desktop session, windows on host do not refresh properly

When I return to my Windows 8.1 machine after having accessed it remotely many of the windows do not redraw. The worst case is Outlook 2013 which when brought active only refreshes a few of the ...
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How do I force Remote Desktop Connection to accept user's changed username?

Windows 7 Pro, 64 bit system. Local users only. At some point in the past (at least 2-4 times), the primary user of the target system changed the username. The system does have a password, which is ...
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Connect to VirtualBox RDP from Chromebook

I'm trying to connect to VirtualBox running on Ubuntu 14.04 from a Chromebook. I've got VirtualBox configured and can connect to its Remote Desktop display using remotedesktop on the Ubuntu machine. I ...