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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How to setup Remote Desktop in Windows Server 2012?

I have successfully installed Remote Desktop Services using the Add Roles and Features wizard, and have chosen the following Role Services: Remote Desktop Gateway Remote Desktop Licensing Remote ...
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RDP connection to admin account activates group policy

I have a stand alone win XP sp 3 machine with two users. Admin and user. The user has group policy activated and limited access but the admin has full access. For some reason connecting via remote ...
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Terminal Application Windows Server 2008 - Remote App closes when opening a dialog box

I've been having a recurring issue with a remote app. It involves a dialog box and a number of frustrating hours trying to solve the problem. Which brings me here. The problem is as follows: The user ...
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Remote keyboard stops working when a specific program is running

There is a remote pc that we connect to, via the default Windows application "Remote Desktop Connection". Everything works fine until we open a specific program, which also happens to be the purpose ...
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Can only connect to Azure VM with one of my two computers

I have been using my laptop to connect to my Azure VM, and have done so for a long time. It have and still works perfectly fine. Yesterday I tried to connect my other stationary computer to the VM but ...
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Prevent Remote Desktop From Saving Recent Connections

I would like to prevent Remote Desktop from saving my recent connections so that I need to enter them in each time I want to reconnect. The connections are saved to "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Terminal ...
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RDP from domain workstation to non-domain workstation via VPN

I am trying to RDP from a domain computer to a non-domain computer over a VPN. I created a rdp profile for a specified user (for example user name: USERX) with the option to save the password. I am ...
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remote desktop connection error without NLA

In this question: Can't remote into a computer because "the remote computer requires Network Authentication" @extremko had responded to the inquiry back in 2012 about NLA on RDP with: ...
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Desktop Icons missing with remote GotoMyPc session

When using gotomypc to log into my workstation from home, sometimes all of the icons on my desktop continue to vanish – apparently requiring that the computer be shut down and restarted in order to ...
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User has Sudo access locally but not remotely

I've got a Ubuntu desktop installed as a vm on Windows 2012 server. I've installed Likewise Active Directory to allow domain users to log into the machine with Windows credentials. In my sudoers file, ...
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windows 7 remoteapp: access only necessary files to run only one program

I like to set up a windows 7 desktop pc to be a remoteapp server to share the work on an ms access database (but not the desktop). I set up a test user on the server, installed ms access, and did an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Install Windows Server via Remote Desktop

I have a new dedicated server, but my host charges €10/month to have a Windows 2008 R2 Standard OS installed. I require Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacentre primarily because of the networking features, ...
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Connect to CISCO VPN: What are the correct steps?

I have been trying to connect to a client's VPN to connect remotely to a server. Cisco VPN connects fine but: Once I get connected to Cisco VPN: I am able to see an additional network adapter(Cisco ...
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RDP blank screen > Hangs for 10 seconds > disconnects

I am trying to connect to Windows 2012 Server via RDP (using a win7 machine). All settings are correctly configured to allow this. The issue: I bring up Windows RDP Enter log in credentials Click ...
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Clipboard freezes programs when multiple remote desktops are used

Whenever I start to use two or more remote desktops, clipboard does more damage than good. My goal: copy text data from one remote desktop to the other one. Here are the steps: Copy text from ...
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Reverse SSH between putty and cygwin to RDP

I realize that many different iterations of this question have been asked before, but I couldn't find something exact and my attempts didn't work. My setup: I'm trying to RDP from Machine B to ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Multiple Sessions

The operating system is Windows Server 2003. There were applications running on the console. I used RDP to remotely acces the PC. I didn't realize I was creating a seperate session. The software ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 8 host: run VM as a service?

I have this CURRENT setup for two people to work: Vista computer running VM Ware Server 2.0 Windows XP Virtual Machine running inside that host, accessed remotely via RDP So, it's a single ...
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Connect via Remote Desktop to machine connected to VPN

I have a problem. I need to connect to a remote machine, which I can do fine. However, once I am on that machine, I need to open a VPN connection to another remote computer. This, I can also do. The ...
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Why does maximized Remote Desktop no longer restore via drag?

Previously, in Windows 7, I was able to "restore" a maximized Remote Desktop window by dragging the blue tab from the top of the screen down toward the middle. (Restore is the term for visible but ...
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Document / Print Title from Remote Desktop to Local Bullzip Printer

We have a server machine (Windows 2003, with "local" Bullzip printer). I had an old computer (Win7x64). When I printed some document in server by Remote Desktop to local Bullzip printer, the print ...
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Set Teamviewer Remote Printer as Default

I am using TeamViewer, and need to print something from the remote computer to the local printer to which the computer I am actually on is attached. The thing that I am trying to print does not give ...
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Keep Windows GUI active when switching user and when closing Remote Desktop

I need to run a GUI script (AutoHotKey, which makes mouse clicks and press keys) on: A different windows user (i.e. I run the script, then switch user while keeping the session active) A remote ...
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How to troubleshoot intermittent connectivity with Windows7 / Toshiba laptop

I have a Windows 7 laptop Toshiba satellite C 640 that I usually RDP into on my home wireless network with a netgear N300 wireless router. I have not made much modifications to the windows7 that ...
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Windows 7 Autologin - Tray icons not showing up when no display attached

I am setting up my Win 7 box to be an HTPC and have autologin set up. I am seeing a problem though where some of the tray icons do not show up, and this appears to be caused by the lack of a ...
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2003R2 Domain Controller denies remote Login

This is a german system, so i do my best to translate, but as i dont hve access to an english system, some grpos- and policy-names are just good guesses, so some finetunig translation bY someone ...
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Login to RDS session

As the moment, I have to log into my desktop, start mstsc, and type in the rds details to login to my rds desktop session. Is it possible to go directly into the rds session without having to load my ...