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 I use webex to show app from a remote desktop connection? [closed]

I am working on a demo for a potential client and they want to run a webex meeting. Right now we are testing with the following scenario. Machine A is in a lab and is running our app Machine B is ...
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Remote Desktop via Ad-Hoc on Windows 7

Is there a way to connect two PCs running Windows 7 via a wifi ad-hoc network and then use Remote Desktop from one of the PCs to the other? In addition to this the Remote Desktop host PC should still ...
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How to copy files through a Remote Desktop Connection over VPN

I need to connect to a client's server through VPN. I'm using Windows 7 but the VPN from the client is compatible only to Windows XP. I installed a VM (Windows XP) on my Windows 7. After I installed ...
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How to remote desktop a computer over internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote connection to a PC over internet Free remote desktop app good for working with someone computer illiterate? My sister is beginning to use computer/windows XP ...
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How can I remotely control a linux box from my Mac?

I set all of my family members up with Linux Mint so that their computers would stop punching themselves in the face, but I'd like to be able to control those computers when my mom calls up and wants ...
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How to access my Home PC from the office?

At the office I'm working behind a proxy. Is there any way to access my home computer, or just files shared there from my office?
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How do I pin a remote desktop connection to the taskbar?

If you create a remote desktop .rdp file (with stored credentials etc) and drag it to the taskbar in Windows 7, it doesn't behave as expected when you click it. Clicking the pinned shortcut on the ...
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Windows to Linux Remote Desktop

I'd like to remote into my Linux (Ubuntu) desktop from a Windows desktop. Of course there is VNC, among others. The trick is that I just want to have a remote session without having any local screen ...
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RDP wake-on-lan in LAN environment

How do you configure RDP to be able to wake-on-lan client computers? Basically, I want to be able to wake-on-lan 1 or more computers at a time in our LAN environment.
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Why remote desktop (RDP) isn't fast enough for watching videos on a remote PC?

On my iPad, I tried to remote control a computer on my local network and open a video on it, but it wasn't fast enough (the video refresh rate was terrible). I've purposely tried to connect to the ...
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How to copy files with window remote desktop?

I can do clipboard copy inside RDS client and then I can do paste on local computer. This will initiate copy process via RDS. Normal copy dialog with flying papers will appear. Is it possible to ...
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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop and I'm reading the FAQ on how to install it, but it says nothing much AFAIK. With Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, what should be the content of the ...
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Gaming over LAN, VNC alternative?

Okay, I've done more than a little homework about this and am starting to think that the world is somehow opposed to this idea. I have a laptop in my house, SB Core i3 with a GMA HD GPU which is ...
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How to reboot a machine on Remote desktop connection after explorer.exe crashes?

How do I reboot a machine on a Remote Desktop connection after explorer.exe crashes? I'm stuck at trying to do this. After I googled a bit and found that people were saying to use Ctrl + Alt + Esc or ...
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How do I control a Win XP computer from a Windows 7 one?

What’s the best (free) way to remote control a Windows XP computer from a Windows 7 (Pro) one? i.e. I want to see the Win XP desktop on my Win 7 pooter and be able to run software remotely (although ...
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Enable remote desktop without a working display

The display on my PC stopped working and I really need to use this PC. How can I enable remote desktop connection "blindly" (via entering commands on the command line)? It's my own PC and I have ...
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“Unable to decrypt password” popup in Remote Desktop Connection Manager

I am using Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.2 and every time I click on properties on a VM of mine, I get a popup window: unable to decrypt password How can I make this popup go away?
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Rename RDP entries in Jump List

I have some Remote Desktop connections "pinned" to the Remote Desktop icon in my task bar. All of the entries in the "Jump List" are labeled either with the machine's IP address or its hostname. ...
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How to block incoming connections from one IP address?

I have found out that one IP address is trying to RDP to a machine. I would now like to get XP to block all incoming connections from this IP address, and I am finding it very frustrating how ...
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Remote desktop minimize fails when in full screen (Windows 7 locally and remote)

I recently have a problem with Remote Desktop (RD) on Windows 7. When I am in a RD session in full screen and click on the "minimize" button on the RD toolbar, the screen flickers, but the window does ...
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Restart PC via remote desktop with Explorer.exe dead

I have a very unusual situation in which I am remote desktoping to my Windows 7 PC from my laptop. The Explorer.exe process has been killed so therefore the Start menu etc isn't available. So there ...
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Citrix ICA Client on Mac shift key doesn't work as expected

When I'm connected to a Windows XP computer from my Mac OS X 10.6 using the Citrix ICA Client, it seems that the shift key only works for the first letter typed after pressing shift. In order to type ...
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how do you remote desktop to mac osx from windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Remote desktop to Mac from various platforms (Windows, Ubuntu) Fast VNC from Windows to Mac? Hey any one know of a free application i can use to remote desktop to my ...
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How can I restore a remote desktop session to the local console?

After I am finished with a remote desktop connection, I'd like to be able to restore the remote desktop to the local console so that the user doesn't have to re-enter the password and log back in. ...
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What desktop collaboration software can share a single application?

What collaboration software products supports sharing of a single application only? Ideally outputting a standard VNC Client compatible data stream. Thank you
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fast X11 forwarding

I am using ssh -X to display GUI apps locally. Is there a better way to speedup this processes - something similar what NoMachine Nx server / client does? Thanks, Mariusz.
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Chrome Remote Desktop

I have been successfully able to use Chrome Remote Desktop to access other computers when not behind a firewall/proxy server. As soon as I try to use Chrome Remote Desktop when behind a ...
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Is there a way to determine if a user logged in via remote desktop

I'd like to determine if the currently logged in user is logged in by physically being at the computer of if they logged in via remote desktop. I'm fine with limiting this to windows 7 if that helps. ...
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Only Require password for Remote Desktop

I have a windows 7 machine that I primarily use as a media server (NAS). For this reason, I don't want to require a password when the machine boots up. So, I've disabled the password for the primary ...
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Remote desktop from Windows 7 does not remember login credentials

I'm remote desktoping from a Windows 7 machine to another Windows 7 machine. The login popup has a checkbox "Remember my credentials". Even though I checked this box, the next time I logged in, I had ...
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Change windows XP password via (2nd) remote desktop

I'd like to change my Win XP workstation password from home, but I've got to do it via Remote Desktop connection (from home, and it's my work machine). The problem is, that I make the connection ...
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Can I access my desktop over VNC at a different screen size?

I've already installed x11vnc and have it running well on my laptop upstairs. I can access my existing desktop session with no real problems, it works great. The problem I'm running into is the fact ...
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Lowest-bandwith remote desktop?

My boss was using GoToMyPC over aircard to access his computer. It seemed to be too slow for it to be usable. The Aircard offered 188 Kbps. Is there a remote desktop with lower bandwidth requirements ...
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How can I configure the max connection limit for Remote Desktop Connections on a Windows 2003 Server?

Currently, I have a Windows 2003 Server that I connect remotely using Remote Desktop as administrator. It allows two concurrent sessions for the administrator plus a console session. How can I ...
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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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Windows 7 RDPservices won't listen on 3389

A few office machines seem to have lost the ability to receive RDP connections. Looking at two of the machines - nothing is listening on 3389, tested with: netstat -ano | findstr 3389 and rdp-tcp ...
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Can't find the hash key when using Remote Desktop Connection (Connecting from OSX to Windows 7 on MacBook Pro)?

As the title says, I'm using a MacBook Pro to log in to my Windows 7 desktop (using "Remote Desktop Connection"). I've tried all the usual keyboard combinations to get a hash key from within Windows: ...
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What is the registry key to terminate sessions on disconnect

I want my sessions to terminate when Remote Desktop disconnects. Right now I'm doing this manually ala: Where I'm selecting End session as the option to When a session limit is reached or ...
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How do I make the Windows Remote Assistance window full screen?

When someone sends me a remote assistance request and I connect to their machine it doesn't appear that there is a way to make the window full screen. Does anyone have way to accomplish this?
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Desktop icons rearrange after using remote desktop connection

I sometimes remote into my desktop PC (1900x1280) from my laptop (1280x900). When I do, Windows (Vista) on the desktop PC rearranges all my desktop icons. I could understand this if the RDP ...
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How to enable desktop background on a remote computer?

I am connecting remotely to a computer on LAN and it keeps giving me a pitch black desktop background (wallpaper). In the RDC (Remote Desktop Connection) program on the local computer I have the ...
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Windows Remote Desktop with auto-resolution changing

Is there any way of having windows remote desktop change the resolution of the remote system when I change the window size of the client on my workstation. I want to be able to fullscreen / window a ...
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Under what login/boot conditions can Chrome Remote Desktop access a computer? Does this differ by OS?

If I set up a host computer for permanent remote access via Chrome Remote Desktop, when is it accessible? Specifically: Is it accessible when it has been locally logged into only by a ...
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Access host's smart card reader via Remote Desktop Connection

I have a Windows 7 machine that has a smart card reader. I have an application running on that machine that can successfully read the contents of the card. I have another Windows 7 machine that I use ...
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Pin RDP Icon to start menu Windows 8

I've got a custom RDP icon on my desktop, how can I pin this to the start menu? There is no option to pin to start in the context menu for RDP icons.
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How to recover forgotten remote windows RDP password?

I had found this example: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/remote_desktop_password.html But it turns out it doesn't seem to work with the "newer" RDP save files. Anybody have any tips to retrieve my ...
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Remote desktop: automatically logoff when disconnected

I'm using Windows' Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows 7 machine to a Windows XP one. Many times, I just hit 'X' on the window without logging off when I'm finished using it, and subsequent users ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a thin client to Ubuntu

I just got a Raspberry Pi and want to try to use it as a thin client to Ubuntu so that I can browse the web and run applications. What programs do I have to run on the Raspberry Pi to do this? What ...
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Can't remote into a computer because “the remote computer requires Network Authentication”

I'm trying to remote into one Windows 7 computer from another Windows 7 computer, and am getting this error: The remote computer requires Network Level Authentication, which your computer does not ...
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How to know if someone is already connected to a shared machine with Remote Desktop Connection?

At work we use sometimes a shared computer (Windows XP). Normally we access the software through Remote Desktop. The problem is that there is no way to tell if someone is already connected, if not ...