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 remote into a computer with no password

I have a couple of computers with Remote Desktop enabled (the more secure choice), and an IT computer running Windows 7 Pro. I would like to be able to use Remote Desktop Connection from the IT ...
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Windows 8 - Cannot use remote desktop over wireless connection

I'm running WIndows 8 Home and trying to connect to a Windows 7 machine (that I know to be properly configured) using Cisco vpn. I have for the last 6 months been able to wirelessly connect without ...
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ChunkVNC gives error while compiling winvnc.exe

I have installed ChunkVNC_3_3_1 . When i use compiler.exe and create exe files it gives error like WARNING : Running WinVNC without setting a password is a dangerous security risk! Until you set a ...
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How to stop a remote desktop session from ending

We have Windows 2008 r2 servers running at the moment. If I log into the server using remote desktop connection, and then someone else tries to log into the same server while I am working on it, I ...
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Is it possible to have two concurrent console connections in windows?

In Windows, if you logon from the actual station (machine's keyboard and mouse), your connection is showed as "console" in Task Manager/Users. If you log on remotely your connection is showed as ...
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Remote Desktop Graphics Card

So as most people know, when you use RDP to connect to your desktop, it disables the graphics card and uses generic CUDA. I don't want Windows to revert to using CUDA instead of the Graphics Card. I ...
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Windows remote desktop keyboard mapping issue

We use Windows Remote Desktop to access our business system where they launch our business app directly via RemoteApp -- in other words, they don't actually launch the desktop environment, only the ...
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Increase Remote Desktop connection attempt time?

Is it possible to increase the timeout time for attempting to connect to a computer using Windows Remote Desktop client? My Windows Server 2012 computer was running very slow yesterday, and then ...
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How to allow a secure remote desktop login, yet keep things convenient?

So I want to have RDP on my main desktop machine and while I did this countless times already, I always used just the hardest possible random passwords. Which indeed works quite well on servers, as ...
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See who is logged in remotely from what machine

We have 1 user account that everyone uses to log in remotely to one machine [Windows Server 2003 box]. For example, the machine everyone needs to remote into is called ABC. Someone on another ...
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determine if computer is in use locally before accessing with remote desktop

We often access client machines using remote desktop. Sometimes, when we think their machine is free, we find out (since we use their username to login) that we just kicked them off while they were in ...
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Mac Citrix Viewer, remote desktop curly braces

I am connecting to work from my Mac via Citrix Viewer 11.8.2 (255309). To access my development VM with Visual Studio 2012, I need to use remote desktop from the Citrix machine. I can type curly ...
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Remote Desktop from outside of the network stopped working

Remotely connecting to our server using an external IP ending in 188 is no longer working. None of the rules have changed. Below is a link for the rules on our SonicWall NSA 3500. I have tried ...
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Make an application inside an RDP-session flash the RDP-taskicon

I have a long-running app going inside an RDP-session. This is a small app that I have written myself, so full source is available if I need it. Since I'm rather forgetful, I would like to have this ...
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Is there a log file for RDP connections (with system-name)

Is there any possible way to know the system name of the system which has taken the system remotely? From the logs we are able to know the username (but these are generic login IDs) and the IP (but we ...
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Directly accessing Hyper-V console via RDP

I am wondering if there is a chance to directly connect to a VMs console via RDP. It seems the hyper-v manager is basicaly doing the same when connecting to a VMs console.
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Can you enable Remote Desktop Connection on a new first-turned-on Windows PC via a CD/USB stick WITHOUT a monitor?

I have a specific problem. I'm trying to get a relative to setup a new PC for me. The issue is there is no monitor installed! When it arrives I want a relative to plug it in (just the basics, power ...
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What limitations are there when I try to run an Adobe Creative Cloud application as a RemoteApp?

I posted this as a question on Adobe Forums, but after waiting a while, there have been no replies and low views. I'm planning on installing [Adobe Creative Cloud] applications on a Windows Server ...
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Remote Desktop IP conflict

We have several outside users who connect to our server using the external IP. Everything has been configured correctly and it has worked for several years. Two days ago we had a test firewall (new ...
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RDP from *nix to Windows using a PEM file

I am trying to connect to an AWS Windows server using a .pem file. While I normally use Remmina to connect to Windows systems I manage, I haven't found an option for adding a key file. Is there a way ...
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Unable to browse local drives on Remote Desktop

When I'm on Remote Desktop my local drives are listed in Windows Explorer under This PC. But I can't open them (nothing happens when I click on them)! I can browse the drives if I use \tsclient\C I ...
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Can access wamp through browser, but cannot access computer

Ok. First off, I am not able to access the physical computer until tomorrow, when I get back to work. With that being said, I wont mark any solution, until tomorrow (at least). With that out of the ...
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How do I configure Apple Remote Desktop 3.7 to connect to ARD clients outside of Lan?

I am at a Starbucks at the moment and wanted to check my ARD client a MacBook pro with the ARD 3.7 client Using Apple Remote Desktop 3.7 Administrator but cannot connect. I can connect on local ...
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Use VPN for only one RDP connection in Ubuntu

I'm not an expert in networking stuff. I have a CISCO VPN connection set up, to connect my computer at my work, using a VPN connection, and Remmina. This works fine, but all my internet traffic goes ...
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Windows-7 Pro Remote Desktop stopped going full screen

Was working perfect; remote desktop of laptop filled entire screen of workstation's 2nd monitor. But now it's just a scrolling window that fills only 2/3. Workstation: 2013 DELL OPTIPLEX 9010 ...
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No local disk (:C) in Remote Desktop Connection after update of Windows defender

I can not see my local disk (:C) in a Remote Desktop Connection. The local disk drive is selected in Local devices and resources under More under Local resources. I have used the local disk in remote ...
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How do I get administrator access to my PC using a secondary account and Remote Desktop?

The issue My pc's graphics card died out on me a week ago. I need to be able to control the pc remotely. Specs PC is connected to home network via cable to router. PC is running Windows 8.0 ...
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How to force Windows Battery/Power notifications to display over RDP sessions

I have fast machine with SSDs and when the low battery notification for 10% etc pops up, I don't always see it if I'm working in a full screen RDP Session. I've set my PC to hibernate on low battery, ...
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Ctrl+Shift sometimes “sticks” in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting to a Linux machine from Windows using Remote Desktop Connection client. When using Ctrl+Shift+key combinations, it often (but not always) ends up in a state where it thinks Shift is ...
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Allow Non-Administrator Users to Access Windows 7 Home Premium Via Remote Desktop

We know that we can access Windows 7 Home Premium via Remote Desktop via some workarounds. But now, after enabling Remote Desktop, I'd like to allow some users outside of the Administrators group to ...
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Accept Remote Desktop Connections in Windows 7 Home Premium

Windows 7 Home Premium does not support incoming Remote Desktop connections by default (i.e. as a Terminal Services server). But, do ways exist to enable Remote Desktop (server) via a registry ...
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VDI not detecting any virtual machines

When I try to create a Virtual Desktop collection in server 2012 r2 remote desktop services, the setup process does not detect any of the virtual machines that I have created and sysprepped. Its in a ...
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Remote Desktop with few options: troubleshooting

I need to remote desktop my laptop to my pc. They sit right next to each other. The laptop and the PC are on different DNS, Subnet, and Gateway addresses. (They are using different routers). So I ...
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Block RDP connections except over VPN

I want to do allow 3389 port(RDP) only through VPN connection, not normally. How can I do this? I have configured VPN server in Mikrotik. I have blocked all traffic except http and https by firewall ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 touchscreen driver? (ON Hyper-V)

I have a Windows Server (2008 R2 Enterprise) running in a Hyper-V environment and I tend to use remote desktop on my Nexus 5 when using the server. Because of this I need to have perfect accuracy when ...
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Neither Alt + Tab nor Alt + PageUp / PageDown works in RDP

In my remote desktop (in full screen mode), Alt+Tab doesn't work. Even the alternative, Alt+PageUp / PageDown doesn't work. Does anyone know what could be the problem and how to resolve it? MY RDP ...
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Mikrotik Firewall rule: block all connection except to VPN server

As the title says I need to block all the connection to mikrotik router from outside except connection to VPN server. Then allow Remote desktop to LAN's system over VPN(either L2TP/IPSec or PPTP) from ...
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Keyboard and mouse stop working over VPN on iMac but not MacBook

I have a 2008 iMac 24 and an old white MacBook. I connect to work using a VPN. Using Microsoft Remote Desktop on the iMac 24, the mouse and keyboard stop responding and I have to kill the remote ...
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Experiencing delays in keystrokes for Visual Studio over RDP

Does anyone have a suggestion for tweaking the performance of VS2010 over RDP? I'm not even convinced it's an RDP issue, as VS is the only app that has lag between actions (sometimes several seconds ...
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x2x error on Debian: Can not open display

Here is a problem I have been trying to figure out for the last month. I have two computers with Debian Whezy (7.1, KDE4). One of them has keyboard and mouse attached (local). When I want to use the ...
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Remote Desktopping - 1 computer control 30

Is there a remote desktop solution that will allow one computer to control 30? I have 30 student computers in a computer lab all displaying the same webpage. I want the teacher to be able to click ...
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How to adapt remote computer's resolution when connecting with RDP?

When I'm using RDP in my home network, the resolution of the remote computer would adapt to the resolution of the connecting PC. This way, I can connect from my small laptop to my big screen desktop ...
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How remote connection with IP addres and name of server

I have IP addres, names of server (three server on 1 IP), login and password. Server is Windows Server 2012. How I can connect to remote desktop (I have access to OS Windows 7)?
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Remote Desktop Connection: Slow network connection

I am based in Hongkong. I have a Windows Virtual Desktop Installation in New York City. When I connect using Remote Desktop Connection, I see this message box. What is the impact of either choice? ...
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Increased data usage on a VPN connection

I have been working on a remote computer over a VPN connection using Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection. I RDP from my laptop (with non-HD display). Recently my wife has also been working from home ...
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How can I connect to a headless Windows box whose IP address is unknown?

I have a headless Windows 7 Pro 32-bit box with no graphics. I connect to it with RDP over the LAN. I have set it up as a DHCP client (with the server providing a static address) with an alternate ...
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cannot view remote desktop using vino if VNC, SSH protocols are used

I can view my remote desktop through Remote Desktop viewer(vinagra) using RDP protocol. But I cannot see the whole desktop but only a part of it. Also if I start vinagra using SSH/VPN protocol,it just ...
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Exchange server 2013 and Remote Desktop service on server 2012

I am new to Microsoft server OS. I have been trying to install exchange 2013 on it, however during the prerequisites check it threw an error saying unsupported OS. On further research I found that ...
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Remote desktop - log-on as the same user remotely

Imagine this use-case. I have PC at my workplace and a notebook I can carry home. After my working hours, I lock the session and go home. Then at home, I want to be able to connect to the PC ...
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teamviewer display is slow to refresh

I'm using teamviewer from time to time to connect my portable computer with my desktop computer when I need to check on something (personal use). One of the main things I've been noticing is that it ...