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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Not able see anything on RDB screen after ending an explorer.exe task

I accidentally ended an explorer.exe task for a Windows Server 2008 R2 on the remote desktop connection. After that I can't see anything on RDP. How do I restore again to get back all the icons on ...
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When using RDC to access From my virtual Box to my physical computer (same place)

I have been trying to RDC from my virtual box (windows 7) to my physical windows 7 so I can transfer some files, since the copy and paste don't work in Virtual Box, but it tries to log in it shows a ...
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Reboot Windows 7 remotely, stuck at Windows Boot Manager screen

I have set up a windows software RAID on my Windows 7 PC. I want to remotely reboot the PC, but when I do this it gets to the following screen and waits for user input: I can't see any countdown ...
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Error in Remote Desktop connection through SSH

We are implementing new method access to Remote Desktop from clients through SSH server. We use cygwin to implement that. In the sshd_config file of the server we do the following settings, Port 1234 ...
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connect 2 PC's together via the PSTN using dial up modems

I want to connect 2 PC's together via the PSTN using dial up modems and run remote desktop. Both machines have Windows 8. Both have modems. I know there are speed issues and that there are more ...
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Cannot Access Windows 10 Desktop Using Remote Desktop

Remote PC is running Windows 7 Pro (W7). Host PC is running Windows 10 Pro (W10). I can connect to W10 using Remote Desktop, I get a new desktop. I cannot connect to W10 and get the local desktop. W7 ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop into Admin/Console session

I have been trying to remote desktop from a Windows 10 client into a headless computer running Windows 10. I have not been able to log into the console session as shown by qwinsta. I have tried the /...
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Is it possible to access an Azure D2 virtual machine running Windows 10 using Teamviewer at 4K (i.e., UHD or 3840x2160) resolution

With an MSDN subscription, I am running a Windows 10 development machine on Microsoft Azure. My local machine has a 3840 x 2160 monitor. I am able to take advantage of the 4K monitor when I connect ...
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Installed x11vnc onto Opensuse 12.3, but tightvnc says computer refuses connection

First, let me say that I have never used linux before, so this might be super basic. I'm just trying to get set up a remote desktop connection from my windows computer to a linux computer. I followed ...
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Able to connect using SSH but not given CLI on remote server

I have been trying to use SSH to browse files on a hosting server for which I have valid credentials. I am able to connect using: ssh <username>@<ip address> -p <port> And ...
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Prevent users from stealing remote sessions (Windows 7)

We have multiple users logging into the same computer remotely with the same account using Windows Remote Desktop. If somebody is currently remotely logged in, another person would only get a note ...
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Can Windows be set to not prompt the local user for a password after a remote desktop user has logged off?

I have a Windows machine that I use as an HTPC and server. I sometimes log in to it using Remote Desktop, using the same username/password of the user who is normally logged in. After I end the RDP ...
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How can I use my office computer at home seeing it in a window? [closed]

I know I can do it but I don't know how. The university had a pdf how to use PuTTy, but it's not what I like. I want to see the desktop in a window so I can easily go to my folders and take a file I ...
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Is there a way to get Windows to provide an alert when someone logs into my computer remotely?

Looking at the answers and comments to this question, it seems that user log-ins can be monitored by checking for Event ID 4624 in the event logs. Is there a way (through event logs, group policy, or ...
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How to get a list of users who has logged on to a remote computer?

I'm using a remote computer with admin rights. But looks like that someone has logged on this remote computer while I'm not logged and disturbed my running work. Question: How to know who has logged ...
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Lubuntu reconnect session via xrdp

On the windows machine if you connect via RDP from any place, you are connecting to the same session and it is active until you logoff/restart/shutdown computer. When I am trying to connect to Lubuntu ...
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how to switch languages in lubuntu 15.04 over XRDP

It is very strange but I can not find the way how to switch languages in Lubuntu 15.04 when connected to it via XRDP. I've added new language in Preferences -> Keyboard input methods. It opened "IBus ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop: Multiple Users for one desktop?

I'm trying to create remote desktop users that all share the same account. All I've been able to do right now is create different users but when each one log's in, they get their own desktop (& ...
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Remote Desktop used for spying

I'm concerned that someone who owned this computer, then gave it to me, is still able to connect to it and I'm worried about my security. The person had a profile (account?) on the home screen ...
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Remote Desktop on VPS : how to keep connection alive?

I have a Windows 2003 VPS running a lot of processes. Most of them works well even if nobody is logged on, but there are some processes that simules keyboard presses that only works when i'm logged on....
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Connect via remote desktop to server using direct ethernet connection and APIPA address

I recently set up a headless Windows 10 machine to run some shared software that we only have one license for. I want to be able to use remote desktop to connect to it and take control, but I am ...
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User gets logged on with temporary profile - Windows 2012 R2 RDS

We have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS running as a virtual machine. From time to time, no specific shedule identifiable, a user session will be redirected to a temporary profile. Whenever this happens we ...
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Cannot connect to xrdp

When I am connecting to my XRDP (xubuntu 14.04) I see the login screen, I am entering username and password and it trying to connect. Then I see following screen: and the session closes automatically....
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How is a VPN different from manually downloading and uploading data through the server?

Today I needed to download some files through a website which was blocked by my ISP. So, I spun up a VPS and decided to download it there and upload it to Dropbox, which was accessible through my ...
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Saving as PDF differences from one PC to another using Remote Desktop Connection

I have a VM running Windows Server 2008 and there is a web application deployed on a Tomcat instance that is installed on that machine. Tomcat is configured to run as a service on behalf the local ...
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Second 'fake"monitor via RDP?

We remotely administer computers via Teamviewer but some of the workstations only show a black image. The workaround is to create a dummy monitor (see: this post). The problem is that we can't do it ...
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Cannot connect to VRDE session

I'm trying to connect to a headless virtual machine, but the connection keeps on being closed: $ rdesktop 192.168.1.8:5012 Autoselected keyboard map en-us ERROR: Connection closed VRDE seems to be ...
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How to access a Hyper-V virtual machine remotely with Remote Desktop?

Right now I have a physical server with Windows Server 2012 in which I am running a windows 7 virtual machine with Hyper-V Manager. How can I access this specific virtual machine without going through ...
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View & Control Alcatel 4016x on pc?

I've asked this question on another site but no answer yet and also don't know if I'm doing right by askin here. I have an Alcatel 4016X pixi2 and I want to View & Control this device on my pc ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - One Desktop, no matter the user

I'm looking to link many Windows Servers into a Windows Domain. If possible, i would like to set up users for each person with access. However when they RDP into a server, i want it to act like they ...
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VPN / RDP without a router

Is it possible to setup a remote desktop connection, or a VPN into my notebook, if I don't have a router (thus cannot do port forwarding) ? I am connected to a student residence network, straight ...
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What protocol does TeamViewer use?

I was just teaching someone a little about SSH & VNC. I said I'd show him some things with TeamViewer. Then he asked me "Soo.. is this a VNC client? And I wasn't sure. What protocol does ...
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Deadlock when adding untrusted certificate to keychain running MS Remote Desktop Client on Mac OS X 10.10.5

I am experiencing a strange, frustrating, and seemingly nondeterministic issue using the MS RDP client on Mac OS X 10.10.5. Here are the steps to reproduce the issue: Open Microsoft Remote Desktop ...
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Excel's ActiveX controls' fonts explode when accessed via RDP - why?

Amongst other problems with using ActiveX controls in Excel, accessing the worksheet on a PC via RDP seems to cause the ActiveX fonts to explode : This is on Excel 2010 Standard running on fully-...
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XP Remote Desktop Connection broken by remote assistance

I've been using RDC to use another workstation downstairs. But today I can't get in except by restarting the target computer. Once I've logged in, either locally or over RDC, I can't connect again. ...
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Change screen resolution from RDC session

I connect remotely to two workstations (different projects) from my OS X (El Capitan; 10.11) computer: Client A Citrix Receiver/Viewer for Mac OSX 12.0.0 (321559) Microsoft Remote Desktop (Windows; ...
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Disabling auto log off in Windows Server

I want to run GUI tests on my Windows Server 2012. So first I connect to my server remotely and then disconnect by using tscon: %windir%\System32\tscon.exe RDP-Tcp#NNN /dest:console as described by ...
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Printing to a Zebra Printer on a Mac running Remote Desktop

I am running Microsoft Remote Desktop on a Mac (OS 10.7) and remoting into a Windows 2008 Server. I am printing a Crystal Report label on a Zebra Lp2844 printer. The driver is installed on the Mac ...
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How secure is printing via RDP

Does anyone know if I print something on a remote machine to a local printer via remote desktop RDP on a public network, is the content of the print job encrypted?
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Is there a PowerShell Command that can change the gpedit setting to Restrict Remote Desktop users to a single session?

I have to set up servers often, and am developing a base setup script to configure our group's most standard practices. We often have to enable more than one session for a remote user. So what I'm ...
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I can not connect to RDP or microsoft edge, but other applications work

I have a problem with my laptop. I cannot connect to any RDP session while other laptops can do this. I also cannot connect to Microsoft Edge. I can connect to Google Chrome though. When connecting ...
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Windows 8 RDP autologout for specific user after n minutes idle

I require an autologout on my RDP Session for only my user after n minutes idle time. Is there a program or a setting to achieve this only for my account?
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Chrome and Firefox not working in RDP session

I have a server and many low end laptops at home. I'm using a single user login (xxx@hotmail.com) to access the server from all laptops using Windows RDP (like the one in this case). I'm using ...
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Windows 10 problems with sounds causing problems in file system and RDC

Has anyone else had these issues, I have found that if I turn remote sounds off in the RDC session before I connect I have no problems, if I turn them back on it will connect but as soon as you try to ...
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RDP from Win8 to XP Pro Suddenly Stopped Working - “Can't Connect to Remote Computer”

A colleague of mine has RDP set up on her win8 home computer to connect to her XP Pro work computer on a different network. She had this running on her Win8 desktop and Win8 laptop and they were both ...
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Cannot connect to any rdp session and cannot connect to microsoft edge

I have a problem with a client. I cannot connect to any RDP session while all my other clients can. I also cannot connect to Microsoft Edge. I can connect to Google Chrome though. I got the error: An ...
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Remote Desktop: PC (2 screens) --> Mac (1 screen)

I have what I believe is a fringe case, but it would be cool to find a solution. I have a Windows machine that I would like to use to connect over my home network to a Mac laptop I have. This I can ...
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Enabling graphics acceleration for OpenGL over remotely via VPN from Ubuntu client(my laptop)to Windows server(computation is here)

I have an access to Internet via a Wifi. Then, I have a VPN connection established from my Ubuntu laptop to a LAN network. In that network there is my Windows Machine where computation happens using ...
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How can I boost clipboard sync over RDP on my local network?

I have two computers on the same network, one of them has two monitors. On the one with two monitors I like to have RDP open on one monitor that is always connected to the other computer. Everything ...
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Files in the homefolder not appearing immediately

I have a situation which I do not understand. In our domain environment we have homefolders for each user. Then we have a terminal server(Windows 8 R2) which is running some accounting application ...