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 use teamviewer if the remote computer has restarted?

I do not know if it feasible or not but here is the problem and my proposed solution (only what I though I can do). I have a computer that I use in my work. I installed team viewer and I log into it ...
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Mouse Not Working in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting from a work computer running Windows 7 Enterprise to my home computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I am able to connect and the keyboard works just fine, but the mouse is not visible or ...
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Change RDP Port of Windows 2012 R2 server running in amazon AWS

How do I change the RDP port number of Windows 2012 R2 server running in Amazon AWS? I could change the port number by going here: ...
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Windows 10 “auto login” after connecting via rdp (mstsc)

After Upgrading 2 of my PCs (same LAN network) to Windows 10 (coming from Win8.1) i tried to setup my old Remote Configurations. When i connect via rdp (mstsc.exe) I'm getting the active session of ...
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RDP log files location in Windows 7 or 8

I used RDP a few times on my Windows 7 PC, before upgrading to Windows 8. I was wondering if there are any log files associated with RDP sessions in Windows 7 and if so, what is the physical location ...
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How to disable color dithering for low-bit-depth screen settings?

I am using Terminal Services and TeamViewer a lot to access other computers, partly over slow networks. The problem described below is not affected by which of the two remote access services I am ...
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Can't edit Local Security Policy in Windows 7

I'm trying to add users to the Access this computer from the network User Rights Assignment policy but the 'Add' button is disabled: I'm connecting to the machine via RDP using the local ...
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Teamviewer for Mac keeps rejecting my Authentification for my Teamviewer Account (List of my Devices)

I just wanted to use the latest Teamviewer (10.0.38xxx) on my mac to connect me to my Windows PC (Latest Teamviewer installed by the time beeing, can't get the exact version number right now for the ...
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Windows 7 remote session not responding, restart remotely?

I have a Windows 7 desktop that I login to remotely. Something happened and one of the programs froze, and caused the session to freeze. I can remote into the system and get to the login screen, but ...
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SSH into remote computer from home (Port foward)

Sometimes the VPN at my friend's place goes down and there ends up being no way to access his computer remotely. I was looking up SSH port forwarding but do not really understand what I'm reading. ...
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How to shut down a Windows 8.1 Pro computer in remote session?

When you right click the Windows 8.1 "start" button, you get some options to quickly perform common tasks, e.g. to shut down, reboot, or put the computer to sleep. But when you're using the computer ...
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Remote Desktop doesn't recognize username change

There are two active user accounts on the Windows 7 Professional server, Owner, and Guest. Owner is an Administrator with a password. Guest is the default Guest account with no password, but has ...
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Connecting to remote desktop from windows through ssh

I am sitting on a Windows computer, on a network, that doesn’t allow me to connect to a Windows server outside the network on RDP - however I am able to SSH into a third server outside the network. ...
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File cut-and-paste over RDP works as copy-and-paste

When I cut a file on the remote machine and paste it to the local machine, the file is copied OK, but the remote file is not deleted. Is this behavior by design, or am I missing something?
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Mouse does not work with Remote Desktop

I have a Win 7 64-bit Pro desktop that I am trying to run Remote Desktop on to connect to my Windows Home Server 2011 server. When I connect, my server's desktop is visible and I can see and move my ...
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RDP Not Working Properly Remotely Windows Server 2012

I run a Windows 2012 server, I am having some issues using RDP. Up until a few days ago it was working perfectly from outside my network,however now it won't work. To be more specific it logs me in ...
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Remote Desktop closes with Fatal Error (Error Code: 5)

We have one PC (Windows XP SP3) that we can not log onto using a Remote Desktop session. Logging on to the PC directly (sitting in front of it using the connected keyboard and monitor) work fine. ...
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Win10 can be remoted to destop(using mstsc) from Win8 or Win7?

I installed win10 preview ,then on Win7 to remote to Win10(using mstsc),I can't using the any appliaction: just show the title bar but not show the content. Now, I want to install Win10 but I'm not ...
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What's the way to stream teacher's desktop on students' desktop in Windows?

How do you stream media and text to multiple screens simultaneously with Windows on a private network? This is our situation: We don't have any projector in our classroom. It's needed to give ...
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Unable to open more than 1 RDP session at a time

A user has lately been experiencing an issue when trying to connect to 2 different RDP sessions at a time. They will connect to one ok but when trying to connect to another, the session does not ...
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How would I remap Mac CMD to CTRL keys in Remote Desktop Connection for Mac application?

I sometimes have to use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection for Mac for remote access to a Windows 7 machine from an iMac running MacOS X 10.6.6 (Snow Leopard). Making the mental switch to use the ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop can't interact with remote machine

I have remote chrome desktop installed on my home laptop and a desktop at another location. On several occasions, I have connected to the laptop and instead of working normally, it isn't working at ...
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How to debug Remote Desktop Connection when intranet connection works, but not external

How can I setup Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) when I've exhausted all my known searchable resources? I am attempting to set up Remote Desktop Connection on my Windows 7 Ultimate version and have ...
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Connecting via Remote Desktop to machine with Public network location?

I have two Windows 7 computers connected on the same network via a switch. I'll call one "local" and the other "remote". When I connected the remote computer to my network I chose the network ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop with Windows 10 headless NAS, No Physical Mouse attached, Cannot see mouse pointer, Mouse emulator

Just moved to Windows 10, love the new look, issue is my NAS is Headless and I use a HDMI emulator so as to activate the display when I connect to it locally/remotely via Chrome Remote Desktop. The ...
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Copy and paste, Remote desktop application from Windows pc to Linux

How can I enable copy and paste in the Remote desktop application? it used to work but it has stopped for some reason I don't know. clipboard driver is enabled; and so is the local C folder. I don't ...
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x2go (NX) - client folder sharing not working

I am working on setting up a X2GO server, which is using the NX libraries to provide remote desktop. Installed it on Ubuntu 14.04 (a VM within XenServer), with LXDE desktop and the corresponding ...
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How to mirror my display to a remote xserver

We have got a big screen in our office connected to an old pc, whose only purpose is to display information generated by software such as munin, nagios, etc. It is running debian with xfce to be able ...
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Alternate solution for Microsoft Remote Assistance in server 2012 R2

We have a windows server 2012 server with terminal server configured for multi user login. That server is being used as the Thin-client server as well as RDP server which will be accessed by our ...
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Install VNC Server via RDP on Windows 2008 Server

I have a need to allow multiple users to view the same remote session on a Windows 2008 server. The server is cloud-based and is virtual. I have no physical access to it. I've tried several different ...
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Using Remote Desktop, connect to a Windows 7 domain user account without first logging on locally?

I have a dell laptop (henceforth we'll call this the server) running Windows 7 Enterprise. The server is part of my company's domain. My primary user account is a domain account. When I am at home ...
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I installed Ubuntu on my parents computer. Besides SCP, is there a lazy way to drag and drop movies from my computer to theirs?

I installed Ubuntu on my parents computer. Besides SCP, is there a lazy way to drag and drop movies from my computer to theirs? Should I use a virtual desktop? maybe a nautilus plugin or maybe scp ...
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Why does remote desktop not work for me by computer name [closed]

Hi there i am working in the organization and i am not accessible my pc through RDC by name it gives me an error and only can be access through IP in the organization. I first used to rdc the pc by ...
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How to print screen in Remote Desktop Client (RDS) on Mac OS X?

I'm using version 2.1.0 of Remote Desktop Client on my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6). How do I use the fn or cmd call to simulate a print screen on the remote system?
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Windows TS licensing not allowing more than 2 connections

I have two servers both running Windows Server 2012 R2. One has the Remote Desktop License Role and the other has the rest of the RD roles (Session Host, Broker, Web Access). I have the license server ...
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Windows Remote Desktop fails through VPN until browsing to network share

I'm using GlobalProtect from Palo Alto to establish a connection to another location. Then I try to use windows remote desktop to a machine (by IP or computer name) and get the following error: ...
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Mouse cursors position not refreshing on remote desktop connection from mac to pc

I established a remote desktop connection from a Mac to a Windows RDP client. The keyboard works fine, but the mouse cursor only refreshes, when I click on an item. How can I make the cursor always ...
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Firefox disappears after RDP Session being closed, but process still active (Debian)

I've installed xrdp, vnc4server, xfce4 and xfce4-terminal on my debian server to have a desktop on it and want to run firefox on it which should permanently have a tab open. My problem is, when I ...
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Connecting via windows remote control to Centos(Xrdp)

I'm having a problem of printing text in code editor via rdp. I think problem arise especially using shift + key and F1- F6 keys, for example: When trying to print ":", I usually get: ...
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Review RDP Session from TCPDump

Is it possible to visualize a RDP-Session (ie. convert to video) if you have the tcpdump (containing the entire session) and all involved cryptographic keys (client and server)?
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How do I set up non local network folder sharing?

I am not a tech savvy person so this may be very easy to solve or not solvable at all, or perhaps there is a better way that I am not thinking of... The Situation: Three (3) Desktop Computers ...
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Certificate not trusted over Win7 to Win7 Remote Desktop connection

I'm experiencing a certificate issue while connecting two Windows 7 machines together via Remote Desktop. I have installed the certificate, but I'm getting a message that says the cert is not trusted. ...
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How can I change the default location/action of 'Open Outlook Data File' in Outlook 2010?

I have recently deployed a Remote Desktop Host server that functions as a remote Microsoft Office 2010 work space for users. In part of the locking down of this server I have installed all programs on ...
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Remote Desktop ActiveX control does not match version of client shell

When I try to launch "Remote Desktop Connection" in win7 ultimate 64 I get the following message: The Remote Desktop Services ActiveX control (mstscax.dll) does not match the version of the client ...
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Can I use touch input instead of a cursor with Chrome Remote Desktop?

I'm currently using my mobile device to access my laptop running Windows 8.1 via the Chrome Remote Desktop app. It works fine, however I find it not user friendly having to drag my finger across the ...
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cannot connect with Remote desktop in windows 8.1 using RDP file

I am having difficultie connecting to a remote computer using my dell notebook with windows 8.1 I have connected to this computer many times before using Linux (Remmina and/or KRDC) without any ...
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Configuring static IP address for using Remote Desktop Connection

I have a static IP address provided by my ISP. I have three machines at my home. I want to remotely access one of my machines (Windows Server 2003) using Remote Desktop Connection from any location. ...
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MS remote desktop “remote app” in a window?

Is it possible to run an MSTSC / remote desktop "remote app" in a self contained Window? My organisation recently switched from Citrix to RDP, however when using multiple remote applications with a ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working on Windows 8.1

I am having an issue with RDP on Windows 8.1. Just several days ago RDC worked fine but now it does not. VPN connects ok but not RDC. The tips on sysprobs.com are good but did not help. When I ...
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Cannot connect RDP on first try if running via bat or task scheduler. Works if done manually

I'm currently on Windows 8.1 using a TermServer wrapper to enable self RDP connections. The idea is running a Kiosk like system that loads up a single front end, then provides a separate profile ...