Remote Desktop is Microsoft's software that allows a user to access applications and data on a remote computer over a network.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
0answers
2 views

VNC glitch Mac to Ubuntu

I can connect to Ubuntu 14.04 from my Mac OSX 10.11.4 using VNC Viewer I'm presented with a black screen and a mouse cursor. When I right click the mouse I see a context menu popout on the remote ...
2
votes
1answer
14 views

Outlook 2016 won't connect to Office 365 anymore after LogMeIn Himachi install

I installed Bitdefender and Hamachi successfully on my desktop; however, after installing Hamachi, my Outlook can't connect to the server anymore. I uninstalled Hamachi and it works again so I ...
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

How can we remote desktop and remotely access shares, when our router is behind another router, in an office environment?

We've just moved office into a shared building with a communal internet connection and I'm unsure how we would go about accessing SMB shares, remote desk topping, or setting up a VPN in this ...
3
votes
4answers
4k views

How to fix AHK to send keys to RDP fullscreen?

How do you get AutoHotKey hotkeys to work with Remote Desktop in fullscreen on Windows 7?
0
votes
1answer
23 views

While editing e.g. code, documents via Remote Desktop, select gets stuck (Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2012)

I frequently edit documents and code over remote desktop. I've noticed frequently select gets 'stuck', particularly when I use ctrl+ for jumping words while selecting text. Occasionally using crtl+...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

RDS 2012 R2 - Shadow Session error

We use the UI on our Connection Broker frequently to shadow RDS sessions. Occasionally, when initiating a remote session, we get the error "Can't get IPv4 or IPv6 address for VM ". The connection ...
20
votes
3answers
40k views

What does the “Bitmap Caching” option do in the Remote Desktop Client?

This setting has always confused me: What exactly does the Bitmap Caching option in the Windows Remote Desktop Client do? I understand that it is supposed to improve connection performance, but ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Is it posible to boot up a computer while on a diffrent network and then use it to play games?

A friend was trying to set up Wake on Wan and mentioned it to me. After hearing about this I was wondering if it would be possible to boot up my computer and somehow launch steam (using screen share) ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Remote desktop hangs on “Configuring session”

This has been asked already but none of the solutions provided is working for me. The problem started as an interment thing, when it happened, I would wait for sometime and try again as it would work ...
5
votes
2answers
12k views

How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

When I user remote desktop to connect to a Window 7 Professional computer (using win7 pro RDP) it first prompts me for my password: after successfully authenticating there, it connects to the ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

remote desktop crashes when browse visual studio projects

so I am working on a remote desktop, which is for a remote server(this server is hosting the online version of the web app that I am developing, but I am developing a local copy,also stored on that ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Enabling Remote Connection through FIrewall with Firewall diasbled

I'm running a dedicated server with Windows Server 2012 R2. Recently I locked myself out by Enabling Windows Firewall. No port rule was in place so the remote connection got blocked completely. I ...
36
votes
4answers
113k views

What's the difference between RDP vs VNC?

What's really the difference between the RDP and VNC? They both provide the same function and features?
0
votes
2answers
30 views

How to provide a verified server certificate for Remote Desktop (RDP) connections to Windows 10

We have a Windows 10 Pro machine at our office which has an open port to the internet for incoming remote desktop connections (a ‘host’). It is well protected by complex password and limited number of ...
-1
votes
0answers
26 views

How to connect remote computer using microsoft remote desktop using source port 80

i want to use the computer from office to connect the computer in my home. Originally, the rdp of $m is using 3389, Normally the situation is OFFICE (random port > 50000) ------> HOME (3389) ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Xbox One - Access Windows Remote Desktop Connection

Is there a client (or another way) for the Xbox One to connect to a Windows PC over Remote Desktop Connection?
0
votes
3answers
29 views

Can Windows-7 Remote Desktop into a MacBook?

I want to program on my MacBook Pro from my huge Windows 7 monitors. I've enabled Remote Login and Remote Mgmt at the MacBook. MacBook and Windows-7 desktop on same LAN. Windows-7 Network explorer ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Windows 10 RDP and Network Share Mounting Stopped Working

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. Even before the upgrade, RDP stopped working, and after the upgrade, mounting network shares worked, but then stopped working all of a sudden. I have rebooted ...
1
vote
1answer
430 views

Windows 10 won't wake from sleep for remote desktop

Windows 10 also won't run scheduled backups if sleeping. RDP and Acronis work properly if computer is not asleep. Wake on LAN is enabled. Help needed, thanks.
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to disable/remap app shortcuts in Microsoft RDP Client (Mac to Windows)

I connect to Windows 7 from OSX Yosemite using Microsoft Remote Desktop. In windows we have the following mappings: Start+1 = Run first application in the task bar Start+2 = Run second application ...
6
votes
2answers
16k views

Ctrl Alt Delete on RDP with Macbook installed windows 7

I have Macbook with Windows 7 installed and connected to Windows 2012 server with Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection. How can I run Ctrl + Alt + Delete on Windows 2012 Server? Thanks in advance.
2
votes
2answers
452 views

Restrict Remote Desktop access to specific users to specific servers in a domain environment?

I have a domain controller and I want to allow certain user accounts Remote Desktop access to certain servers in the same domain. There are many servers that can be accessed via the Remote Desktop ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Remote Desktop disconnects after reaching “Estimating connection quality…”

I'm connecting to a Windows 8 machine from a Windows 7 machine. When I try to RDP in to the machine, it prompts me for my credentials, then zooms through the process of connecting until it reaches "...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Black areas when using RDP and Hyper-V VM console

OK, So when I use RDC (Remote Desktop Connection) to connect to a remote machine, the screen is full of random black areas. The way I managed to resolve this was by unchecking Persistent bitmap ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

RDP connections keep dropping

I have an odd problem on my notebook (HP Pavilion dv7). My Internet connection seems OK for the most part. But lately I've been having trouble with Remote Desktop connections. While I can connect ...
1
vote
2answers
97 views

Remote Desktop - Can't connect to remote machine from only 1 of my 3 work machines

I'm having an issue connecting to a remote machine (Win Server 2012) using Remote Desktop.. but the weird thing is I only have trouble connecting from one machine that I use. I can connect from two ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

is possible to remote desktop two users in one pc simultaneously in windows 7?

I wanted to remote desktop my two user account created in windows 7 simultaneously I have the concurrent patch for windows 7, however my modem router doesn't support remote desktop. is there any ...
16
votes
9answers
42k views

Remote Desktop doesn't maximize to fullscreen

I have a problem with Remote Desktop connection in Windows 7. When I connect to remote computer I would like to switch to fullscreen like I did in previous versions - just by clicking maximize. When I ...
7
votes
5answers
20k views

RDP Version Number?

Does any know how to get the RDP version Windows is running with?
2
votes
1answer
643 views

Windows Explorer won't show image thumbnails when using Remote Desktop

When I connect to my home Windows 8.1 server via RDP (using another win 8.1 computer) and open Explorer to show some folder containing images, I can't get it to show the actual thumbnails, only this: ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Does OpenCL work over Remote Desktop?

I have heard conflicting things about the ability of OpenCL with GPU working over remote desktop. Recently, I read that it can, if you have Windows 8 or greater? Is this true?
13
votes
8answers
36k views

How to better copy&paste big files over RDP?

Recently I was making a few attempts to copy&paste a big (1.2 GB) file to remote computer over RDP. The remote computer is virtual testing machine with MS Windows Server 2008 Datacenter. First ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Remote Desktop will not connect on port 3388

I use Remote Desktop to visit the desktops of other computers on my network. I have been also using Remote Desktop to access one of my computers from outside the network by using DynDns, port ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Tray Icon in Remote Apps

Is it possible to use Tray Icons in Windows Remote App on Windows Server 2012 R2? When starting an application which has a Tray Icon, it's currently not shown. Thanks a lot!
14
votes
4answers
10k views

How to enable concurrent outgoing RDP sessions?

On Windows 7 and below, I can easily fire up multiple RDP sessions to remote servers. Under Windows 8, when I run RDP a second time, it just brings the first instance to the foreground. How can I ...
0
votes
1answer
759 views

Android remote mouse: use data connection instead of WiFi

I've tried various Android remote mice apps that all require WiFi: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.djpsoft.remote&hl=en https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com....
44
votes
5answers
121k views

Can't copy and paste in Remote Desktop Connection session

Is it possible to copy and paste inside a Remote Desktop Connection session?
76
votes
3answers
216k views

Remote desktop without a password

I have an HTPC with a user that has no password and autologin. I want to be able to connect to it via Remote Desktop without a password, so I can login with the original user. (I don't want to add ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

“Your Credentials Did Not Work” on connect, but remoting into another machine first works

I'm trying to remote desktop into a win7 pro desktop across VPN. When I try to connect I get an error saying Your credentials did not work. The credentials that were used to connect to [computer] did ...
82
votes
4answers
133k views

How do you shutdown or restart a Windows computer over a Remote Desktop connection?

When I connect to my Windows 7 desktop computer via Remote Desktop (MSTSC.exe), the options under the Start Menu are "Log Off" (the default), "Lock", and "Disconnect". How do I restart (or shutdown)?
0
votes
0answers
7 views

hp prodesk 600-g1 serial communication failure when using remote desktop

I'm using Windows 7 Pro and running a proprietary old software program that accesses the serial port. The serial port is now a serial to USB 2.0 converter. The connection fails during use and stops ...
1
vote
2answers
67 views

Remote Desktop suddenly unable to connect to a computer on the network

Yesterday I had perfect Remote Desktop access to all the computers on my network. This morning, for apparently no reason, I am unable to connect to one of the computers on the network. The target ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Chrome Crashes on Remote Desktop

Sometimes (not all the time though) when I log into my computer through remote desktop, Chrome dies. Any subsequent time I open Chrome (whether still through the remote connection or even if I log on ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

RDP to PC on a different network (at work)

I have a home PC (big screen, good keyboard) and a small shitty company notebook. Notebook is used mainly to RDP to my PC at work. To see the work PC I need Junos Pulse VPN. Work PC is on 10.1.. ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

“Remote Desktop Services” missing from services.msc on Windows 7

I was using Remote Desktop on a Windows 10 machine to access a remote Windows 7 host this morning and everything was working OK. I needed to restart the remote host, and afterwards could not connect ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Switching Xfce workspaces with remote desktop

I use 5 workspaces with Xfce. I have two monitors. On one of the two screens of Workspace 1, I run Remmina for remote desktop to remote into a windows machine. Problem is, when I am working in ...
1
vote
2answers
11k views

Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

Remote Desktop Dropouts: “Because of an error in data encryption, this session will end.”

I'm getting some strange connection problems when trying to remote desktop to a Vista box. It connects and works for a while then disconnects with the following message: "Because of an error in ...
3
votes
3answers
9k views

Windows firewall blocks remote desktop with custom port

I was able to use my remote desktop with custom port when I was using Kaspersky Internet Security. Now, I have uninstalled my Kaspersky and switch to Avast!. Therefore, the windows firewall is turned ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Get hostname of a RDP client computer

I have a question which I'm sure has a simple solution, but it keeps eluding me. There's a server in the picture that is used by several people. All of them use the same account to log in. The only ...