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 move a Window that is taller than the screen so that the lower hidden part is shown

How to move an application Window that is taller than the screen so that the lower hidden part is shown? I tried using Alt-Del-M (or Alt-Space-M for direct display) to move the Window up but it ...
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Old Notebook as headless Server

I have an old Notebook (Dell D630, to be precise) which has a dead graphics card. Because I have an Windows-Server training through school i want to use that on it too. (Yay - Marketing has worked.) ...
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Allow trusted IP and Block others in Windows Server 2008 R2

For protection , I need to allow some trusted IP and block others. The solution I have tried: Create 2 inbound rules : Allow some IP and RDP IP Block All this resulted on blocking every ...
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log file for RDP connections to send email?

I was wondering if someone could help expand on this code to have it not only log the RDP connections with the time and date and user but to add the mac address, the external IP, and if possible to ...
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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 7 Remote Desktop Connection Magnificaiton

I have a visual impairment which means I use tools such as ZoomText and the magnifier tool. I need to RDC into another machine, but doing so removes any zooming ability, which is a real problem. Now ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection not working on VPN — another session in progress?

I have looked at many solutions online for the issue that I am having but they just don't seem to be applicable. I have a VPN connection and I am trying to remote desktop into a computer over the ...
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Logon with both tightVNC and RDP [on hold]

Is it possible to have a tightVNC and RDP login without one logging off the other?
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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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Open Source HTML5 RDP that can play sound [on hold]

I have had serious trouble finding a decent RDP gateway that could let me connect to a Windows Server (either Windows 2008 or Windows 7) through the Remote Desktop Protocol and at the same time ...
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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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PC to PC file transfer over internet

I use a Windows XP PC and have a file of about 700mb, that I would like to copy to another PC (Win XP) over internet. None of the PCs have have a static IP from ISP. How can I transfer the file? I ...
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Windows 8 RDP connection randomly dropping

Remote desktop connections from one Windows 8 (Pro, 64-bit) machine to another Windows 8 (Pro, 64-bit) machine are being dropped at seemingly random intervals. I can successfully reconnect immediately ...
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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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Suddenly Cut From Remote Desktop Session and Can't Log Back Into Any Session

I was literally in the middle of a remote desktop session doing work when all the sudden the session disconnected and now I can not log back into any session anywhere. I know it's not just the domain ...
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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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Why does remote desktop screen go black and stay that way for a minute whenver I restore a window from a maximized state, or maximize the window?

I'm connecting to a Windows 7 machine with desktop composition and all that turned on. It starts out in a non-composition mode where you can see portions of windows being drawn, but then it freezes ...
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Windows 8.1 session logoff on RDP disconnect

I installed fresh Win8.1 on a VM, enabled RDP access. Problem that I'm facing is that when I close RDP client my session and all my windows and applications got closed immediately. I need session to ...
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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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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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Unable to connect Remote Desktop unless the PC is logged in

I am unable to connect remote desktop on Remote-PC and also cannot connect to that PC teamviewer unless that desktop is once logged in by a remote user! After power failure system reboots to login ...
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where does copied file location of rdp resides in windows

In general while we copy in local windows the files resides at clipboard and it would be used from clipboard. Recently while working on rdp the normal copy paste works with ease which puzzled me ...
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RDP connection from Windows 7/8 to Server 2012 is slow

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 for development purposes at our office and noticed immediately that connecting via RDP is slow. It can take 5-10 seconds to connect at times, where as ...
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RDP connections changes target desktop icon positions [duplicate]

When connecting to my remote Windows 7 desktop with RDP, once I disconnect and later go back to this computer, all the desktop icons are rearranged from the way they had been, necessitating me to ...
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Inline images are lost when copying them to a RDP session

Observed behavior: Copy some text including an embedded image from an email in Outlook to the clipboard Paste the clipboard content to a RDP session into Word the text is pasted, the image itself ...
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Command Line RDP in windows 7/ server 2008 OR open source code

I was wondering if it possible to initiate a RDP session in windows that is purely on the command line, that is, login, passwords, directory traversal etc. If not, is there any open source project ...
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Is a remote RDP console session different from the real physical console?

Today I experienced something strange. We have several servers where a software interface application is running on the desktop. This application may run only once at a time (due to licensing) . ...
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Maximum distance wireless remote desktop computers can physically be from each other [closed]

My home computer is networked with my laptop via remote desktop. Is there a maximum distance they can be physically separated?
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“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 ...
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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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Can I just directly copy software such as Firefox with all plugins to another computer through Remote Desktop Connection?

I have to work on a remote computer and am able to copy files to it from my local desktop. A lot of my software such as Firefox and Spring Tool Suites have many custom plugins installed and it would ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Client vs. Remote Desktop

What is the difference between Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac and Microsoft Remote Desktop? Has the later replaced the former? Do they have the same functionality?
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Evoluent mouse user buttons assigned to cut/copy/paste don't work through Windows Remote Desktop

I have my Evoluent mouse user buttons assigned for cut/copy/paste (which saves a ton of time). This works great on my Windows 7 Pro desktop, and my other Evoluent mouse on my Win7 Pro laptop at work. ...
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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 ...
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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 a rise a specially using shift + key and F1- F6 keys, for example: When trying to print ":", I usually get: ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection to the same screen as on the monitor?

I'm running Windows Home Server. It's in my entertainment center, hooked to my TV, and I use it to listen to music and watch movies. Right now I have a keyboard and mouse stuck beside my TV so that ...
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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 ...
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Make UAC prompt in remote desktop not default to smart card

In a remote desktop session, both client and server are Windows 8 Pro (w/Media Center), UAC prompts appear as follows (username and Microsoft account e-mail intentionally obscured, it does appear ...
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Remote desktop session closes immediately after logging in

I have a Windows7 Ultimate x64 machine that I connect to via RDP from multiple places (a few WinXP/Win7 machines, a few iOS devices using different RDP clients). Everything works like a charm. But ...
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Remote Desktop visual GUI between two remote Linux computers?

All the answers I've read seem to relate to connecting Linux to Windows or Windows to Linux or Linux to Linux just using a terminal. I want to remotely connect to my Dads Linux Mint machine who ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS terminal session constant freeze, disconnects

I have installed Windows 2012 R2, using it to support 15 remote desktop users. I have installed Office 2007 open lic. The problem I am having is I start a session, then if I run any Office program, or ...
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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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TeamViewer 9 - TeamViewer Mutes System Sounds

I am interested in using TeamViewer as my replacement for LogMeIn, which recently announced the termination of their free remote control service. Since I am using TeamViewer, I decided that I want to ...
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Citrix Receiver is not fully redrawing the screen on a Raspberry Pi 2

Setup Information Device: Raspberry Pi 2, model B Image: RPiTC 2 Release 1.1 (Runs Debian) downloaded from http://rpitc.blogspot.com Updated to Citrix Receiver 13.2 ARMHF Issue When I connect using ...
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Cannot remote desktop with new IP address

our IP changed in the office and there are users trying to connect to the remote desktop through the new IP but it isnt working. i've checked the router and the port is still forwarded. i'm wondering ...
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Printing result in RDP is not clear

I need some help about redirected printer in Remote desktop Connection. I wonder why does the printing result of my client unit is not clear. I thought the problem is in the printer but when I tried ...