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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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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How can I enable multiple users login at a time in remote system?

Recently we bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2012 Standard.It's allowing 2 people at a time.So I want to allow more people at a time. How can I do this?
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Can't login Windows 2003 Standard

To log on to this remote computer, you must be granted the Allow log on through Terminal Services right. By default, members of the Remote Desktop Users group have this right. If you are not a ...
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Google Earth and Remote Desktop on LAN graphic card incompatibility

I have a Windows 7 PC with Google Earth installed. Sometimes I need to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to the Windows 7 PC. If I've Google Earth (Pro or not) already opened ...
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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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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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VPN tunnel RDP to VM that is connected to different 3rd party VPN

Here is the situation I'm in: I have a server that for sake of argument we will call the Blue machine. I have a VM inside the blue machine that we will call the purple machine. The purple machine ...
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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 ...
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MS Remote Desktop for Mac DPI Settings for Remote Host

My work machine is a 5K iMac, my home machine is an older iMac both running Yosemite and Parallels 10. When connecting to my work Parallels Win8.1 instance using MS RDP for Mac it displays the Remote ...
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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Windows Server 2012 Wifi disconnects on Log Off

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a pc at home to test and experiment with. I installed the wireless lan service and connected to the wifi network. It works all good and fine until I connect using ...
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Plain remote Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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Plain (remote) Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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Which is more secure, legacy RDP encryption or SSL?

Windows offers the option of using either RDP encryption or SSL (TLS 1.0) to secure a remote desktop connection. Which option is more secure? Given the recent discoveries, is TLS 1.0 still secure in ...
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How to access second monitor from another machine remotely which has a single monitor?

I have 2 monitors at work (Win 7). I sometimes log into my pc remotely from a single-monitor 'demo' XP computer. In that case, the short cut keys (Windows key+ Shift+ Left/Right Arrows keys) are not ...
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How do I press ctrl+alt+delete within a remote desktop that is within ANOTHER remote desktop

Using Windows Remote Desktop (that comes with Windows 8): ctrl+alt+end is bringing up the dialog for the first computer I remote into, but I need to bring it up for the 2nd computer my computer > ...
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Command to read User Tab in task manager of remote computer

I need to find who remotely connected to the computer. I am using the following command to see who is using the computer. tasklist /v /fo list /fi "imagename eq explorer.exe" /s " machineName ...
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tightVnc Viewer: no connection could be made

I have a VPS running ubuntu 14.10, I correctly installed VNC which ran fine for one day. However yesterday when I tried to connect to my VNC using tightvnc viewer it said no connection could be made ...
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How to send keyboard commands through RSAT

I am using RSAT (Remote Services Administration Tools) in a windows 7 computer, specifically I am using the Remote Desktops tool, this tool allows me to connect to several computers using remote ...
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Remote Desktop via Ad-Hoc on Windows 7

Is there a way to connect two PCs running Windows 7 via a wifi ad-hoc network and then use Remote Desktop from one of the PCs to the other? In addition to this the Remote Desktop host PC should still ...
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RemoteFX USB Redirection on Windows 8.1 RDP Host

According to this page (see table in RemoteFX features on remote computers section) it is impossible to redirect a USB device to remote machine running under Windows 8.1 Pro. Enterprise is the only ...
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how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded os) to remote machine(windows 7) via rdp. The problem is once I try to test the audio via skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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RDP starts minimized and cannot be switched to

Windows7 SP1 x32 Professional in domain. User can start RDP, type in password and clicks connect. RDP programs goes to taskbar, it looks like it's minimized and I can't bring it back. I tried: ...
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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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Can't remote into desktop via ssvnc

I have recently acquired a new workstation, which I have running Ubuntu Server 14.10. Ultimately, I'd like to have remote access to said workstation from anywhere with internet access. At the ...
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How to create ssh tunnel with putty to connect Neo4j database

in my school work I have to use computer on which is installed Neo4j database client. I want to connect to this computer from my laptop. I had this configuration set but my system crashed and now I ...
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Why is Premiere Pro playback slower then Windows Media Player?

I have installed Premiere Pro CS6 on my home workstation (RENDER-PC). When I log in using RDP from my laptop (DAVID-LAPTOP), the audio and video stutter (oddly, they are in sync, they just stutter). ...
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remote desktop to Fedora 20 with xrdp

I was able to setup xrdp on my Fedora 13 machine and access it from my Windows 7 machine by follow the steps on the first post on this thread It was simple and easy. But when i try the same on my ...
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Faster scroll speed for vncviewer when in full screen

I've started x11vnc on a machine with two screen and am using vncviewer from a single screen machine to connect to it. That is, the local window is smaller than the remote screen. In fullscreen mode ...
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remote control Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I have read somewhere that you are able to remotely control a raspberry Pi. I have already tried VNC, and tried finding TeamViewer for Raspbian, unfortunately without luck. Is it really possible or ...
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Windows 8.1 RDP to Windows 7 Pro cannot login with domain account

At work I have a Windows 7 Pro that my account on it logs into our domain server. At home, my Windows 7 Home Premium can RDP into that machine just fine using my regular username "Steve" (i.e. not ...
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How do you Steam “in home streaming” Adobe Lightroom 4?

For some reason, clicks and keystrokes don't seem to be picked up by Adobe Lightroom when streaming. Works fine with vnc.
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Can't reach my Raspberry Pi 2 with XRDP

I just received my Raspberry Pi 2, I'm able to go to it's user interface, log in, access to internet, access to the Pi through SSH. I installed XRDP: sudo apt-get install xrdp Everything went ...
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Why am I unable to reconnect to a Remote Desktop?

I have some home media services like pyTivo running on my Windows XP machine, but they only run when I'm logged in. While I'm on my Windows 7 machine, and I use Remote Desktop to control my Windows ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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How to calculate bandwidth usage for RDP

I'm looking to calculate the actual amount of data sent and received for RDP for a given session. Just trying to figure out, given a typical hour or day of usage, how much bandwidth I would use if I ...
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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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Can you specify what port Remote Desktop tries to connect to?

The Remote Desktop client attempts to connect to port 3389 on the server machine. If you want it to connect to different port you have to specify it in the address, eg. 100.10.10.1:3390 Is there way ...
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Remoting into wrong user, computerName.user

I'm trying to remote into my work computer. Let's say that the user name is Bob, and that the computer name is Comp1. I'm connecting just fine, logging in using my regular credentials, but it seems ...
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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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Remote App Won't Run for Accounts Other than Domain Admin

Environment Server 2012 Standard Attempting to access the server through RemoteApp from Windows 8.0 I have a 2012 Server I have published a remoteapp from. This remote app runs a shortcut to a ...
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Port Forwarding on Router using same internal port number on different IP addresses

The objective that I'm trying to achieve is to be able to connect to two computers that are behind the router using RDP. My logic is that I should be able to connect to the router externally on 2 ...
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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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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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Remote Audio (mstsc) stops working after physical replugging

The RDP session is established using a ThinClient (running Win8.1) which connects to a remote VM (running Win8.1) using mstsc (Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection). Mstsc is properly configured to ...
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How to improve user experience when browsing internet on a remote machine?

When I browse internet on a remote machine, the websites scroll with a lot of flicker. I know they will, but when animated images are present on them, they become worse. How can I stop the animated ...
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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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Connect subdomain to windows VPS?

I don't exactly know how to go about connecting the 2 together. My goal is to use RDP here on my computer, and when typing in the IP address to connect to, I prefer to type in maybe a domain name, ...
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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?