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 can I RDP to an azure VM when the VM is connected to corporate VPN?

I have a VM in azure I like to use for development. I built it with 2 NICs in hopes that I could have two public IP addresses, but that doesn't look possible in azure. When I connect to our ...
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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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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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Force traffic sent to a specific IP address (through RDP) to a specific network interface

How might I force traffic to a specific IP address through a particular network interface, in Windows? After a bit of rudimentary Googling, this question comes close to answering my question, but my ...
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Allow pasting text in Windows VNC client via simulated keystrokes

I would like to be able to paste local clipboard text into a remote VNC session via simulated keystrokes, as opposed to direct transfer of clipboard contents. Why? I am using Veency VNC server on my ...
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Windows Remote Desktop — how to not have remote screen on

If I work from home using windows remote desktop, my work computers would have the screen on. People at work can see my screen, what I am seeing, typing, etc. How do I disable that? i.e. I can see ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Password

Is it possible to enable password only for Remote Desktop Connection? I need password since I am connecting from out of network. But, I don't need password prompt when I am restarting the computer.
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Why does all remote desktop software has it's own shortcomings and why isn't there a better alternative to VNC? [on hold]

I find that most remote desktop software has it's own problems. VNC - Slow, but most compatible. RDP - Can't remote control an existing session - but otherwise pretty good. Google Remote Desktop - ...
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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?
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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 ...
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Windows 10 - MSTSC UI has very bad performance

About a month ago I reinstalled my PC at work and put Windows 10 on it after I received my new SSD. While the system itself runs very smooth, the MSTSC UI (the connection dialog) is pretty much ...
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Slow performance using xfreerdp on Ubuntu 16.04

To connect to my virtual machine I use xfreerdp. Unfortunately, I feel too poor performance. For example, the machine has Windows 10, so when minimizing windows, you can see one frame of animation. I ...
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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 ...
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Apple Macbook Pro - Remote desktop to Windows 7 with drag & drop feature

I have a Macbook Pro and I have downloaded a remote desktop program to connect to a Windows 7 computer remotely which is this one:- http://helpdeskgeek.com/networking/connect-to-windows-pc-apple-...
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Remote Desktop extremly slow, direct on the machine there are no issues

I'm copying a file from my Windows Home Server 2011 via Explorer (Network). Because it is so slow (1 MB/sec) I had a look on it via Remote Desktop. Working with it is extremly slow. Now I went to the ...
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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 ...
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Remote desktop use two out of four monitors

I've recently upgraded my home workstation and now have four monitors on it. I work remotely most of the time and need some way to get remote desktop onto only two of those four monitors. The top two ...
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How do I let VNC control the main desktop like the mouse and keyboard in front of the computer?

I'm on a Debian 8 machine now, and I'd like to set up VNC so that I can use my smartphone with a VNC client on it as a sort of a jury-rigged wireless mouse and keyboard. This was the default (and I ...
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VPN access but can't Remote Desktop after changing subnet

I have VPN access setup through my Meraki MX100 firewall, and can VPN no problem. Remote Desktop was working perfectly fine on the VPN but a couple of days ago just stopped working. I get the usual ...
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Decrypt RDP password stored in .rdg file

Is there a way to decrypt a password stored in an .rdg (Remote Desktop Connection Manager) file, providing you know the username and password of the user who created it? I know that the password is ...
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Share clipboard between 3 computers with RDP & VMWare (Ubuntu)

From my windows10 workstation 'Oren-PC' i connect with RDP to another windows10 machine 'devServer'. On 'devServer' machine I have VMWare installed with a Ubuntu 14.04 OS machine (VMWare tools ...
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Audio over RDP choppy, even on a Gb LAN connection. WHY?

Is there no way to get decent, discernible audio over RDP? I'm just remoting from one machine to another on a Gb LAN and it's still so choppy I cannot watch a YouTube video. Why is this and is there a ...
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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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Having an administrator user without RDP

I came across a case that the server (windows server 2012R2 Datacenter edition x64) should have an user which has all of administrators permissions except having RDP . that would be so great if you ...
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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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Copy-paste through RDP, file size limitation?

Is there a limitation how large files you can copy paste via RDP (Remote Desktop) in Windows? Is it possible to copy-paste e.g 4 GB files through RDP?
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Install netbeans from a private IP machine in another remote public IP machine using SSH

I am sitting in a private IP machine (local) and want to install netbeans in another remote public IP machine (remote). The local machine runs Ubuntu and the remote machine runs CentOS. I have ...
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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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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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Shift and Control keys out of sync with normal keys over RDP

I spend quite a lot of time working on various machines via RDP (usually RDPing to one machine and from there RDPing to other computers outside our LAN) and have an issue where the modifier keys (i.e....
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Creating path for remote server to display folders on local

I work with a 2008 Windows remote server on a Windows 7 computer and I would like to create a path where the remote folders are accessible from the local computer. For instance, I would like to be ...
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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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Can I play GTA 5 on rdp? [closed]

I have a PC which can't run GTA 5 at all, so I am wondering If I can play it on RDP? I tried RDP before to upload large files, but I observe that video quality is low or something I don't really ...
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Remotely enable Windows 10 RDP without physical access

Given that I have network access and valid login credentials to my Win 10 Pro machine which was upgraded overnight from Win 7, how do I remotely enable Remote Desktop Protocol on my newly upgraded Win ...
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EXCEL 2016 PowerQuery in a Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH)

In Excel 2016 on a RDSH when I create a simple query ( select * from table1 --with have only 152 rows) in power query editor it runs Ok and load all the 150 rows. But when select close and load only ...
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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: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\...
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Can you launch Remote Desktop via URL?

Is it possible to have a URL that launches a remote desktop session? I realize it may be considered a security vulnerability for some, but the convenience would really save me a lot of time. I ...
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Can't remote into Windows server

I have a Dell server wired into the router. I was able to connect to it with my laptop (laptop is wireless) before my router died. My verizon router went kaput, and I got everything else back up and ...
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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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Not clear/sharp font in Windows after connecting it thru Remote desktop for the 1st time

Today I've logged in thru remote session to my Windows 7 machine for the 1st time. After that I came back and on started working on site (physically on box), bud noticed immediately that my font is ...
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Thin client FL300 software?

My cloud computer FL300 thin-client is wiped , how can i install its operating system again , can any one help me with that , i searched for it on the net but i couldn't find anything , it has ...
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How to ssh from Linux client to OS X host without error message “ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host”?

My LAN comprises a desktop computer running Linux (Debian Wheezy), a MacBook with OS X Mavericks, and a modem-router; ssh with Linux host and OS X client functions well - no problems connecting from ...
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How do I enable reboot in Windows 7 for Remote Desktop sessions?

I see that I lack the choice to reboot/shut down via the start menu when logged into Windows 7 via Remote Desktop, whereas it is present in Windows Server 2008 R2. Is there some setting in Windows 7 ...
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Remote Desktop Window 7 Professional options missing

My computer is running Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit Logged in as Administrator The 'Remote desktop' option to "allow connections..." is not present under Control Panel\System and Security\System ...
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Where TeamViewer keeps the ID?

I'm using TeamViewer 9. I need to find where it holds ID and get it. I tried to find it in the regedit but i didn't find it. What can you advise me? I need to find id and send it to my gate.php or i ...
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Remote Video Share using teamviewer

I'm using teamviewer 8. I've a remote computer to monitor and teamviewer is doing a excellent job since 2012. But the only problem i face, if i need to see the video (cam) of the remote PC somebody ...
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can a Windows 7 desktop remote control a MacBook Pro to get greater screen resolution, like on a 2560 x 1440 monitor?

Presently, I use Teamviewer to remote into the MacBook, from Windows. But it just uses the same resolution as the little Mac's screen. Is there a way to get more resolution out of a MacBook Pro by ...
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RDP inside VMware fusion doesn't get keyboard shortcuts

Setup: Host: MBP running OS X 10.11.5 VMware: Fusion 8.1.1 (3771013) Guest OS: Windows 10 or Server 2016 TP5 so far I have the VMware guest running in full screen using the VMware UI. Inside the ...
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Remote Desktop through RD - speed?

At a customer I can dial into using a VPN and a Remote Desktop. From this Remote Desktop I have to go further using another Remote Desktop session (RD-RD). The second RD session is quite slow ...
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Maximize Remote desktop but not to full screen

I have been using remote desktop at my office and have been using it in maximized mode, but not in full screen mode. When I press maximize, it covers the entire window but doesn't move to full screen. ...