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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Connecting a LightScribe drive to a VM via Remote Desktop

I'm looking for a way to connect a LightScribe DVD drive (LG GH22LS30 specifically) in an USB enclosure, attached to a physical host, to a virtual machine running on a Hyper-V server. My goal is to ...
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Windows 8.1: Keep remote monitors/displays off during RDP

In the mornings, I leave my user account logged into my Windows 8.1 Pro desktop. My monitors power off a few minutes before I leave my home. Later, I RDP to that PC using the same username.. which ...
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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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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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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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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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“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 RDP machine “C” from machine “A” when machine “B” is in the middle

Ok, I'm working on a rather complex network arrangement so I'll try my best to be clear. There are 3 PCs: A, B and C. A: Ubuntu 12.04, the one on my desk: it's part of an intranet 125.1.x.x/16 B: ...
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Change Windows password when in multiple RDP

I run a VM on my local PC to sandbox a VPN connection, I then RDP from this VM into the PC I use for work. I need to change the password but CTRL+ALT+END brings up the menu for the 1st VM. How can I ...
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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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RDP and DNS issues when I start OpenVPN

Already searched a lot, also here, I have installed OpenVPN Server on Windows Server 2008 r2, it worked smoothly for a time, now when I start OpenVPN service it drops RDP and other services. I have a ...
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Can I use RDP while still having the computer logged in?

Whenver I use remote desktop connection on my other computer, it logs that computer out so that I can control it. Is it possible to use remote desktop connection while still having the computer that ...
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Using Windows RDP Protocol to connect to OS X

Are there any programs that enable me to connect to my Mac (OS X Mavericks) using Windows RDP (so that I can use the RDP programs that comes with most Windows versions)? I am aware of the program ...
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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 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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How to use custom shell on windows 7 when connected remotely via thin client

We have a Win 7 PC that runs software within a custom shell. This shell blocks users from the operating system depending on who is logged in. When no one is logged on, the OS is inaccessible. This ...
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Noise in sound after using RDP

I don't know why but after using my Office PC remotely (RDP) from any place, its sound is being "bugged": a skratchy noise appears at some interval ~ 20-40 seconds. Rebooting the PC helps, but I'd ...
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Is it possible login after end remote desktop?

Is it possible to stay login after I close remote desktop session? I need end session a I needn't logout computer. I have to need unlock state on computer which was remote control, after I end ...
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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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Remote Desktop cannot connect to the remote windows 8 computer from windows 7

I have computer with installed windows 8 pro at home. This computer plugged in to router via LAN cable. I configured remote desktop on this computer: System Properties -> Remote -> Allow remote ...
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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 access from ubuntu login screen

I am new to ubuntu and i have a never before seen situation and didn't find any solution yet, The issue is, I have a sepate network for my internal devloper team, they works on ubuntu platform, ...
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Remote desktop DNS destination

I don't know too much about networking but basically I'm going to China and am wondering how Remote Desktop connections work so that I can know whether or not those have the possibility of being ...
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I just get a black screen remoting (RDP) into Windows 8 box

When I remote into my Windows 8 desktop with Windows 7 it works fine but when try with Windows 8 I get an empty screen after it connects. Keyboard commands work despite the screen being black; I can ...
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How can I remote desktop connect to my Windows 8.1 computer if I am not on my home network, and I don't have a separate private VPN server?

The really nice thing about Windows' Remote Desktop connection application is that it shows my remote computer's screen on my laptop at the laptop display's resolution. That's beautiful. The downside ...
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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. ...
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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.
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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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teamviewer display is slow to refresh

I'm using teamviewer from time to time to connect my portable computer with my desktop computer when I need to check on something (personal use). One of the main things I've been noticing is that it ...
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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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Windows 7 Remote Desktop disconnect after login

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and RDP set up. I have set up the Windows to not turn off when the laptop lid is closed when the computer is plugged in. So far, so good. I am able to connect to the ...
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Can't Connect to Terminal Server with Mac OS X Client

I downloaded Microsoft's RDP client for Mac OSX and when I try to connect to the Terminal Server at work it won't allow me to connect. I get the following error: Microsoft Error Reporting log ...
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Using Local Global Hot Key while on remote desktop [duplicate]

I am using a remote desktop to work and I listen to Winamp on my local. While I like the fact the the global hotkeys function as the hot keys for the remote desktop, I would like for some letters ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection (Mac) does not share drive/folder to the Vista target

I have a Mac OS X 10.5/Intel system, runnging RDC 2.0.1 (latest as far as I know). When I connect to the remote Windows Vista system, I can control the remote desktop, and everything behaves as ...
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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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Teamviewer listening on port 80 and 5938 by default, why?

So I had port 5938 exposed to the world accidently. No foul. No one seemed to be able to establish a session it according to the teamviewer logs. But netstat show some random (non teamviewer) IP ...
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Why would remote desktop connection be taking up 60-95% of host's CPU?

On my desktop computer I have a remote desktop connection open using my laptop. In the remote desktop connection window, I am installing (unzipping) XAMPP which is pretty CPU intensive for the ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows to Mac which actually works

I need to work on both Windows 8 and Mac Mavericks, Windows 8 being my main machine. I've been trying to do a remote desktop from Windows 8.1 to Mac. I tried different solutions VNC, TightVNC, ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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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 to Compile and Install Remmina From GIT Repository for Ubuntu (KDE)?

Gentlemen, I would like to compile a version of Remmina directly from the GIT repository, because I need to apply a patch to fix a problem. With the command sequence below I can compile it and ...
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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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Putty: remote server from outer

In my company's LAN, we use Putty to remote our server(Linux). This worked very well. Now we have some outer employees, who need to remote the server from outer such as their homes etc. For now, I ...
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Start RDP as Shell

I have a WinXP installation that is used to only connect to another PC with RDP. A dummy user account gets logged in automatically, then the user must click a link to start the RDP connection with ...
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Disable hardwired chrome hot key ctrl+w?

Using Chrome's Remote Desktop I would like to pass Ctrl+W to an application on the other PC but that actually closes my Chrome window. Any way of disabling shortcut keys in Chrome? I searched through ...
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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How to access Windows 8 Tablet via Remote Desktop from PC

I have a Windows 8.1 Tablet and a Win7 Desktop. I've tried to access the Tablet via the Remote Desktop app from my PC for easier configuration but it couldn't connect. I could ping the device, so ...
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Can I keep my visual studio window arrangement after I RDP?

I have all of my windows in Visual Studio arranged as I like them on my multi-monitor system. When I remote in from home to do some work, the windows are moved around in order to fit to my screens at ...
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RDP App over wifi react (crash) differently then when wired

On a TS 2012 R2 I have an app that is only accessing local resources. When I connect in RDP from the local network or even from the Internet from a wired connection everything is fine. But when I RDP ...