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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Keyboard layout using Chrome RDP on a Chromebook

I'm using a Chromebook with an azerty keyboard. I want it to connect to a Windows server using RDP. I'm using Chrome RDP as it is the only one that I found that actually will connect. However, for ...
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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 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 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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Remmina Remote Desktop Client - Unable to connect to RDP server

I'm experiencing a some issues using Remmina - The GTK+ Remote Desktop Client / FreeRDP/Remmina; such as this: I have to click on "Resize the window to fit remote resolution" to see my RDP session) ...
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Windows 8.1 stops responding to ping after user has signed off

When i sign out of my win 8.1, it stops responding to pings from my other machine. This win 8.1 is installed on a laptop, so I guess this may be a power plan issue, but currently I have power plan ...
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RDP from *nix to Windows using a PEM file

I am trying to connect to an AWS Windows server using a .pem file. While I normally use Remmina to connect to Windows systems I manage, I haven't found an option for adding a key file. Is there a way ...
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Connect to windows sever hosted on vmware using Remote Desktop

I just installed windows sever 2008 on vmware, and I want to connect to it using Remote Desktop in my windows 8.1. I configured the network interface as NAT, and I tried to access the Windows server ...
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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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Access a domain controller (replica) from rdp without principal rpd

I have a windows 2003 Server as a principal domain controller (Let's call this the principal) I have a windows 2008 R2 server as a replicated domain controller of the first one (Let's call this the ...
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is microsoft remote desktop the best remote desktop for mac os [on hold]

i used to access a remote server using IP and password from my widows machine. now for some reasons, I can't use that machine anymore, and I have to use a mac os machine. what is the best remote ...
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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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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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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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How to set default Sign-In options to PIN after remote desktop connection closed in WIN8

I create a PIN to login my windows account, And the default sign-in option is PIN when win8 startup But the sign-in option switch to Password when I connected this computer via Remote Desktop I ...
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TeamViewer oscillates it's upload rate on one computer, but not an other, on the same network

I have two computers on the same wifi network. Both run TeamViewer. When I remotely (from a third computer) access the computers I notice that one has intermittent service. Interaction works for some ...
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Connect via Remmina to XRDP on Centos 7 returns blank black screen

I have a fresh virtual machine with Centos 7, there was no DE (it's a machine in cloud system). So, I connect via ssh and installed group "GNOME Desktop", and then installed xrdp as here ...
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Connect to remote Linux server localhost through browser on Windows desktop

I have an application called SpagoBI that is running on a remote server. On the server it can be accessed through http://serverip:8080/SpagoBI. I want to be able to access that url on my windows ...
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How to toggle Caps Lock status on remote Windows system?

Sometimes people turned on the Caps Lock on a remote Windows system which is running VNC service. When I connect to the remote system through VNC Viewer, the Caps Lock status on the local and remote ...
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2 nics Win2012 r2 remote desktop issue

I have a Win2012r2 server with remote desktop services. We installed a second nic as the client has 2 ISPs and wants a bit of redundancy in case one internet line is down. We have remote users ...
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TeamViewer Unattended Access without Monitor

I'm trying to manage some computers on my LAN. I don't have a windows pro version to get to other machines. If I don't have a monitor plugged in to the computers I want to manage, will remote support ...
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How does IPv6 and Windows Remote Desktop work?

Say I have a Windows Server KVM with only an IPv6 IP. Do I have to configure anything specifically for the IPv6 address? And when I want to connect to the server via remote desktop connect, would I ...
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Possible to share VPN connection?

I am part of a small company. We are currently doing presentations which require access to our VPN. Unfortunately, a number of our laptops got stolen. We now have one laptop which has access to VPN, ...
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Unable to take RDP of Windows server 2012 from windows 7

Please help I am not able to take remote desktop connection from a windows 7 pc to windows server 2012 . i can take remote desktop from another windows 7 PC without any issue , both PC's belongs 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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Enable a second monitor on a remote computer

I have set up a local remote desktop connection between my Thinkpad and my desktop computer, both running Windows 8 Pro. My desktop computer is connected to my TV via HDMI. What I want to do is to ...
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How can I send a Ctrl+Alt+Delete through Remote Desktop in Windows 8?

I need to send a CtrlAltDelete to a remote machine through Remote Desktop. The CtrlAltDelete is being intercepted by Windows 8, regardless of whether the remote desktop has focus or is in full screen. ...
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Is there a way that two remote windows sessions sharing a mouse and a keyboard?

The question is somewhat tricky to you unless you know about virtual desktop environment Currently, my office is using several Ncomputing's L300 devices, thin clients, and sharing rss on the host ...
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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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Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac Shared Folder

Transferring files via the Microsoft Remote Desktop app for Mac using the built-in shared folders is messing up text files. I have two remote desktop sessions open with the same shared folder open in ...
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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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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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A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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How do I only allow a specific port (RDP) to connect over a WatchGuard VPN client?

My office uses the WatchGuard VPN client to access the corporate network. I have a lot of services (e.g., Plex, VLC, Skype, etc) that I don't want to go over the VPN. The only thing I want going over ...
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Windows 8.1 Ent Hyper-V - can I enable remote audio recording in Windows 10 Pro TP (for Cortana)?

Windows 8.1 Enterprise running Hyper-V Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview (build 9926) in a virtual machine I'd like to test Cortana in Windows 10, but the microphone isn't showing up in my virtual ...
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Restore console session after remote desktop disconnects?

Is it possible (through group policy, etc) to automatically restore the console session to a Windows 8.1 PC after a remote desktop session disconnects? I'm aware that you can run the command "tscon 1 ...
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RDP - keystroke forwarding

I'm using multiple pulpits to work effectively on Windows (VirtuaWin). To switch between pulpits I'm using defined keystrokes - Ctrl+Alt+Fn to switch to n-th pulpit. I like to use RDP in fullscreen ...
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Citrix Receiver - extremely slow remote desktop connection specific to a Windows 7 client

I'm a software developer and I connect remotely to my office desktop using Citrix Receiver. On a new desktop at home running Windows 7 I notice consistent slowness when trying to use my Citrix remote ...
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MSTSC.exe for Windows CE

I am using an old pc with Windows CE 4.2 Pro installed and I want to connect it in a windows 2003 server. However I need a Remote Desktop Connection to do so (duh) which did not come with this windows ...
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Multiple users via RDP? [duplicate]

Here is my example scenario: I have a WIN 7 Pro computer with 3 different accounts; John Jack James This computer sits on a desk on it's own and users RDP on to the machine. James is already RDP'd ...
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Scrolling browser through RDP is jerky. Other applications behave fine. Why?

I have Windows XP SP3, and Windows 7 machines acting as a server in my LAN. (it's only 100mbit LAN there is no WAN). The client is Linux with the latest FreeRDP 1.x just compiled. Here is the ...
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How can I restore copy/paste functionality for my remote desktop connection?

My question has been asked on superuser before, but the accepted answer did not work for me. Sometimes when using remote desktop on my Windows 7 computer, the copy-paste functionality between the ...
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MSTSC using two of three monitors

I have three monitors on my Windows 7 machine, the laptop display and two external. At the moment I can either have one screen or all screens in multimontor setup (not span) when RDP'd to a server. ...
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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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Securing Remote Desktop Connections With SSL Certificate From a Trusted Certificate Authority

Currently I'm using a desktop machine running Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Also have configured it to enable remote connections using MS Remote Desktop Services (RDS); however, since the machine issues its ...
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Connection issue in windows server through remote desktop client in azure:Your credentials didnt work

I have created a windows server in azure cloud service and after that when i am trying to connect through remote desktop client it didn't work. I will get this Your credentials did not work I ...
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Setting up a dev environment on amazon AWS to remote desktop or ssh into for development

What I want is to set up a linux box I can then remote desktop (or ssh) into that I can use from anywhere. However I want a bit more than that and I don't know how to go about setting it up. What I ...
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Chrome appdata makes logging in on terminal server slow

I have a virtualized Windows Server 2008 R2 with Remote desktop services installed. Users can connect to this server with their own credentials. However, the longer the users use their account the ...
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How can I right click in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection while in OS X

I have a MacBook Pro with a touchpad, and the only way I can figure out how to use the right click in my remote desktop session is by plugging in a mouse. Ctrl-click (what I usually use for right ...