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 leave the remote desktop user session in Windows Server 2012 R2?

I'm having a problem in ASP.NET opening the Microsoft PowerPoint Component when the Windows Server doesn't have an RDC (Remote Desktop Connection) Active User Session. My question is how do I leave ...
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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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Enable Remote Desktop in Windows Firewall from command line

note: #command-line and #netsh tags do not imply batch-file-only, question open for a PowerShell script or any utilities freely available. tl;dr first how to unattendedly transform firewall rules ...
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Amazon web services

I am trying to establish remote desktop connection to my Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance from Windows 8.1(local system), followed all of the following steps mentioned in amazon aws docs At 16th step it ...
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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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How can i warn a others computer that i want to remotely control their session [on hold]

How can i warn a others computer that i want to remotely control their session by choosing to display a message on the client that asks permission to take session before session terminates it needs ...
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Users remotely connected to Windows Server 2008 R2 gets logged off after 24 h

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that needs to have a user logged in constantly. We login to this machine using Remote Desktop Connection and then just disconnect the session without logging ...
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Would hardware-related GPU artifacts appear over remote desktop?

Could GPU artifacts manifest over virtual displays, like a remote desktop connection? My understanding is that hardware-related anomalies display wouldn't appear over a "virtual" display, like a ...
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Unable to direct print to Zebra on a Mac via Remote Desktop

Let me explain my usual deployment. I have customers on Windows which have Zebra printers. We install locally thoses printer using Generic/Text printer drivers. They connect via Remote Desktop to my ...
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Remote Desktop disconnect session hotkey

I have been searching for a while on how I might do this. I am connected to a Windows Server 2003 machine from a Windows 7 machine using Remote Desktop. I would like a way to disconnect the active ...
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Best way to secure RDP connections WITHOUT VPN?

We are needing to use RDP for a client, but the VPN and internet connection is just too flaky to use VPN anymore. VPN is NOT an option anymore for us. Currently the plan is to open a bunch of ports ...
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Remote desktop: remote USB devices not recognized

[Update] I do not want to redirect the USB device! I'm trying to use a remote device on the remote computer, just like it would if I'd not using remote desktop. I'm connected to a remote computer ...
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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 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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Found default.rdp in documents and some unusual logs - is this suspicious?

I've never used Remote Desktop Connection, yet I found a default.rdp file in Documents. However I can't guarantee that I have never opened remote desktop by accident which may have created this ...
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How to print screen in Remote Desktop Client (RDS) on Mac OS X?

I'm using version 2.1.0 of Remote Desktop Client on my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6). How do I use the fn or cmd call to simulate a print screen on the remote system?
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GNU Screen equivalent for X11 aplications [duplicate]

What is the X11 equivalent of GNU Screen for X11 applications? I know there is VNC, possibly RDP and other candidates, but last week when tuning up my VNC config I've stumbled upon a project, that was ...
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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 ...