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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Copy and Paste through RDP/Internet

I understand how something can be copied and pasted on a machine, or over a network. But how does copying and pasting through an RDP session work, where you are not connected to the other machines ...
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Windows 7 come out of sleep when I open remote desktop

Is there any way to have a Windows 7 machine come out of sleep automatically when I try and connect to it with Remote Desktop? The power saving option of the machine I want to connect to (enforced by ...
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My teamviewer does not show ID in Ubuntu?

I installed teamviewer from terminal by following this guideline ; link But if I run teamviewer --info (with sudo or not) it shows TeamViewer 9.0.32150 teamviewerd status ...
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Why do IPSec VPN Compression and Windows Remote Desktop not work together?

I just discovered a strange problem. I connect to a remote network via VPN. Within this VPN is a separate Microsoft Small Business Server (which does not provide the VPN, another device does this). So ...
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Cannot change vncserver default geometry

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and running vncserver to connect to it remotely. I can successfully set the resolution if I use the -geometry flag when starting the server, but I ...
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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 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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Could not Remote Login or Ping server

This morning I applied the Windows updates on a Windows Server 2008 SP2. On system restart, I was no longer able to ping the system or log in remotely. This server is managed remotely, so I was not ...
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not able to ping server or but can RDP

Im on Windows Server 2012 and earlier today I stopped being able to connect to my website. I tried to connect to RDP to check the error log. I could connect and login, but the error log was empty. I ...
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remote desktop who is connected from where?

I know how to use qwinsta/query to find out who is connected to a given machine via Remote Desktop, but the info printed out doesn't tell me from which machine it is the connection coming from. How ...
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Save connection in Microsoft RDP iOS App 8.1.4

I have sent myself an email containing a .rdp file with specific connection settings (use multimon 0) in order to get remote desktop working. I can connect to my remote desktop session via the 8.1.4 ...
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RDP client (mstsc) can't log in to any server

RDP Client suddenly stopped logging in to any RDP server. I'm sure that my credentials are right; I can log in via Remmina on Linux, but can't do it on Windows native TSC. I tried to remove ...
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Migrating computers from LogMeIn to Teamviewer

I work for a small IT company that currently manages around 500 computers for customers all over North America. Recently we were notified by LogMeIn that they expected us to pay $49.00 a computer ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection Save Credentials not working

How to i allow credentials to be saved when connecting to another machine with Remote Desktop Connection? Background i try to connect to a server, and the Remote Desktop Client does not have any ...
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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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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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Does windows go to some low power mode when RDP connections is 'hidden/unfocused'?

I use RDP often, and I sometimes notice that when I switch to the RDP window only shortly every few minutes, it works slower than if I use it exclusively. Is it possible that some optimization causes ...
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How to solve routing issue when connecting to VPN?

I am located in the Middle East, and connecting to a VPN in New York. Some time in the past couple of weeks, something appears to have gone wrong with the routing, such that it is now impossible for ...
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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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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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Executable fails to launch over RDP but works fine on physical machine

I have an executable written in C# running on Windows Server 2012 r2 If I start it, when I am working on the physical computer, it works just fine. But if I am logged into the computer through RDP it ...
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VNC Viewer showing black cursor on black color theme

(Tried asking this on server fault but apparently its the wrong place) I'm trying to read/write code remotely in VS2013 through VNC Viewer. I'm using a color theme in VS that has a black background. ...
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NoMachine black screen on login (Windows to Red Hat NX connection)

I just downloaded and installed NoMachine for Linux - x86_64 v 4.2.27_1 on my Red Hat Server (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 (HVM) , x64), and downloaded the Windows Client NoMachine for Windows v ...
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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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Is it possible to use Windows Aero in remote desktop between Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8?

I have machines running Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 8 Pro. I have tried remote desktop sessions with different combinations and I have found that Aero only works when 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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Remote Desktop with 2 hops

I have hit a dead end on this. I hope that someone here can help me out. At home, I have setup 2 private networks. One is my main network and one is my lab network. Here is the setup: Internet ...
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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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TigerVNC 1.3.1 controll remote machine

I have a local and remote machine, both win7 64, both with tigerVNC 1.3.1 installed. The goal is to connect to the remote machine and see its desktop, and move its mouse, etc. How do I do that? I ...
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RDP does not work over WAN; does work over LAN; port open via telnet

I have previously set up RDP to work on port 3456 at my last home. Now in a new location, the only thing that has changed is the network environment (e.g. router, ISP). The computer configuration is ...
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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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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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Remote desktop access (VNC) in China - how to get it working

I am trying to get remote desktop access via VNC from and to a windows7 machine working. The computer where the TigerVNC server is running (the usermode variant, the other wasn't working), is located ...
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How to use Windows's RemoteDesktopConnection even after restarting the system?

I want to connect a PC to laptop (with Ethernet LAN) and and use Remote Desktop Connection to control it . My PC is going to NOT have mouse , keyboard and monitor in a week . When I use Remote Desktop ...
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Remote Desktop Connection, 2 layers + Dual monitors

So I'm having to work late tomorrow night and I'm wanting to be able to remote into my work computer and be able to use dual monitors as I normally would AT work. The problem is I can't remote ...
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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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Windows Remote Access Clarification

I have a clarification regarding remote desktop in Windows. If my local PC has access to a remote PC which is connected to a Full HD Screen then will my local PC which supports only (1366 X 768) ...
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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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How would I remap Mac CMD to CTRL keys in Remote Desktop Connection for Mac application?

I sometimes have to use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection for Mac for remote access to a Windows 7 machine from an iMac running MacOS X 10.6.6 (Snow Leopard). Making the mental switch to use the ...
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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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Can't telnet to port 3389 on computer on same network

I have two Windows 8.1 pro computers on the same network using the same FIOS router. On the first computer, I can telnet to localhost 3389. On the second computer, I can't telnet to the first's IP ...
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Unable to browse local drives on Remote Desktop

When I'm on Remote Desktop my local drives are listed in Windows Explorer under This PC. But I can't open them (nothing happens when I click on them)! I can browse the drives if I use \tsclient\C I ...
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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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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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Cannot enable host mic when connected via RDP

I am using a mac OS X 10.9.3 and I am remoting into a windows 8.1 machine using Microsoft Remote Desktop. I need a microphone enabled on the windows 8.1 machine for some software to work properly. I ...
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RDS Swaps Windows Between Screens In Windows 8

I have a small issue that is really starting to annoy me. I have a machine with multiple displays, 2 in this case. This is one of my main work stations and I frequently have to remote into it from a ...
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Not seeing minimize/open option on Remote desktop

I have been getting a small bar on top mid of the remote desktop when I connect to a remote desktop. This option helps to minimize the remote desktop and work on my local machine/ reopen the remote ...
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What is ideal internet speed for remote desktop connection?

My question and situation is similar to Recommended Connection Speed for Remote Desktop question but I need a little more info. I know that lag can be a factor in working on remote desktop. Lets ...
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ThinVNC Connection could not be establishes

Update: I got it working but now it says the connection could not be established. I just installed http://www.cybelesoft.com/thinvnc/ thinvnc and set it to use digest authentication. I go to ...
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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 ...