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 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 ...
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RDP in 2 different operating systems from outside the network

I have purchased a static ip from my ISP. I have two machines 1 is windows7 (computer) and the 2nd is windows server 2008 R2 (laptop). I have done port forwarding in my router like this: TCP - ...
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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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Remoting into Windows 7 computer wipes out PATH

When I remote into my Windows 7 computer (local admin user), weird things are happening. I had RDC (mstsc) and Windows Explorer icon on my Task Bar, clicked on them then "cannot find item" error, ...
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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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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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Share Clipboard Between Ubuntu and Windows Remote Desktop

I am trying to copy paste text between Windows Remote Desktop and Linux Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 with Mate Desktop. I have seen several posts that mention killing the rdpclip.exe process (on Windows) ...
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Remote desktop with vmware and usb connexion

I have a windows server 2012 with vmware installed , I have 3 vms ( win xp recomanded because of a software compatibilty ) , I access to those 3 vms from Itium 4030 thin clients over RDP , I have 1 ...
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Joystick with Remote Desktop

Why can't I use my Logitech Extreme 3D pro joystick work through remote desktop, as does a USB mouse or keyboard? Joystick is connected to Laptop A (can be running either Windows XP or Windows 7). I ...
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Does remote desktop store failures, and if so, where?

Yesterday, I could use remote desktop to login into an XP desktop. Today I cannot. The error is the vanilla This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again.... The remote ...
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Enable Audio when connecting to Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2 and have two Virtual Machines with on my Hyper-V. One is of Windows 10 and the other is Linux Mint. In both cases I can't get the audio to work because the VMs arent ...
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Fastest remote desktop alternative to RDP on Linux [closed]

What is the fastest available alternative today for remote desktop connection on Linux? I've tried following but all seems slow compared to Windows RDP: X11 forwarding (even with compression and ...
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RDP in different operating system within the same network

I have two machines, Windows 7 (Desktop) Fedora (Linux) (Laptop) I have purchased static ip from my ISP. I have configured the static ip in my router and successfully made an RDP connection from ...
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How do I enforce a Windows Authentication After RDP?

I would like to RDP into Windows server machine and after a successful RDP, I would like to configure my Windows to prompt for login again. The reason for this requirement is because the RDP ...
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How can I restore a remote desktop session to the local console?

After I am finished with a remote desktop connection, I'd like to be able to restore the remote desktop to the local console so that the user doesn't have to re-enter the password and log back in. ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Manager v2.7 share with password

I have two computers set up, a desktop and a laptop. I wan't to have Remote Desktop Connection Manager set up on both so that the rdg files are sycned between the two. However, it seems like in v2.7, ...
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How do I establish a remote desktop connection to a windowsCE 6.0 device?

I can use the device to establish a remote desktop connection to a PC but not the other way around, is there anything I need to enable on the WindowsCE device?
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Can not connect to Kubuntu GUI via remote desktop

I do not know what happened but I can not start my Kubuntu GUI via remote desktop. When I connect to machine I see terminal. I tried to do sudo startx and I've got following output: What else do I ...
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How do you send another user on your domain a remote assistance invitation?

I want to be able to jump into the same session the user is in and take control of their PC. I have enabled Remote Assistance via group policy and that is reflected on the PCs under remote settings. ...
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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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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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Disable connection bar on VM when connecting via Hyper-V Manager

I am using the Windows Hyper-V Manager to connect to a virtual machine. The familiar Remote Desktop connection bar appears at the top of the screen and gets in my way, so I want to disable this ...