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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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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How to mirror my display to a remote xserver

We have got a big screen in our office connected to an old pc, whose only purpose is to display information generated by software such as munin, nagios, etc. It is running debian with xfce to be able ...
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Taskbar Disappears Over Remote Desktop Connection When Outside Local Network

I've got a machine on my home network running Windows Server 2012 (Based on Win8). The problem is, my taskbar disappears completely. When I minimize an application rather than minimize to the taskbar ...
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After few minutes of RDP, I get disconnected and ping gives General Failure

I RDP to home using my public IP and port 3389 (forwarded on my router to point on my machine). After a few minutes, I get DCed: When I try to ping the IP from my machine, I get General Failure: ...
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How to run exe file remotely?

I have an exe file placed on a remote server. I need to invoke it from other server directly/using a batch file. When I invoke using batch file it runs and it shows in the Task manager of invoking ...
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Can't enable Remote Desktop in Windows Firewall?

Operating system: Windows 7 Professional I have Remote Desktop enabled in Remote Settings (Start -> Right-click Computer -> Properties -> Remote Settings). It's saying that I need to enable the ...
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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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Keystrokes Windows Remote Desktop Connection?

I have a Windows 2008 VPS and connect to it using Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc.exe). I run on it an app that does some tasks simulating keystrokes. It runs perfectly when i'm logged on the VPS and ...
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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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Remote desktop client (mstsc) crashes on invalid keystroke in remote environment

I'm experiencing a really strange issue where MSTSC crashes whenever I enter an invalid keystroke in the remote OS or whenever an error/warning dialog is displayed. For example, Backspacing in a CMD ...
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Windows 10 remote trouble. Router issues

Im attempting to setup a remote computer in my office, however im getting a little stuck when it gets to the setting up of port forwarding. My billion router uses Virtual servers, and i had assumed i ...
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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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VNC connection without video

I'd like to use the VNC protocol to remotize keyboard and mouse only, that is just like a regular VNC session but without the video. Typical usage scenario could be controlling a PA video system, a ...
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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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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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How do I remote access a Guest account? [duplicate]

I am trying to access a Guest user account using Windows Remote Desktop but I can't. The PC that I am trying to access is a Windows 8.1 and has two user accounts, one falls under the Administrators ...
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Cannot connect via RDP from one remote computer but can from another remote

I want to connect to my desktop computer from my notebook when I'm at church, but I cannot. Then, from the church, I connect to other remote computer at work, and from it, remotely, I successfully ...
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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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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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Mouse Not Working in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting from a work computer running Windows 7 Enterprise to my home computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I am able to connect and the keyboard works just fine, but the mouse is not visible or ...
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RDP, prevent certain shortcuts from being passed to remote?

Remote computer has only one desktop. Local Windows 10 computer has two desktops. When I press Ctrl+Win+->, I want to switch my local desktop. But it seems the key combination is passed to the remote ...
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Windows 10 Audit Mode - Remote desktop does not work

I am in the process of building a customized image for our developers. I have a virtual machine set up with windows 10 on it, and was hoping that I could enable Remote Desktop connections and allow a ...
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Keyboard shortcut to minimize Remote Desktop

Is there a way, using the keyboard, to switch from a maximized (full screen) Remote Desktop Connection back to the main computer? I have about 4 Remote Desktop connections that I am switching between ...
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Disable Windows 7 screensaver over RDP

How can I turn off the screensaver in RDP sessions and thus keep the session alive and unlocked, even if I am not actively working in it for some time? Note: the solution should work without ...
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Enable Remote Desktop in Windows Firewall from command line

note: #command-line tag do not imply batch-file-only, I will accept a PowerShell script or any freely available utility, which can be started from command line and finish its work unattended. tl;dr ...
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How can I create a remote connection between Mac & Windows computers?

My office has 30 Windows PCs and 5 iMacs, all of which are connected to a LAN and the internet. I have seen TeamViewer being used for accessing other computers remotely, and want to know if it is ...
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Remotely connect to computer where I don't have admin access on

I have a Windows XP computer, PC1, where I have no admin access. I am only a non-admin user. I want to remotely control PC1 from PC2 (Windows Vista, I am admin here). I need to make PC1 a server and ...
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Preventing Windows 7 from automatically switching Aero off?

I'm using UltraVNC to remote desktop onto a Windows 7 box (it allows you to keep Aero turned on whilst doing remote desktop, whereas Windows' RDP does not). However, for some reason this seems to ...
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Remote Desktop Manager for Windows XP

In my work environment I have to connect to 3 or 4 machines simultaneously via windows native remote desktop. I have to spend a lot of time in switching between the different client windows. Is there ...
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Remote desktop connection without locking the remote computer

Is it possible to connect via Remote Desktop Connection to a windows 7 machine without locking the remote computer (I want to use the same logged in user)? Or is it possible to release the lock after ...
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Keystroke delays at random times while accessing esxi environment through teamviewer

Hey All, So, let me explain my problem. I've got an VMWare ESXi lab environment at home, it is assigned a Free license. I have one Windows 10 VM set up as Management VM with the Teamviewer 11 client ...
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How to access “remote desktop” folder from my local PC?

When I connect to a remote computer using Windows Remote Desktop Connection, how can I access files on that remote desktop from my local Windows Explorer? I'm looking for the opposite of what you can ...
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Windows 10 Pro RDP black screen on host after disconnect

When I remote into my computer (Win 10 Pro, Intel 6700, EVGA 960) using the Microsoft RDP server built into Win 10 Pro, everything is fine. It works normally. But when I disconnect and try to use the ...
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Can I use rdesktop to acces windows from linux on the same computer?

I have windows 10 and linux mint 17.3 installed on my computer (disk partitioned). I use linux the most, but I need to access some specific programs (fireworks, dreamweaver, spss, for example). I ...
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How to use teamviewer if the remote computer has restarted?

I have a computer that I use in my work. I've installed TeamViewer and I log into it from my home using my laptop. Sometimes the computer restarts for some reason and I won't be able to connect to ...
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RDP session error: because of a protocol error (0x112f) the remote session will be disconnected

I've initiated the discussion on MSDN:http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winappswithhtml5/thread/72ceca09-ab4a-4689-896c-6c86697333d6. I found that the RDP ActiveX control seems to be a ...
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powershell or netcat over ADSL

is there anyway to use powershell for getting access to my office pc from home via my RDP Server i have 2 pc's : pc1 ( office ) connected via ADSL with dynamic ip pc2 ( RDP server ) static ip i ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working on VPN — another session in progress?

I have looked at many solutions online for the issue that I am having but they just don't seem to be applicable. I have a VPN connection and I am trying to remote desktop into a computer over the ...
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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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Disable remote input on Ubuntu/Linux running TeamViewer

I see an option to disable remote input and show a black screen on the remote PC we are connected to in TeamViewer. But I'm trying to do this with a remote Ubuntu and these options are grayed out ...
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RDP not working in Windows 10

For some weird reason, RDP (remote desktop connection) is not working between my PC and laptop. Here is the scenario: PC: Windows 10 Pro. Connected to the router through wire. Laptop: Windows 10 ...
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RDP only works locally. Port forwarding configured correctly

So I have two Windows 7 computers I've set to allow remote desktop connections (Not requiring Network Level Authentication). One of them works just fine both locally and across the NAT. The other ...
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Concern about RDP

I have a LAN set up at my apartment with a couple of PCs in the LAN network. Say if I want to connect to computer B via RDP but a user is already actively using that computer. If I log in to computer ...
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Is there any risk of irrecoverable damage by giving public access to remote desktop/terminal?

If I allow public access to a remote control program (SSH, teamviewer, remote desktop connection, etc) is there any risk of damage that can't be fixed through reinstalling the operating system? Do any ...
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Can you launch Remote Desktop via URL?

Is it possible to have a URL that launches a remote desktop session? I realize it may be considered a security vulnerability for some, but the convenience would really save me a lot of time. I ...
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Connect to remote VNC with only port 22 using putty

I'm trying to access my home server remotely and I only have port 22 available to me. From what I understand it's possible to tunnel into the server to be able to view VNC. So far all my efforts have ...
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Still Cannot Remote Desktop / VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

So far I have tried: Disabling encryption via dconf-editor Disabling encryption via command line Disabling prompts via dconf-editor Disabling prompts via command line Disabling prompts via ...
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Remote Desktop doesn't maximize to fullscreen

I have a problem with Remote Desktop connection in Windows 7. When I connect to remote computer I would like to switch to fullscreen like I did in previous versions - just by clicking maximize. When I ...
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RDP and freerdp over IPv6

My question is how we can use this RDP and freerdp protocols with IPv6.These protocols support IPv6 or these protocol only support ipv4.Any help would be appreciated
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Remote Desktop solution for Linux machines running Gnome3

I'd like to do Remote Desktoping on a Linux running machine from a Linux machine, both running gnome3. What are please the easiest to configure, but still secure, solutions? I'm not sure I'll be able ...