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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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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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop and I'm reading the FAQ on how to install it, but it says nothing much AFAIK. With Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, what should be the content of the ...
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OSX RDP to Winows Server 2012

I am attempting a Remote Desktop Session From OSX 10.8.4 To Windows Server 2012 DataCenter R2(Build 9431) I am using 2.1.1 Remote Desktop client for Mac I have disabled Network Level Auth, ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop in LAN environment

Is it possible to setup and use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN environment? So you don't need to login to google or need a google account to use it? i.e. use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN ...
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How do I make a shortcut of a remote desktop connection and include the password?

I want to open a remote desktop connection directly from a shortcut, and I want to embed the username password within the shortcut. How do I get the path of a remote desktop from an RDP shortcut, and ...
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Invalid key mapping in TeamViewer

I have a TeamViewer connection on my machine, and this machine is connected to third using RDP (using RDCMan). So problem is that some keys are interpreted as another ones (like in this question) But ...
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What does “its own video driver” mean in RDP's definition

Another question from superuser.com gave an definition of RDP, also an definition of RDP from MSDN Remote Desktop Graphics Card It mentioned that On the server, RDP uses its own video driver to ...
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Is it possible to run games over remote desktop?

I’m not expecting to run hardcore games, but maybe simpler games where low frame is ok. I’m having a 1gbit network between my computer. Is there any software that doses this? I got the following ...
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RDP session launch applications

I have opened a RDP session using autoIT. Here, there is the code : $host = "" ; <---- IP $hGUI = GUICreate("Terminal Serveur", 952, 675, -1, -1, $WS_OVERLAPPEDWINDOW + $WS_CLIPSIBLINGS + ...
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RDP Support by Windows OS Version

What versions of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) are supported by recent versions of the Windows operating system, such as Windows XP and later? This is the list of supported RDP versions I have ...
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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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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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Teamviewer screen share showing Blank Black to remote user

Im using windows 8.1. And Teamviewer version 9.0.299 DELL Inspiron 15r 3521 laptop. Intel HD4000 And AMD HD8370 graphics. I have even set AMD graphics to work on HIGH PERFORMANCE for teamviewer ...
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TeamViewer offline/online status of the remote computer

I'm a newbie with TeamViewer and my question is: On both computers TeamViewer was setup. On my computer in the TeamViewer I see the remote computer has status offline. The remote computer has Windows ...
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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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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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Random key presses in RDP connection

There are several questions on superuser about keys jamming in an rdp session, but this question is not a duplicate, at least insofar as I've found. I'm using a PC running Windows 7 over an rdp ...
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No sound on remote machine

I connect to windows 8 desktop from windows 7 via vpn. There was a sound before but couple days ago it disappeared. The connection is bad but it still worked in the past. I put "Play on this computer" ...
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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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Running multiple application using Remote App in Windows

I have successfully achieved how to execute an remote application on a Windows 7 ultimate machine. I used this link: http://geekswithblogs.net/twickers/archive/2009/12/18/137048.aspx My question is ...
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Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...
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How to log my Remote Desktop / Terminal Services activity on Windows XP

I am working remotely (Windows 7), and connecting to my Windows XP machine at the office via Remote Desktop via Citrix. Is there a simple way to log my activity other than just the logon and logoff? ...
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Remote Desktop disconnects after reaching “Estimating connection quality…”

I'm connecting to a Windows 8 machine from a Windows 7 machine. When I try to RDP in to the machine, it prompts me for my credentials, then zooms through the process of connecting until it reaches ...
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Mac Citrix Viewer, remote desktop curly braces

I am connecting to work from my Mac via Citrix Viewer 11.8.2 (255309). To access my development VM with Visual Studio 2012, I need to use remote desktop from the Citrix machine. I can type curly ...
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Does Chrome Remote Desktop work through LAN aswell?

Assuming both my Client and Server are on the same LAN, would the connection for Chrome Remote Desktop go through the LAN only, or would it still travel through Google Servers thereby adding to the ...
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RDP can't reconnect after connection drops

We have a number of development VMs running which we typically access through RDP. After a few hours the connection will drop leaving us unable to reconnect giving the following message: This ...
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Remote Desktop connection starts up, screen draws, then goes black

Sometimes when I remote into my computer, I can get in and see everything and drive the mouse for a few seconds -- then the screen goes black and just sits there. Anyone seen this before and know ...
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Windows scheduler - Tasks not running when user not logged in

I have Windows Server 2003, with schedules setup via Remote Desktop under one account. That account appears in the 'creator' column too. I have 'Run only if logged on' unticked. When I have logged ...
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Can Windows 7 desktops remoted desktop into Windows 8 devices?

I'm unable to remote-desktop into a Windows 8 machine from a Windows 7 desktop. I am able to remote into the target Win8 box from another Win8 box. I've checked the firewall permissions on both ...
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How do I remote desktop into a windows 8 pc to a live.com user account without being prompted for username and password?

How do I remote desktop into a windows 8 pc to a live.com user account without being prompted for username and password? I've tried a number of user name and domain combinations, but they all fail on ...
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Remotely connect to MAC cluster GUI (multiple user accounts)

I got access to a MAC Server cluster running OSX Server (10.6.8). Now most people who are supposed to use this cluster have windows installed so I tried to connect them using TightVNC. However this ...
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Enable remote desktop or remote administration remotley

I recently reformatted one of my computers and have forgotten to turn on Remote Desktop. Now I am trying to grab some files off that computer, but I have no way of accessing it. I have an ...
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Can you enable Remote Desktop Connection on a new first-turned-on Windows PC via a CD/USB stick WITHOUT a monitor?

I have a specific problem. I'm trying to get a relative to setup a new PC for me. The issue is there is no monitor installed! When it arrives I want a relative to plug it in (just the basics, power ...
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Remote desktop freezes when there's a lot of scrolling text

when I connect to a Windows 2008 server via remote desktop (rdesktop ir krdc - doesn't matter) it works fine until there is a lot of scrolling text. Let's say I open a ssh connection to some other ...
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Mikrotik Firewall rule: block all connection except to VPN server

As the title says I need to block all the connection to mikrotik router from outside except connection to VPN server. Then allow Remote desktop to LAN's system over VPN(either L2TP/IPSec or PPTP) from ...
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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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Copy/Paste (Clipboard like) functionality from a VNC desktop

I use TightVNC, RealVNC to access the Remote Linux(CentOS,Ubuntu) desktops by running a vncserver on the remote machine. When I connect to those servers from my Windows host: Can I use the ...
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Windows 8 cannot connect remotely to Windows Server 2012

I have installed Windows Server 2012 and then configured remote applications. At first it was working fine and I could be able to connect remotely and run remote applications from Windows 8 clients. ...
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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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Mouse cursor (pointer) changes when using remote desktop?

I have Windows 7 Professional on my laptop. I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my desktop. I often use "Remote Desktop Connection" to access my laptop from my Desktop. Usually this works great. Today, ...
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Remote desktop pressing Windows key randomly

When I'm using remote desktop at work from one specific PC it has a quirk which is really quite irritating. I'll be typing away and suddenly the Windows key will be pressed, things start ...
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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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How can I configure the max connection limit for Remote Desktop Connections on a Windows 2003 Server?

Currently, I have a Windows 2003 Server that I connect remotely using Remote Desktop as administrator. It allows two concurrent sessions for the administrator plus a console session. How can I ...
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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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How do I open a local file through Remote Desktop?

Is it possible to open a file in a Remote Desktop session locally? For example, I have a Word document in the remote session and want to open directly to local without downloading. Would this be ...
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Prevent local computer rebooting (windows update) during fullscreen remote desktop session

Is it possible to prevent Windows 7 from rebooting without any interaction from the user? Or even better, only if the use is using a full screen application? More details: My wife uses her home ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts sometimes not working

We have Windows 7 and a Windows Server 2012 on the server side. We login via RDP Client. Sometimes the @ character the } character is working only after pressing it 3 to 4 times. And sometimes it ...
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Run command on every windows workstation

I just found out that I need to add a persistent static route to each and every workstation on my network of 80 Windows XP & Windows 7 Workstations. How do I add a persistent route to every ...
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RDP connections very slow after update to Windows 8.1

Since I updated to Windows 8.1 (Enterprise) I have a sporadic issue with RDP connections. They're very slow. So it looks like the the machine runs at 100% with a high ping. But it's not. The host ...
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Microsoft Rdp ipad app cannot control chrome on server [closed]

I've got the Microsoft rdp ipad app installed and I quite like it but I cannot control google chrome on the server when using it. I can control/interact with everything else but any clicks etc to ...