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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hp prodesk 600-g1 serial communication failure when using remote desktop

windows 7 pro. running a proprietary old software program that accesses the serial port. serial port is now a serial to USB 2.0 converter. connection fails during use and stops transferring data when ...
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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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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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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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Windows Server 2012 R2 forced to select user when remote control?

Currently I can't open SmartGit program when I remote to my server Windows Server 2012 R2 - it keeps opened in another concurrent logged-in account. I want to choose account to log in when I start my ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to the same screen as on the monitor?

I'm running Windows Home Server. It's in my entertainment center, hooked to my TV, and I use it to listen to music and watch movies. Right now I have a keyboard and mouse stuck beside my TV so that ...
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Screensharing tool for Offline Network [on hold]

I'm working an a network without internet connection. What options do I have for a screen sharing tool?
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MSTSC - mouse input works, but somehow keybord input is locked. How to unlock?

MSTSC (Microsoft Terminal Services Client, aka Remote Desktop) - mouse input works, but somehow keyboard input is locked. (I see desktop and can use mouse with apps but can't input a single ...
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Xbox One - Access Windows Remote Desktop Connection

Is there a client (or another way) for the Xbox One to connect to a Windows PC over Remote Desktop Connection?
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Gnome Remote Desktop on boot?

I have a laptop with a broken screen that has great specs. I want to keep it on 24-7 to run as a server for various things. I notice that I can login to ssh on reboot with no problems. However I ...
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RDP Version Number?

Does any know how to get the RDP version Windows is running with?
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Keyboard layout in remote desktop

I need to be able to remotely change the keyboard layout of a machine. Will changing the keyboard layout in remote desktop change it for the physical machine? I have not been able to find any answers ...
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why is my screen black after rdp connection?

After connecting from my home via remote desktop, both my screens are black when I arrive at work. The only thing I can see is a mouse pointer on one of the screens. I then seem to have only two ...
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How to Compile and Install Remmina From GIT Repository for Ubuntu (KDE)?

Gentlemen, I would like to compile a version of Remmina directly from the GIT repository, because I need to apply a patch to fix a problem. With the command sequence below I can compile it and ...
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Win 7 Remote Desktop and Remote Printing Not Working

We have 2 offices located in Sydney and Melbourne, and the colleagues use Remote Desktop from Melbourne office to a Windows Server 2008 R2 box in Sydney, and want to print out something to the printer ...
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Remote desktop does not pass Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down)

Ctrl + Alt + Up (and Down) do not seem to be assigned to any Windows function, yet they are not passed correctly by Remote Desktop. Can this be fixed? Tested on Windows 8.
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Remote Win-7-Pro PC needs to have 3 enduser logged into it at once

I have a financial system at work that currently is used by 3 employees and there are 5 physical monitors connected to it. Each monitor has some type of different financial data on it. What my end ...
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OS X RDP to Windows Server 2012 R2

I am attempting a Remote Desktop Session. It will be 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 ...
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RDP and VNC “shared screen”

I have a remote Windows 2012 Server with RDP enabled and i want to use VNC also. But the problem that when someone disconnects from RDP VNC also going off and user got black screen on VNC. How may ...
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RDP connections keep dropping

I have an odd problem on my notebook (HP Pavilion dv7). My Internet connection seems OK for the most part. But lately I've been having trouble with Remote Desktop connections. While I can connect ...
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Multiple Remote Desktop environments on one server without having to login

I'm looking for a method of hosting multiple remote desktop environments without me having to enter different usernames and password everytime I connect. I am aware you can save login credentials ...
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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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Connect button disabled Azure Linux RDP endpoint

I have Linux VM on Azure deployed with Hortonworks Sandbox VM and want install Linux desktop. Following this tutorial ...
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Issue tunneling through an ubuntu bastion server

I have a bastion ubuntu server set up to tunnel traffic inside AWS to a Windows server on a private subnet. The AWS security group allows port 22 traffic, and all outbound traffic. The private ...
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Match account/ipaddress of users connected to a remote desktop

The remote desktop is running on Windows7. I do not have admin rights. Using nestat I am able to get a list of all remotely connected IP Addresses: C:\>netstat -n | find "3389" | find ...
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Chrome doesn't load pages when used as remote app using Remote Desktop

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server. I have set up Chrome as a remote app that people can launch via Remote Desktop. When I launch the remote app on my local machine (double-click the RDP file I ...
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Remote Desktop - Can't connect to remote machine from only 1 of my 3 work machines

I'm having an issue connecting to a remote machine (Win Server 2012) using Remote Desktop.. but the weird thing is I only have trouble connecting from one of 3 workstations that I use. The other two ...
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Retrieve IP address of Local PC connected to Remote Desktop

I am running Windows7 on Local PC and Remote Desktop (don't have admin rights on either). Say the IP address of my PC is 10.*.4.*1 When I connect to a remote desktop, using netstat I am able to ...
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How do I have the system start a process on xrdp connect and kill it on xrdp disconnect

I would like to start a background process defined in a shell script when an xrdp connection to an instance running on AWS EC2 is instantiated. There's a subtle difference between having the process ...
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Publishing local printers in Remote Desktop sessions

My client has users of an ERP application spread across 50 locations. In each location, there will be multiple users. The ERP is hosted in a central server which has Windows 2012 Server 64-bit. The ...
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Royal TS, full screen mode

Is there a proper full screen mode in royal ts? In my case the RDP connection is looking blurred. If not, is there another tool that replaces Remote Desktop Connection? Remote Desktop Connection is ...
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Accessing local Windows machines by hostname on OSX

This is very similar to Referencing computers by their name between OS X and Windows operating systems but my question is of a different nature: I can see my windows desktop in finder as a "shared" ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection failing every week

We have a Windows 7 Pro PC running 24/7 on a room downstairs in our building. We use this PC for running tests in some hardware that is connected to it via additional NIC and USB port. I configured ...
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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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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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Display window remotely

What i need is a stealth way to run a GUI application on a host computer, but have it display on another computer, like in Display Windows application via SSH X11 on Linux. It does not have to be ...
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Windows 10 “auto login” after connecting via rdp (mstsc)

After Upgrading 2 of my PCs (same LAN network) to Windows 10 (coming from Win8.1) i tried to setup my old Remote Configurations. When i connect via rdp (mstsc.exe) I'm getting the active session of ...
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OSX 10.11 remote login without taking over display

I want to be able to run updates for a few computers all from my desktop, while the users of those computers are logged in and working. Is there any way to log in to a remote computer as it's Admin, ...
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How to connect securely using RDP when connecting w/IP

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that I am trying to connect to a remote server via RDP using IP address. Issue lies with connection type - I'm using IP address and certificate name is DNS name. So ...
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How can I fix resolution/screen size issues when connected to a server via RDP?

We had someone in who needed to do some work on our server but when his laptop connected to it via RDP it made the resolution/screen size go all weird. Here are some screenshots as you can see some ...
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how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded OS) to remote machine(Windows 7) via RDP. The problem is once I try to test the audio via Skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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Server 2012 R2 Group Policy targeted to a specific computer on domain not enforcing

Thanks everyone who's viewed this and gives me an input on it. I have a Server 2012 R2 and I am trying to enforce a specific group policy ( Remote Session Time Limit ) to 11 Windows 10 Professional ...
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RDP File transfer is really slow. Any way to speed it up?

The host is running Windows XP Prof SP3 and the client is running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64. So ... I connect to the remote machine with a 15mbps of ADSL. Which ... I guess, got enough downstream. ...
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vnc desktop server wouldn't start automatically after booting for a specific user

I have had some problems with vnc server after changing the hostname of my new machine, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Now I solved the problem, but after reset, all the vnc desktop server is running ...
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Prevent cut and paste from/to RDP client

Is there a way to ensure a windows remote desktop client does not have access to cut/paste from/to the host machine from the host OS?
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How to access LAN IP Addresses : Cisco VPN Client

I've successfully configured Cisco VPN Client and connected. And allow local LAN access I don't know how to connect LAN IP Addresses. I was trying to connect with Remote desktop connection, it's ...
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Remote Desktop on Separate Network [duplicate]

Is there any way to have RDP client connect through a WiFI network, but have all the rest of my traffic go through the wired network?
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Windows 10 Home Remote Desktop

I am about to upgrade my computer to Windows 10 but I am unsure about which edition to use (Home or Pro). I read on some sites that remote desktop is not included in the home edition. A different site ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCman) does not go full screen anymore

I'm using the Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 on a Surface Pro 4 with Windows 10. Until recently, it was working fine: It would go to full screen and show this blue full screen connection bar at ...