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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TeamViewer ID: how is the ID used to identify the computer across the Internet?

This video mentions that the TeamViewer IDs used to identify PCs for remote assistance or control to a computer are unique identifiers based on the hardware configuration found on each computer. How ...
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Windows: UNIX XDMCP-like Remote Desktop access on Home Premium systems

This thread mentions that the Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services) client cannot be used to connect ot a Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows Vista Home Premium computer, because these are not ...
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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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How can I use the RDP client when logged in as Guest

On XP, the Guest account can run the RDP client to connect to a remote RDP server, but when I try the same under Vista I get this: I can run mstsc manually with 'Run' on the Start Menu, but ...
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Remote Desktop Connection seems to connect but it doesn't

I have been connecting to this server, for months now, and all of sudden I am unable to get it. Windows' remote desktop utility goes through its usual process. Asks for the Computer Name(IP Address) ...
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Windows 8.1 Bing Remote Desktop help needed

Im using Windows 8.1 with bing and so does the computer that i am trying to access (my friends). I am in need of help trying to set up a connection over my personal wifi at my house. I have both ...
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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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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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Can I access my desktop over VNC at a different screen size?

I've already installed x11vnc and have it running well on my laptop upstairs. I can access my existing desktop session with no real problems, it works great. The problem I'm running into is the fact ...
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Can an application detect that it is running as a RemoteApp?

Background information I recently installed Microsoft Office 2013 on my server to deploy using RemoteApp to all of my home computers. After installation, when I attempted to run the programs, it gave ...
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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 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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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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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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Tool to track session time logged into RDP [on hold]

I'm looking for a free tool to get a report of the total time I'm logged into my computer (via RDP) It would start the time here: Remote Desktop Services: Session logon succeeded: User: ...
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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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Beep sound in remote desktop

First of all, I don't like sounds (because I play a lot of media), therefore I have all system sounds disabled. However, whenever I'm using Remote Desktop (with the remote system muted), I get beeping ...
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How to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line

I download vnc viewer from here, i find it's a binary file, so my question is how to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line, for instance ruby -e "puts (File.read 'path/to/my/passwd')"| ...
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IE11 F12 tools menu moved to top

Until recently, the IE11 F12 Developer Tools window had a tab panel on the left to move between DOM Explorer, Console, Debugger etc. A few days ago I logged on to my computer from a remove machine ...
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Erratic mouse movement in 3D games over RDP with RemoteFX

It seems that the default mouse driver when connecting with RDP does not work well with certain applications, such as 3D games. My setup: Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V and strong graphics card VM ...
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Teamviewer - Find out ID of remote machine

I'm connected to a Ubuntu 13.04 Raring ringtail Server, I'm setting up. I've just installed Teamviewer on it (Through SSH), started daemon, and it's running fine. However, I'd like to know if there ...
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Can you specify what port Remote Desktop tries to connect to?

The Remote Desktop client attempts to connect to port 3389 on the server machine. If you want it to connect to different port you have to specify it in the address, eg. 100.10.10.1:3390 Is there way ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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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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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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RDP to Windows machine via SSH tunnels breaks the connection

I am having a weird problem that I cannot understand why it happens. Basically, it is the same symptoms described by this user: ...
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Error 'Unexpected licence packet' with xfreerdp connection to Windows Server 2012

i am having the following problem with RDP connections on Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64 bit: I am trying to connect to a Windows Server 2012 Standard (64 bit). It's in a workgroup named 'WORKGROUP' (it that ...
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Start RDP as Shell

I have a WinXP installation that only purpose is to connect to another PC with RDP. A dummy user account gets login automated and the user then must click on a link to the RDP with predefined ...
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Problems when trying to re-access a remote computer with Teamviewer when a previous connection has been lost

I have two computers, Windows 7 Pro x64: HomeComputer; WorkComputer, both have TeamViewer 10 installed. On each machine, TV is configured to allow unattended access, this works most of the time. I ...
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Teamviewer & other screen sharing showing a blank or black screen to remote user

I’m using Windows 8.1. and TeamViewer version 9.0.299 on a Dell Inspiron 15r 3521 laptop. Intel HD4000 with AMD HD8370 graphics. I have set AMD graphics to work on high performance for TeamViewer by ...
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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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Restricting access to an internal website when user is using Terminal Services

I have a requirement where there is an internal attendance website which is supposed to accessed only when the person using it is physically present at the computer. The options which came to mind ...
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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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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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Remote Access over the Network to a Virtual Box Machine

I am trying to remotely access a machine on Virtual Box, which is on a terminal server, but I don't want to have to log onto the terminal server first. I have enabled the Remote Display Settings in ...
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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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Why does remote desktop screen go black and stay that way for a minute whenver I restore a window from a maximized state, or maximize the window?

I'm connecting to a Windows 7 machine with desktop composition and all that turned on. It starts out in a non-composition mode where you can see portions of windows being drawn, but then it freezes ...
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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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Cannot use PStool for more than 7 PCs over LAN Network

Below is the batch file command I am currently using to shutdown the remote computers through LAN Network. Here is what it does. I have specified the remote computers IP address in text file named ...
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Stop windows maximising windows in multiple monitors

When maximising with multiple monitors, the usual behaviour is only one monitor is filled. But after a recent windows update, maximising fills all screens. Is there a way to stop this so they return ...
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Having no password on windows 7 log in physically, but with password through RDP

I am trying to make my main desktop be able to reboot right into the desktop without asking for a password, but I still want to be secure when I'm accessing it remotely. No one is ever going to ...
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Remote Desktop Revocation error SSL

I have a CA-certificate installed on both a Windows 10 and a Windows Server 10 machine. I have a certificate signed by the CA in use with the help of this: link. When I now connect from my Windows 10 ...
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Remote access to a windows XP Embedded system running a Java based HMI Screen

What options are available to me to be able to get remote access to a Windows XP Embedded machine that is being used as a machine interface (HMI, GUI) the HMI is running a Java based software and I ...
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How 2 users can connect to 1 account through RDP in XP/7?

There is one account on my PC, "Administrator". I know, that usually it's not possible to work in one account for 2 users. But i know that it can work with some patch or something else (i already ...
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How can several users connect to the one account via RDP?

I have one account on my Windows XP. If i login to account and then try to login via RDP to the same account - firts user will be logged off. I need that 2 users can work at the same time in one ...
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Connect to Passwordless Administrator account through RDP [duplicate]

There is one account on my PC, "Administrator", without a password. When I try to connect to it via RDP it says "Unable to log you on because of an account restriction". I think that is because the ...
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ssh login to remote hosted server having cpanel

I have recently bought a cpanel account from a web host re-seller. As far I know, cpanel is only the web interface to simplify the process of hosting a web site. Also, it provides command line ...
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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 ...