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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Windows 10 Remote desktop not working properly (The Remote desktop services is currently busy)

I have four machines running Windows 10 Pro, all upgraded from Windows 8.1. I use mstsc to remote between them. When I do this several things commonly go wrong. The first workflow 1a) On first ...
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windows 10 RDP does not connect to remote computer

I recently had my windows system update to windows 10. both systems started on windows 8.1. I've been trying to configure the machines for remote access but am having limited/no luck. Some notes of ...
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XRDP: window manager not starting

I have setup my Ubuntu server so that I can connect and login to XRDP from Windows remote desktop. My problem is that after logging in, no window-manager is started. It only displays a single ...
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How do I set up non local network folder sharing?

I am not a tech savvy person so this may be very easy to solve or not solvable at all, or perhaps there is a better way that I am not thinking of... The Situation: Three (3) Desktop Computers ...
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Windows RDP quality deteriorates with time until a full Windows client restart

When I connect with RDP from Windows 8.1 Enterprise to Windows Server 2012, in the beginning the connection is flying, but after half-a-day, it becomes sluggish and with a lag of a second-two. ...
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What limitations are there when I try to run an Adobe Creative Cloud application as a RemoteApp?

I posted this as a question on Adobe Forums, but after waiting a while, there have been no replies and low views. I'm planning on installing [Adobe Creative Cloud] applications on a Windows Server ...
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Keep RDP from locking session in Server 2012

I am running windows Server 2012 with two users. I have an app that takes a screenshot of a game console that runs under each user. The problem I am having is that I can't detach the Remote Desktop ...
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Windows 7 Host Initial RDP Connection Slow after Sleeping

My desktop runs Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise. When connecting to my desktop via RDP from various other Windows 7 clients, the first connection after resuming the desktop from sleep is slow. To help ...
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Remote desktop on custom ports

We have an office with a Windows 2003 SBS server and a couple of workstations. I set up Microsoft remote desktop for each of the computer in such a way that anyone could remote into the computers ...
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Cannot enable remote desktop connection in win 7 ultimate

I'm trying to enable Remote Desktop connection on Windows 7 Ultimate (signature edition, yes I had a Windows 7 party, lol!) Anyway, the options for enabling rdp are not there, not greyed out they ...
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Inline images are lost when copying them to a RDP session

Observed behavior: Copy some text including an embedded image from an email in Outlook to the clipboard Paste the clipboard content to a RDP session into Word the text is pasted, the image itself ...
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Curtain mode disconnect after pin in Chrome Remote Desktop on Windows 10

I am successfully using Curtain mode on Chrome Remote Desktop on my Windows 7 Ultimate installation, and I have been recently trying the new Windows 10 beta to see what might not work when I ...
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Remote Desktop Services: Fixed hostname per client

I'm investigating the deployment of a RDS-based solution and I wondered if an RDS session can be assigned a unique hostname based on the PC the session originated from. I need this to allow the ...
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Remote desktop: remote USB devices not recognized

[Update] I do not want to redirect the USB device! I'm trying to use a remote device on the remote computer, just like it would if I'd not using remote desktop. I'm connected to a remote computer ...
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Eliminate all Windows Remote Desktop Connection warnings

I use Windows RDP to connect to a variety of Windows operating systems. Sometimes I get security prompts (even after checking "don't display this again") relating to certificates, other times related ...
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Why do IPSec VPN Compression and Windows Remote Desktop not work together?

I just discovered a strange problem. I connect to a remote network via VPN. Within this VPN is a separate Microsoft Small Business Server (which does not provide the VPN, another device does this). So ...
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Restoring keyboard settings after a remote desktop session - Windows 7

We have USB scanners that require Num Lock key to be ON to work properly. I noticed when I remote logged in to a PC (remote desktop) and my num lock key was OFF then the remote PC will also turn it ...
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Change Windows 7 RDP host certificate expiration date

My Windows 7 desktop computer uses a self-signed certificate to identify its RDP host. So to prevent a man-in-the-middle attack, I have to manually verify the thumbprint the first time my RDP client ...
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Testing RDP connections

Given hostname (+ portnumber) + username + password, how do I get a yes/no answer to the question: Can I connect to host with username+password? from the commandline or a script? Is this possible? ...
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Shared connection frequently closes when opening a new connection

I'm making heavy use of reusing a shared connection which I open to a remote box at the beginning of my workday. My .ssh/config looks somewhat like this: ControlMaster auto ControlPath ...
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How to allow a secure remote desktop login, yet keep things convenient?

So I want to have RDP on my main desktop machine and while I did this countless times already, I always used just the hardest possible random passwords. Which indeed works quite well on servers, as ...
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After I configured VPN my remote desktop session ended and won't reconnect

Running server 2008 I connected via remote desktop and added the remote access role. After I configured it and pressed go, it said 'please wait' and then remote desktop disconnected. I'm not able to ...
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Ad-hoc Wi-fi disconnects as soon as I rdc into a Windows 7 Enterprise

So, I have two notebooks: one is Windows 7 Enterprise lets call it "E" - other is Windows 7 Home Premium - lets call it "H". I have a 3G USB dongle which connects me to internet. The goal is to ...
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Trick a piece of software into thinking you are not using RDP

I usually RDP into my work machine that has all my software and the computing horsepower I need to do my work. From there I connect to a VPN that allows me to access my test and production servers. ...
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Can't connect to remote desktop via Cisco VPN using wireless connection, works with wired

I have a laptop using Windows 7 64bit connected over wireless connection to a router and then onto the Internet. That laptop was connecting to a Windows 2000 Server over remote desktop through Cisco ...
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Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200

The description says it all. Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200. My computer is a Win8 while the computer I am connecting with is a ...
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Screen goes grey in Remote Desktop Connection from windows 7 to ubuntu server

I recently got a 64 bit ubuntu server based on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 "Precise Pangolin". However I can't seem to connect to it properly from my windows 7 64 bit machine. I can get to the login screen ...
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How to copy files from Linux to Windows with RDP (Vinagre)?

I'm able to log in to my EC2 instance with Vinagre but can't figure out how to copy files from my (Ubuntu 12.04) machine to that (Windows Server 2008) slice. Some googling yielded this which ...
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NoMachine NX shadowing doesn't scale desktop correctly

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my main computer, I installed the nx server from NoMachine, on my laptop i installed the client for windows (xp). The connection works fine, and if I login to a new gnome ...
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SSH tunnel over HTTP(S) proxy (Reverse RDP)

I've been trying to accomplish this scenario: HOST_WORK is behind non-transparent squid_proxy (its not, but to get outside you need to use it, all other packets are black-holed on gateway not to ...
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Terminal Server - Task Manager disapears Windows 2003 Server

A bit of a problem on our Server 2003 Windows, from time to time terminal server manager stops working and I couldn't see any active sessions, so I went over to task manager to see the ...
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Remote Desktop: want remote locale by default, not the local one

Not a duplicate of Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection - Keyboard Locale Often I have to connect via remote desktop to my office PC. For various reasons, the default keyboard locale on my home ...
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Can't connect to Windows 2003 Server from WAN via mac RDP client

Question: How to connect to server from WAN? I have no problems connecting from the LAN, that works fine. What I have done: set up port forwarding on router for port 3389, and it points at the ...
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Virtual Display with Apple Remote Desktop

I have a MacMini which uses a TV as display (it's my media center) and a MacBook, both running OSX Lion. I bought Apple Remote Desktop and set it up. I can connect to the MacMini with my laptop (using ...
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Remote Desktop: Streaming audio on both computer

When I connect to my other computer using rdp, I have three choices: listen audio from my remote desktop, listen audio to my client computer, or don't listen to audio at all. But I'd like the audio ...
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Can I use touch input instead of a cursor with Chrome Remote Desktop?

I'm currently using my mobile device to access my laptop running Windows 8.1 via the Chrome Remote Desktop app. It works fine, however I find it not user friendly having to drag my finger across the ...
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Windows 10 pro 64 bit - Remote Desktop can't move files

I am able to connect 2 computers both running Windows 10 Pro and using the new remote desktop available from the Microsoft store as a free app. My problem is I can't move any files like I used to be ...
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xrdp: curly braces on Italian keyboards (i.e. AltGr + Shift + key not working)

I installed xrdp on a Ubuntu machine (following this), which works fine except for a problem with the keymap. On Italian keyboard, you can type curly braces ("{" and "}") by typing Alt Gr+Shift+è and ...
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How do you use multiple monitors in MS Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7?

Using the RDMan from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=44989 Tools->Options->Full Screen-> last checkbox is 'Use multiple monitors when necessary' however this has no ...
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Logon failed to localhost using a domain name via remote desktop

I want to connect to localhost via remote desktop, the OS is Windows server 2008 r2. I can connect successfully using 127.0.0.1,::1,localhost and the IP address in the network. But when I tried to ...
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Ways around copy/paste size limitation for Windows server without sharing

I'm trying to allow for users to copy/paste or Click and drag items into a sub folder of a shared parent. The architecture goes along the lines of Parent>Child>Child. The bottom child is not shared, ...
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RDP Session Assigned Keyboard Shortcut to Open desktop Shortcut not working

I have an RDP Session that has application shorctuts on the desktop that have assigned Keyboard Shortcuts to initiate the opening of an application. For what ever reason these do not work when we ...
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Windows 8.1 stops responding to ping after user has signed off

When i sign out of my win 8.1, it stops responding to pings from my other machine. This win 8.1 is installed on a laptop, so I guess this may be a power plan issue, but currently I have power plan ...
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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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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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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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How does acting as an RDP host affect UDP visibility/routing?

This is an odd one. My work desktop runs a chat app that is udp based. It is for chat within the office. When I used gotomypc, I could use the chat app fine. But when I use remote desktop to ...
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How can I work out why my headless VirtualBox VM is not booting?

I have an Ubuntu Server, upon which I am trying to run a headless VM (Ubuntu Server as the guest OS) with Virtualbox. The machine apparently starts up but I cannot ssh into it (though it should be ...
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Amazon web services

I am trying to establish remote desktop connection to my Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance from Windows 8.1(local system), followed all of the following steps mentioned in amazon aws docs At 16th step it ...
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RDP App over wifi react (crash) differently then when wired

On a TS 2012 R2 I have an app that is only accessing local resources. When I connect in RDP from the local network or even from the Internet from a wired connection everything is fine. But when I RDP ...