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Remote login (RDP) to server using its dns host name or its IP gives the same user account two desktops

I encountered an interesting situation today that I didn't know about. I logged in by user A using server dns host name SERVNAME and got myself session and my desktop. I put on the desktop some file. ...
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Install Windows Server via Remote Desktop

I have a new dedicated server, but my host charges €10/month to have a Windows 2008 R2 Standard OS installed. I require Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacentre primarily because of the networking features, ...
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Remote desktop login denied on 2008R2

We have two RDC servers, one running Server 2003 and the other running Server 2008R2, both relying upon the separate domain controller for remote desktop user authentication. On the 2003 server, the ...
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Main display changes after remote desktop connection

My office/dev PC is a triple monitor machine running Windows 2008R2. I occasionally remote desktop to this machine from home, using a single monitor. After I do that, the "Main Display" reverts to the ...
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421 views

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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can't map a network drive using RDP on Windows 2008 R2

I'm RDP-ing onto a Windows 2008 R2 server, and trying to map a network drive to it. I can ping the network drive, but when I try mapping it, I receive this error message: Windows cannot access ...
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1answer
34 views

How can I explicitly NOT login to console session?

A co-worker and I are both remotely logging into a server as the same administrative user. Is there a way to force mstsc to NOT use the console session? In other words, I'd like to login as the ...
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2answers
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Set a virtual machine (Remote desktop) log out at certain point of time

I really have no idea to start from, that's why I turned in here to ask. So, there's the virtual account (Remote desktop connection on Windows) and it needs to be set to reboot or log out, i.e. every ...
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Add laptop resolution for RDP on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm RDPing into a Windows Server 2008 R2 so that I can develop in Visual Studio from Ubuntu. My laptop resolution is 1366x768. How can I get that resolution for my RDP display?
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How to stop a remote desktop session from ending

We have Windows 2008 r2 servers running at the moment. If I log into the server using remote desktop connection, and then someone else tries to log into the same server while I am working on it, I ...
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1answer
363 views

Windows remote desktop keyboard mapping issue

We use Windows Remote Desktop to access our business system where they launch our business app directly via RemoteApp -- in other words, they don't actually launch the desktop environment, only the ...
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135 views

Windows server 2008 r2 touchscreen driver? (ON Hyper-V)

I have a Windows Server (2008 R2 Enterprise) running in a Hyper-V environment and I tend to use remote desktop on my Nexus 5 when using the server. Because of this I need to have perfect accuracy when ...
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46 views

Windows 2008 R2 Hyper V install messes with RDP

I installed windows 2008 server and installed all my roles only to find that Windows machines were having problems with RDP. I could use the microsoft app for ipad and android to connect but not using ...
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0answers
158 views

Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008 RDP Successful login but black screen

So I'm trying to RDP into my Windows Server but it won't work correctly and it is driving me insane and I don't get why this is happening. I have and iPad with the Microsoft RDP program, my windows 7 ...
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189 views

Service causing Remote Desktop to become unresponsive

I'm testing a service on a server (win 2008 r2) that we have to remote desktop in to, but starting the service causes remote desktop to become largely unresponsive. It will still take input, but seems ...
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How To Pass key stroke and clicks to AWS machine

Hi I am building an application . my application is using Guacamole which is a HTML5 application which provide a user to view remote desktop in browser window supporting HTML5. So i have a AMAZON ...
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Passing rdp user login credentials to server

I am working on an application and the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 The machine is Microsoft windows server 2008 Multiple user can login into server ...
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439 views

Open a specific application on user login in windows

I am working on an application. My requirement is to open a specific application whenever a user logs in, so the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 The ...
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2answers
135 views

Unable to Remote Desktop over VPN

Really strange. I am able to Remote Desktop over VPN to one of the servers (xxx.xxx.xxx.26), but not to another (xxx.xxx.xxx.27). The servers are on the same subnet. The funny part is that if I ...
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0answers
455 views

“There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request” when trying to remote desktop to a VM after power failure

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a virtual machine (vmware, Windows Server 2008 R2). I was connected to the SQL Server from another virtual machine via SQL Server Management Studio, then a power ...
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0answers
113 views

Paper size in paper setup of Excel 2010 grayed out

i have a workstation with a network printer installed that i use to RDP to another machine. while the printer works fine on the host, within the RDP session the redirected printer seems to gray out ...
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1answer
1k views

Copy-paste through RDP, file size limitation?

Is there a limitation how large files you can copy paste via RDP (Remote Desktop) in Windows? Is it possible to copy-paste e.g 4 GB files through RDP?
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1answer
286 views

How to configure message on Remote Desktop access on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2. When a user is logged in and another user (with same credentials) tries to logon, I need to display a prompt with the message that another user is already logged in. If ...
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1answer
278 views

How to give access to virtual machine using remote desktop

I am trying to give access to a friend to use a virtual machine that I created. I am running it in server 2008 R2. I created a profile for him. I gave him a log on name and a password. I wanted him to ...
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1answer
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Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote

“Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote Desktop Connection” When you try to install an MSI through an RDP connection you could get the “Windows Installer does not permit ...
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4answers
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How to enable RDP to a Server 2008 R2 on another network? VM network

I have a W2008 R2 installed on a different network (I am on 192.168.0.x - new server on 192.168.3.x) I had trouble ping and RDP to it. I disabled the firewall to test the connection: and that ...
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votes
1answer
512 views

minimized application will not restore but keep flashing

This usually happens when in Remote Desktop. As seen in the screenshot I've got some applications opened. A particular application (e.g explorer) is behind so I click on the taskbar icon (it's the ...
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votes
1answer
445 views

How to Toggle Full-Screen Mode in Remote Desktop Inside Another Remote Desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote Desktop keyboard shortcuts within another Remote Desktop session In my VPS, I ran remote desktop and connected to another VPS. Now, the new remote system has the ...
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486 views

Control + Alt + a Function in Remote Desktop on a Mac

I'm on a Mac and I'm using Remote Desktop to connect to my Windows machine. There's a shortcut needed in one particular program that is Alt+Control+F11. How do I go about doing that? F11 seems to ...
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1answer
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Server 2008 R2 not responding to ping, RDP, port 80, etc

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. I can RDP, ping, and access the webserver while in the local area network on the LAN NIC. But I cannot RDP, ping, or access the webserver while ...
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311 views

Cannot remote access win 2008 server r2 from internet [closed]

I have a problem to access my windows 2008 server R2 with remote desktop mstsc.exe other than my home network. This is what I have done / checked: I can access my server within my local area ...
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1answer
438 views

Windows Server 2008 r2 won't accept local connections via IP but external connections are fine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running remote desktop for me to connect to from my Windows 7 laptop when I am out of the office. So when I am at home, I can log into the server using remote desktop ...
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1answer
4k views

How can I stop the remote computer from changing my keyboard layout?

Whenever I open an RDP connection to a remote machine, that machine will be using the English (EN) keyboard layout and I have to constantly switch it back to German. I use a customized keyboard ...
0
votes
1answer
223 views

Leasing a server from 1and1; do I need to download remote desktop, or something to access the server?

I am completely new to this; in the past, I could make a simple site in Visual Studio and use ws_ftp to upload files to the server. But now, we're leasing our own server from 1and1, and here's what ...
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3answers
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How can I make sure that users log out of Remote Desktop sessions instead of just closing the RDP window?

We have a bunch of servers that our engineers remote desktop into, but each server has a two connection limit. We will often attempt to RDP into these boxes and we will see the "This machine has ...
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2answers
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Cannot remote desktop to Windows Server 2008 R2 by machine name

Recently installed Windows Home Server 2011. For those that don't know, it runs on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Unfortunately, I cannot remote desktop to box by machine name I gave it. I set the ...
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434 views

Shutting Down Workstation Computer With Batch File

I have a laptop and a desktop on the same workstation. On the desktop I have a virtual that shuts down when the host machine shuts down. Rather than have to remote from the laptop into the desktop ...
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1answer
451 views

Takes two login attempts for an RDP 6.1 session on an XP SP3 machine

I've got a couple of users that when they connect to their VM's via RDP, the first log-in attempt tries to connect then doesn't. It just gives them their credientals screen again. Then they log in ...
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1answer
4k views

Remote Desktop svchost (networkservice) & lsa.exe high cpu usage, hangs on welcome screen

We have deployed an RDS Farm with 12 virtual RDS servers using Hyper V. Currently some users are not able to log on. After passing credentials to the connection broker, the session hangs on the ...
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2answers
285 views

How to get multimonitor remote desktop to work in win-server 2008 R2

I've tried to connect to my windows server 2008 R2 using Windows 7 and also I've checked the checkbox "use all monitors for the remote connection" (or what it was called), however it only shows up on ...