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1answer
19 views

How can I elegantly manage a machine for running slideshows using VNC or RDP?

I have a WinXP professional machine that is connected to a video distribution system. It needs to display a slideshow on screen, and this slideshow will be changed every weekend or so. The person ...
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0answers
35 views

RDP connection to admin account activates group policy

I have a stand alone win XP sp 3 machine with two users. Admin and user. The user has group policy activated and limited access but the admin has full access. For some reason connecting via remote ...
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0answers
58 views

Why can't I debug my ASP project through a remote desktop connection?

I just asked this question in Stack Overflow but I figured this stack exchange forum is a better fit. It's been about a month of trying to figure out this problem and we've still not found a ...
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1answer
115 views

Audio capture through remote desktop connection for a VM

I have a Windows VM, on which I need to record voice. The issue is that I use a Remote Desktop connection to connect to it. Which RDC client should i use, so that my local machine can capture audio ...
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0answers
326 views

cannot start remote desktop on Windows XP

I spent a couple of hours on this already but was unable to fix the problem. When starting up the Windows Remote Desktop application I get the following error: "The system cannot find the file ...
0
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0answers
518 views

File copy and paste over RDP stopped working

I use Remote Desktop from a Window 8.1 Pro 64 bit PC to a remote Windows XP Pro SP3. Recently I noticed copy&paste of files does not work in either direction. Copy&paste if text and images ...
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1answer
128 views

Windows XP force authentication on RDP

I've been trying now for a while, but cannot sort this out... I am running two Windows XP guest machines on VirtualBox and if I connect to either of them via RDP, they log straight into the desktop ...
0
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0answers
50 views

Neither Alt + Tab nor Alt + PageUp / PageDown works in RDP

In my remote desktop (in full screen mode), Alt+Tab doesn't work. Even the alternative, Alt+PageUp / PageDown doesn't work. Does anyone know what could be the problem and how to resolve it? MY RDP ...
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0answers
42 views

Windows Remote Desktop Procedure not working

I have two computers both with Windows XP SP3 Pro and two network cards. Everything it's linked as described below: PC named A, has 1 expansion network card Intel Pro 1000 with IP set to 10.0.0.1 ...
2
votes
2answers
7k views

Where do I enter “domain” in remote desktop from windows xp?

I'm trying to connect to a remote desktop from windows xp. They gave me computer name domain username password Now where/how should I enter "domain"? If I don't enter any, I can't connect ...
4
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1answer
244 views

How can I disable incoming remote desktop connections while I run an “outgoing” remote desktop session?

The setup: I have an office PC running Windows XP. However, I usually have to work at (i.e., be physically present at) various labs, where there are lab PCs. In order to still have all my programs and ...
0
votes
1answer
525 views

Windows remote desktop to a pc without a monitor? / Force windows to boot in VGA?

I have an old pc with a broken graphics card. It can run on vga mode. So I decided to control it using remote desktop on my laptop. It worked. But I feel like Im wasting the monitor of that broken pc. ...
0
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2answers
232 views

Windows XP Pro remote desktop session dissapears (timeout or what?)

I have set up ESXi to run some virtual machines. At the moment I only have two machines, an Ubuntu 13.04 and then a Windows XP Pro machine. I want to use the Windows XP Pro machine to run a desktop ...
2
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0answers
23 views

Windows XP remote desktop connection to my system alters the files/ folder placement on my host desktop [duplicate]

Please let me know on how to stop my individual files/ folder placement on my desktop to disappear when someone connects to my system via remote desktop. All the icons/ files/folders cluster together ...
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2answers
2k views

How to access second monitor from another machine remotely which has a single monitor?

I have 2 monitors at work (Win 7). I sometimes log into my pc remotely from a single-monitor 'demo' XP computer. In that case, the short cut keys (Windows key+ Shift+ Left/Right Arrows keys) are not ...
0
votes
1answer
308 views

RDP works fine on a wired connection, but over wireless it throws error

RDP works fine on a wired connection, but over wireless it throws the following error: "Remote Desktop cannot find the remote computer type the name or address again or contact admin" Using a ...
0
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0answers
64 views

Remote assistance cannot connect to windows XP from a Windows XP pc

I am trying to use Remote assistance feature which is provided in all version of windows OS.We are using invitation file to connect to another pc.In our case server PC is windows XP and it can be ...
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1answer
3k views

Allow multiple remote connection on microsoft remote assistance

We are accessing one XP home pc via microsoft remote assistance. But it allows only single connection at a time. We need 3 more connections at a time over LAN. Is there any way to have multiple ...
0
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1answer
592 views

PSExec can not connect from Windows XP to Windows 7

I am currently trying to use Remote Desktop on a Windows 7 Pro PC whose screen is currently broken from my old Windows XP laptop. However, before the screen broke, remote connection was turned off on ...
2
votes
1answer
368 views

Remotely access Azure from Xp

I'm trying Windows Azure, and would like to see if I can connect from Windows Xp / Vista... The error message that I get when trying to connect from Xp: Remote Desktop cannot connect to the remote ...
0
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1answer
98 views

Use remote computer desktop win7 - win xp [duplicate]

I need to use via my laptop (windows 7 installed on it) my office pc computer with windows xp on board. You can say try to use teamvieawer, radmin etc.... But main trouble is that i must to use it ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Problems with RDP in WIndows XP

I have a vps that runs Windows XP. I remote desktop connect to my vps and I close it but when I reconnect again it tells me to disconnect the current user so It doesn't use the existing session. But I ...
1
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1answer
101 views

Remotely connect to computer where I don't have admin access on

I have a Windows XP computer, PC1, where I have no admin access. I am only a non-admin user. I want to remotely control PC1 from PC2 (Windows Vista, I am admin here). I need to make PC1 a server and ...
0
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1answer
326 views

Mac Internet Sharing and Remote Desktop

I've got an iMac running OS X 10.8.3. I connect to the internet via ethernet and have ICS setup to share the ethernet connection over wi-fi. I then have a Windows XP Dell laptop that connects to the ...
0
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3answers
770 views

Windows XP no RDP in but RDP out works

I have a Windows XP Pro sp3 machine which no longer accepts remote desktop incoming connections. This machine is used only with some demo equipment so there's no telling when it stopped working. I ...
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1answer
262 views

Remote Desktop was working, but isn't since installing MS Security Essentials

The full story (in case it matters): yesterday Windows Update installed 6 new updates on my PC running Windows XP. On restart, it failed to boot properly. I used System Restore to roll back, but ...
2
votes
1answer
497 views

Remote login to a computer running Win7 from WinXP works only once

I have a problem logging in remote to all our test machines/servers running Win7 or WinServer2008 from my computer running WinXP. I am able to login only once and once I close the session and try to ...
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1answer
3k views

“StickyKeys” popup whenever pressing Shift in Remote Desktop session to Server 2003 from Windows 7

I am connecting from a Windows 7 workstation to a Server 2003 server, and it seems the "StickyKeys" dialogue box (on the server side) appears whenever Shift is pressed- even if it is just pressed once ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Is it possible to use a dual monitor setup when you're two Remote Desktop Sessions deep?

I have two identical monitors on my desktop PC, which is running Windows 7 Ultimate. I'm using RDP to connect to a Windows 2008 Server, checking the option to use all of my displays in the session. ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Is there any way to connect to my WinXP computer remotely using RDC when its disabled in settings?

I forgot to enable the checkbox "Allow Users to connect remotely to this computer" in "My computer" properties of my work computer. (WinXP SP3). Now I need to RDC (mstsc) to this computer from a ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Remote desktop connection to network printer

I'm trying to print a document from a remote WinXP machine to a network printer I use on a local Win7 machine using Remote Desktop. The network printer does not appear in the list of those available ...
1
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2answers
6k views

Windows Server 2008 copy paste operation from local system

Copying files from the local system and pasting them on the server is an easy process for small files. However, I have not been able to do this for a few days now. How can I enable this feature ...
0
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1answer
57 views

RDP windows key jamming

There is a known bug in RDP; if you lock the screen while connected to a computer the computer you are connected to will have its windows key jammed. There are a few work arounds that involve ...
4
votes
1answer
8k views

Remote desktop: automatically logoff when disconnected

I'm using Windows' Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows 7 machine to a Windows XP one. Many times, I just hit 'X' on the window without logging off when I'm finished using it, and subsequent users ...
2
votes
5answers
19k views

Remote Desktop: can't connect to remote computer

I am trying to RDP to another computer on a LAN and sometimes get the folllowing error: This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the ...
0
votes
0answers
208 views

How to forbid RDP login when user is already logged on to the system

We have a Windows XP machine that is used remotely via RDP. Currenly, if a user 1 logs-in to the system using an Administrator account, he can work only until a user 2 tries to login to this same ...
1
vote
2answers
291 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
587 views

Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions with Windows

I'm using Active Directory with Windows XP clients and Server 2003 as the AD. Is there a way to allow a local user to be logged in and allow an admin to login as well without one of the sessions being ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Which alternative port can I use for RDP?

The default port for Remote Desktop is 3389. I would like to change the port to another port in order to thwart a brute force attack that is occuring on my machine. What port number could I use? I ...
4
votes
3answers
16k views

How to block incoming connections from one IP address?

I have found out that one IP address is trying to RDP to a machine. I would now like to get XP to block all incoming connections from this IP address, and I am finding it very frustrating how ...
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0answers
284 views

Using ThinStuff to allow multiple sessions in XP

How does the Thinstuff product work to allow multiple terminal sessions in XP? Is it against the Microsoft EULA?
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0answers
171 views

Accessing local USB port from a VM Player guest which is running on a remote computer

I am connecting to a multi core Windows XP 64 bit machine from my single core 32 bit Windows XP machine in order to access Visual Studio to build our solution. Then we test the product on several VMs ...
2
votes
3answers
8k views

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. ...
0
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0answers
426 views

Remote Desktop OK from within LAN but not from outside

I have trying to Remote Desktop between a Win 7 machine and a XP machine. I can do this OK from within the LAN, but as soon as I try to do it from outside the network I can't. I thought I had setup ...
4
votes
4answers
22k views

How to copy files through a Remote Desktop Connection over VPN

I need to connect to a client's server through VPN. I'm using Windows 7 but the VPN from the client is compatible only to Windows XP. I installed a VM (Windows XP) on my Windows 7. After I installed ...
3
votes
4answers
992 views

Remote desktop to a computer without screen

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and an older stationary with Windows XP. When I had a screen I set it up for use with remote desktop. I no longer have any screen, and used to connect to it using remote ...
0
votes
0answers
716 views

remote desktop connection doesn't work while using vpn

I connect from my laptop to my wireless connection, run VPN to connect to my office's network, then try to use remote desktop connection to see my office's computer desktop. It always fails. Some ...
0
votes
1answer
141 views

Misaligned active window capture in Remote Desktop

Recently I need to to do some reports by capturing the active window within Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe). The capture was done using Alt+PrintScreen but the resulting captured image is misaligned, 6 ...
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0answers
262 views

Alias network adapter in Windows XP

I use a VPN channel for an online banking client. This channel is implemented as an NDIS filter installed on the outbound network interface which gets activated when you insert the smart card. When ...
1
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1answer
245 views

Free solutions for exporting a single window from one system to another in windows - the equivalent of x11 forwarding between windows systems

For various reasons, i need to forward a single window, as transparently as possible from one windows system to another. Raw performance is not an issue, there should be a dedicated gig-e connection ...