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Questions tagged [remote-desktop]

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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How do I enable desktop sharing in Ubuntu from CLI?

I have reserved an Ubuntu VM from Microsoft Azure. I want to use its GUI remotely. For that I configured tigervnc and desktop on VM. Now, I want to enable desktop sharing for the VM. But I do not have ...
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RDP internal error when connecting through VPN and LAN but through WAN works fine

Here's my setup. 2 Telus ADSL Connections at 2 seperate locations Location 1 has a dsl modem and a TP-Link HL-R600VPN v4 (or whatever the latest is) Location 2 has an actiontec3200M and a TP-Link HL-...
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Editing an RDP session with Notepad and Powershell

This worked for me ls "~\desktop\CMR Desktop.rdp" -recurse | %{ (gc $_ ) -replace "session bpp:i:32", "session bpp:i:24" | set-content $_.FullName -force } Instead of the "-replace" switch which one ...
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Toggle between dual monitors from laptop

My work PC is a machine running Windows 10 Pro and has twin dual 17" monitors. I have a home laptop running Windows 10 Pro and connect to my work PC using Remote Desktop. I need to find a keyboard ...
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VPN to tunnel thru home IP address

Working remotely, I have a lot of things that require my home IP address to be able to login and do work. If I were to use my laptop in say a place like a cafe which would obviously have a different ...
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Can I combine the computing power of two laptops for everyday use? [on hold]

I have two laptops by different makers, both running Windows 10. Neither of them is comfortable enough for MS Office use or normal Web browsing. One has a better display, a quicker but smaller SSD, ...
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Microphone stops working after a few seconds on RDP

I have a Realtek High Definition Audio sound card and Windows 7. It works fine both when playing and recording. However when I connect to other computer, which has Windows 10 installed, via RDP and ...
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Remote USB device not visible with RDP

I have the same problem as asked here How to access *remote* usb devices over rdesktop and here Remote desktop: remote USB devices not recognized long time ago, unanswered. I have a remote machine ...
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RDP vs domain joining [closed]

Why would you join computers to a domain as opposed to just making everyone RDP to the server? As I understand it, if you make everyone in an office environment use RDP and use the server as a ...
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Expose remote desktop directly to the internet

I have a small server behind my router which runs Windows 10. It's pretty easy to set up remote desktop directly to the internet and expose the required port by changing the configuration of the ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta do not have a function to save every remote server's password

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta for manage the remote server. But there is an issue for me. because the Remote Desktop Beta only save the user like this: My question is, if I have many ...
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How to allow a user to login via Remote Desktop?

I am using Windows Server 2012 and I want to grant a user access to login on the Remote Desktop. But when I do that I get the error: Logon Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop via HTTPS

My understanding is that Windows can support remote desktop (RDP) over an HTTPS tunnel, but I cannot seem to find any documentation how how to configure this. Can someone point me to where I can find ...
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Backup & Restore desktop icons on Windows 7

My home computer, laptop and work PC have different desktop sizes. When I remotely connect from home to work or laptop to work via Citrix, Citrix rearranges my desktop icons on my work PC. I would ...
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Unattended Windows 10 Update to 1809 over RDP

I have several machines running Windows 10 1803. I want to update them to 1809, but I have only access over RDP/Remote Desktop. Starting the Upgrade is easy. And upgrading to Versions before 1803 ...
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Connecting to a headless machine that is connected to a hotspot connected to my main network

Sorry for the mouthful of a title, hopefully this diagram will make some sense of it; The solution I have right now is to connect my main workstation to the Raspberry Pi network, then connect to the ...
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Linux to windows ssh tunnel to rdp

i want to create tunnel from SSH to RDP Example : 80.4.4.4:22 Tunnel TO > 127.0.0.2:3388:172.16.0.1:3389 When i try to do it with putty , the RDP session was not able to established with an error of "...
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The mouse and keyboard doesn't work normally when multiple users working on one Mac simultaneously

I bought a Mac Mini 2018 (running macOS Mojave) for my lab yesterday and I hope to enable different users to remotely log in and use the Mac Mini with GUI simultaneously. The following steps were what ...
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Creating SSH keys to login into remote machines as root user

I have followed the process of creating the public and private keys so that I can login in to remote system without a password. But I would like to login into the remote system as root user without ...
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Windows Server write access to Remote Desktop Local Resource from a different user

I have connected to a server using Remote Desktop and mounted a drive as a "LocalResource". The drive is visible as \\tsclient\VpnFolder on the server. I can read and write files from the server to ...
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Using XFreeRDP, is it possible to view active sessions before logging in?

a pretty simple question i was unable to figure out myself. We have 10 global users (anyone can use any user) that can RDP to a specific machine and use it for a certain function in our office (They ...
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Fail to use 'Remote Desktop connection' with display size 3840x2160

I have setup a Hyper-V Windows VM on my Windows 10 machine. When I run that Windows VM and then i try to remote in using 'Remote Desktop connection', I cant' get connected if i set the Display ...
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Trying to get Windows 8.1 Remte Desktop to work on a newly cleaned laptop

I have two laptops both Windows 8.1. One of which I am trying to setup now as it has just been factory reset after getting too much rubbish on it. I am trying to remote desktop into a server in ...
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Can I use VNC to control RDP sessions on Windows?

I would like to control RDP remote sessions on a Windows Server 2016 machine with VNC server. I tried tightVNC and UltraVNC, I use host:display syntax to connect but I can only see the "Console" ...
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Installing FreeRDP and hit to error: field ‘des3_ctx’ has incomplete type

I was trying to install FreeRDP server using the link : https://github.com/FreeRDP/Remmina/wiki/Compile-on-Ubuntu-16.04 I hit to the below error during make && sudo make install [ 25%] ...
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cant enable remote desktop in windows 10 pro

I cant enable remote desktop in windows 10 pro (build 1803). I toggle the button . clicks confirm . but the service is not toggled on . However, when I check the classic way of enabling RDP, it ...
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Remote desktop access via RDP vs. 'services'?

So... we have a need to remotely access a desktop PC through a firewall to access a particular program that has to be run locally on that computer. Basically rather than having to go on site every ...
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Is is possible to use drag and drop between Windows File Explorer and a Windows Server hosted remote app? [closed]

Our company uses a document manager that allows drag and drop from File Explorer to its interface to quickly link documents. Using the "Add File" button to dig for files is very slow and inconvenient. ...
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vncviewer connect to primary display of lightdm on debian jessie (share with physical desktop)?

My server setup is: Debian jessie with lightdm DM with only modified changes section to sudo cat /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf: [VNCServer] enabled=true command=Xvnc -rfbauth /home/abarik/.vnc/passwd ...
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AnyDesk - Fatal Program Failure

Good day all. I have a window that pops up saying Fatal Program Failure (AnyDesk). This is what I have done so far: Uninstalled AnyDesk and reinstalled it. ( The window still appeared ) I ...
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Cannot Ping Or Remote Desktop into Hyper-V PC Via IP Address On Host

I have a bit of a bizarre problem. I have a Hyper-V VM and I cannot connect to it via IP address on the host computer. I intend to use it as an SQL server to host a database for a website while I ...
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Blackscreen issue to RDP Windows server 2012 R2 [closed]

When we are trying to RDP windows server 2012 R2 we are facing the Blackscreen isuue. I have tried RDP after unchecking the 'Persistent bitmap caching' in Experience but still there is no change. I ...
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Copy ssh key to a Windows 10 remote machine

I try to Copy an ssh key from a Windows 10 machine to a Windows 10 remote machine I generate a ssh key in my Windows 10 machine: ssh-keygen -t rsa But then I can't do : ssh-copy-id I have the ...
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Why JetBrains apps not showing window content in remote desktop (Xrdp)?

I installed on my Debian 9.5 Stretch Xrdp for remote desktop with vnc4server. When I try to launch any app from JetBrains in remote desktop like PhpStorm, PyCharm, Rider, DataGrip or Android Studio a ...
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How to find out who kicked another user?

I have a couple of users, connected to an RDP server (jump server, let's call it RDP-1 Windows server 2008 R2) and from there to another RDP (let's call it RDP-2 Windows Server 2008 R2) where they run ...
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How to protect home LAN when using OpenVPN to connect to remote LAN?

I have a home network (a router, PCs, phones, smart devices, etc.). I'd like to connect from this home LAN to a remote LAN at my work via OpenVPN (which is what our IT provides there). The remote LAN ...
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Connect to PC behind NAT444 using VPS + Reverse SSH Tunnel?

Okay, so it turns out that my crappy ISP put my computer behind a NAT444 so I can't access my home computer from outside anymore. I know, I could call my ISP (surely I'll get a no as response) or ...
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Tuning local Remote Desktop parameters

I am using Remote Desktop Protocol on Windows 10 in my local LAN. It works quite well but it feels not snappy in two situations: Scrolling Typing These affect my brain heavily on browsers and text ...
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Trying remote tasklist in cmd.exe on Windows 7 Pro but getting RPC server error

I have a Windows 7 Pro PC that is on my company domain. We have a Windows Server 2003 R2 domain controller and I have a domain administrator account that is a local administrator on all the office ...
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What is the fastest way to allow users to RDP into computers? [closed]

I have a network with about 20-30 computers which are all on the same network/domain. I just created a non-admin user and tried to RDP to the machines but keep getting the error "The connection was ...
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Run a graphical application on a cloud windows server without remote desktop connection

I'm looking for a way to run graphical applications like chrome or video games on a remote windows server instance on a cloud service like AWS or gcloud. I can do this when connected to the server ...
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remote desktop from iMac 5k and Windows 10 1080p into Windows 10 virtual machine resolution problems

I work from home a couple days a week. At home, I have an iMac 5k and use Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.2.3 on the iMac to remote into my company workstation which is a Windows 10 virtual machine. I ...
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Remote Desktop Connection from Windows 10 Pro to Windows Server 2016 over Internet got Internal Error

I got a workstation computer (call it Computer B), installed with Windows Server 2016 OS 64 bit and connected to router via LAN Ethernet cable. I had also login to the router admin account, added ...
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Windows server 2016 Remote Desktop limited to 2 users

I added the Remote Desktop licensing and installed 4 User CALs for remote desktop on a Windows 2016 server, stand alone not part of any Domain. rebooted system, still not allowing more than 2 users ...
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Windows 10 VMware - How to hard set display resolution

I have a Windows 10 VM running on ESXi v6.5. This is in a home lab, and the Win10 VM is just used for dev & test. I generally start the guest from the ESXi GUI and then access it via RDP and/or ...
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Achieving Max Possible Resolution with remote desktop 2015 iMac to Windows 10 Laptop

Can someone please provide some assistance on what the best and/or cheapest solution is to the following: I have a late 2015 27 inch iMac (retina 5k) in my home office. By far the best thing about it ...
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Win10 issue: all windows moved to left monitor in dual-screen RDP session

Machine in question is on Windows 10 Enterprise, build 1803. When I remote in (RDP) from another machine with dual-monitors, all of my open windows are forced over to the screen on the left. I also ...
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Windows Server 2016 and Remote printers

I'm trying to get remote printers to work over shared remote desktop sessions on Windows Server 2016. They were working before, now they are not, and they continue to reset themselves after I set ...
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Cannot log in as a Local User, but can log in as Domain User

I have a server A, with a domain user account domain/user1 and a local account I created user2, set to the Administrators and Remote Desktop Users. Computer A (win7) can log in (rdp) to server A as ...
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Windows: Copy files in remoted machine from that machine to local machine

I am on a Windows computer, say "LocalA". I manually RDP into a remote server, say "RemoteB". From RemoteB I run a script which does a bunch of things and at the end it should copy/send files from ...