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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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What do I need to be able to access a server with different users at the same time?

this are my requirements: we need to run 20 apps linked to 20 other apps, for a total of 40 apps on a windows server 2016 server at the same time. As of now the server is not a domain controller and ...
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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 ...
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unable to login remote desktop windows server 12 , getting login credential error, but user name and password is correct only.

unable to login remote desktop windows server 12 , getting login credential error, but user name and password is correct only. yesterday its working fine, today only getting this error. Pl support
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Can I configure Remote Desktop Connection to stay open until reconnected after restarting the remote machine?

I manage Windows Server 2016 instances from a Windows 10 Pro desktop using Remote Desktop Connection. When I restart a server, the remote desktop connection closes and I have to ping the machine until ...
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Remote desktop timeout

I have a PC connected to a SmartBoard which has its own PC connected to it. They are both running on Windows 7. I am using Chrome Remote Desktop to connect both which happens to be in the same room. ...
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How to recover from Insert Key when using Apple Remote Desktop

If I happen to press the Insert key when connected to a remote Mac from another Mac via Apple Remote Desktop, I loose the ability to send further keystrokes to the remote computer. Whilst in this '...
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Remotely logging a user into the console session?

I'm looking to remotely (preferably through PowerShell, but anything will do) log in a given user to the console session in Windows 10, ie, as if the user was sat at the computer and typed in their ...
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I can not copy text out by Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta which is on my Mac to connected to a remote server(43.x.x.20): I can copy the text in the remote server and paste in it, but I can not copy text out to my Mac.
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Is it possible to tether my phone such that only traffic to one IP goes through it?

I am a contractor and I use all kinds of client equipment. I want to tether my phone so that I can remote to my home computer, however I don't want to use their corporate network to do so. I've set ...
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Fast and reliable transfer of multigigabyte directory to remote Windows machine?

I need to transfer 100K+ images (~15GB) to a Windows VM running on Azure. I used standard Windows Remote Desktop resource sharing to allow access to my local drive and tried drag-and-drop using File ...
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RDC blanks out second screen

I have a Dell laptop running Windows 10 and an addition Dell monitor that is much larger then my laptops. I use a citrix receiver to connect to a remote machine, once connected I then RDC to this ...
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Softlayer Windows machine cannot be connected

i have a number of devices on Softlayer. I created a new Windows machine on Softlayer and I am unable to connect to the new machine. I get the following error as I try to connect to the machine. I ...
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How to forward traffic from a Remote Desktop to my local machine?

I have a web application running on 192.168.48.16:8081 and want remote debug it from my local machine. I can connect to the 192.168.48.16 via Remote Desktop. How can I forward all the traffic on 192....
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mstsc.exe uses 25% of CPU (100% of core) - how to analyze/fix this? [closed]

We have Windows Server 2008 R2 that works as a Remote Desktop host. From there, users again have to connect to another RD host using RemoteApp. Suddenly, mstsc.exe of RemoteApp connection started to ...
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Force RDP connections to ask for username and password

I connect to client systems every day. They all have different server policies. Some allow saving passwords, some don't. Either way, everything is in keepass. The problem comes, when something is ...
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Gigagbyte board with Intel i211 nic wont wake up on network access, on on WOL magic packet

All my machines running identical Windows 10 setups wake on lan access. This means, I can send SMB, HTTP of RDP requests and they wake up. Then, this one Gigabyte board, only wakes on a WOL magic ...
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Can I use my local keyboard layout in a remote desktop session?

I use a variant of the Dvorak layout for UK punctuation. When I connect via RDP to one of our administrator boxes the layout is automatically set to US QWERTY. Can I set RDP to ignore the remote ...
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Can't Remote Desktop to Azure VM from laptop, but can from desktop

My Windows 10 Pro laptop cannot remote desktop to my Azure windows 2012 R2 VM. However, my Windows 10 Pro desktop can. But when I copy the .rdp file from desktop to laptop, then use it, I get: "...
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Windows 10 RDP randomly hangs then fast forwards

This post got kicked off of stackoverflow, so I am hoping this is a more appropriate place for it. I have been having an odd problem for the past several of months that I have been unable to solve. I ...
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Setting up RDP on windows 10

I am trying to set up a remote connection from the laptop which I bring with me to work and my Desktop I have at my home. I tried setting up an RDP connection but the remote system properties doesn't ...
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Disconnect a RDP-Session (with Windows Server 2012 R2) without the user being logged out

How do disconnect a RDP-Session with a Windows Server (Windows Server 2012 R2) without the user being logged out? The problem is that the program running on the server stops working after I ...
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In Xorg can an existing window be sent to another display by command line?

I have two windows which I want to see at the same time with two different $DISPLAY env vars, for example one is over vnc to another computer in the same LAN. The problem is both windows are created ...
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Run EBS Form when RDP is disconnected

I want to run my script after every 10min on RDP. when i schedule my script with active RDP connection then my script works fine. But when i disconnect my RDP connection and check afterwards i found ...
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Remote Desktop Store app credentials are not fetched from credential manager

Recently I installed new RDP Store app v10.1.1060.0 and noticed that I should add all connections and their credentials to the app from scratch. Despite I have all RDP credentials saved in credential ...
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Can i RDP into window 10 keeping current user session active

Suppose i am currently looged as user1 on local PC with window 10. IS it possible that i can RDP into that machine using user2 so that if user1 is doing something he does not get disturbed and see ...
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Change other user's mouse sensitivity through rdp

At my company we have some "public computers" (accessible for everyone who passes by) on the workfloor. Those computers run in some kind of kiosk mode due to security reasons. They connect to a ...
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VNC with stealth mode?

I am looking for ideas to solve a problem I have been having at my business. Problem: I run an early childhood education center in which we use a childcare management software. This software has ...
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Why can't I cd to a mapped drive using sftp?

I'm trying to upload a file to a mapped drive (D:) on a remote server using sftp. I can RDP into that remote Windows 2012 server and see the D: drive in Explorer. In a command shell I can also see ...
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Inputting # on remote Mac through Citrix/VNC

I use Citrix and VNC on Win 10 to connect to my Mac at work, and I find I can't type the # symbol. I have a UK keyboard, so shift+3 produces £ (both remotely and locally), and the key marked # ...
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Can't c$ to network share when Microsoft Account is tied to windows login but RDP works? [duplicate]

I've looked through similar threads but not found a solution to my issue. I have a laptop and a desktop both are using my Microsoft credentials to log in. I can happily RDP from my laptop to the ...
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Multiple Users for the same Remote Desktop in windows 7

I want to set different user id and passwords for different users of the remote desktop in windows 7. I'm having the ip for example 192.168.0.1 for remote login. I want to assign different user id ...
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(Real)VNC Viewer Dual/Multiple Display at remote pc - toggle display?

VNC is a great tool. However with multiple monitors either on client or on server its a bit sub-optimal. fi. if the server features 2 monitors and the client 2 you got one single window in the viewer ...
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Is Windows 10 HyperV console RDP and can it be changed?

Background info A Cisco VPN I'm using disconnects everything on the local network, I need access to my local network as it contains the documentation I use. My workaround virtual Windows 10 dial-...
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How to take auto-screenshots on a Windows VPS when not connected?

I've been trying some of the auto-screenshot softwares and they pretty much all seem useless when it comes to taking screenshots on a Windows VPS. They either don't take any picture at all or just ...
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RDP clients syncing remote IP addresses between separate machines

Background: I connect to one terminal server (TS) running Windows Server 2012 R2 from two Windows 10 machines (WinA and WinB). (I connect from Macs, too, but they don't share this issue.) I connect to ...
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Windows Server 2012 prevent remote desktop account logging out after inactivity

I've got a process that is running from Powershell on an Windows Server 2012 instance in AWS, however it is currently running under a user's account. The issue is that once the remote desktop ...
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Windows 10 RDP Connection Lagging

I am a power user of Microsoft Azure and use their virtual machine/RDP service. All my RDP is Windows Server 2016. Recently I changed mt laptop and I noticed significant lagging in RDP responsiveness. ...
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How to decrease RDP bandwidth usage?

I am using Remote Desktop to connect to a Windows 7 x64 PC. The OS allows concurrent remote desktop connections. I want to be able to play videogames remotely, but I noticed that when using remote ...
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Network bridge Guest Wifi and Ethernet LAN

I have a modem (Fritz!Box7490) that has wifi and a Guest network as well as the main network, and can act as a NAS. After I saw that my TV can access any file on the network, and my friend - who was ...
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Changing windows 7 administrator password using ssh

I can control my windows 7 using ssh as an admin, but i can't change the admin password, is there a way to change it? Or i just have to change it manually on the pc?
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How to use my PC while other person is connected over remote desktop on my PC

Example: PC1 with office Excel and office word. PC2 want to use Excel while PC1 user are already using office word. The problem with most desktop remote apps that when someone connect to your PC ...
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Remote Desktop to DC from client with upgraded GPO security

Applied some new required policies to our GPO and can't figure out why I can't login remotely using RDC to our DC (Server 2008 R2). I am getting this error from my clients. Logon failure: user ...
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How do I get remote access to Windows 10 on macOS?

Can anyone provide some guidance as to how I can remotely access my windows 10 laptop from my MacBook Pro?
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remote desktop into centos using domain authentication

Trying to configure rpd into a gnome dekstop on top of centos for a practical in class... struggling to find directions that will use ADDS authorisation to allow users to log in. i have done this ...
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Windows 10 remote desktop becomes blurry if connected with higher resolution

I am connecting to a Windows 10 machine using Remote Desktop from another Windows 10 machine. The machine I am connecting from has a native resolution of 1920x1080. If I set the remote machine ...
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RDP shadow and CAL licensing?

Ok, so i have a pc that id like to shadow Rdp by at least 3 users. They dont necessarily always remote together so technically 2 users is enough, 1 operating directly and other remoting from outside ...
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Firewall blocks VirtualBox remote display [closed]

I am having two guest OS on my laptop and I wanted them to be accessed by my PC. So I have enabled the remote display in virtual box with ports 3001 and 3002 for two guest OS To test I have opened ...
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How to make a server that can be used remotely as a PC [closed]

I have an old laptop which I would like to turn into a server. I would like to be able to remotely connect to the laptop and run programs on it that are too demanding for my new laptop (like UE4). How ...
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How do I prevent lock screen of remote computer when remote RDP connection into the computer is started?

How do I prevent lock screen of remote computer when remote RDP connection into the computer is started? This question “Disable Lock Screen after Remote Desktop session in Windows 10” is for ...