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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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VPM and RDP on MAC and Comcast, recently RDP won't work

At home I have a new XF router, internet is working without any problems. However, I cannot connect over RDP to my work PC when I am connected to internet through this router (Wifi or cable). If I ...
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How to run c# application on remote windows pc [on hold]

I have simple c# application that I want running on remote PC. I can connect to this pc with remote desktop , copy the application and running it, but if I want to do it to number of PC that not ...
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How to show remote desktop or server screen in view only mode?

I have some tools/processes running on a remote windows desktop/server on cloud as a user of that VM, which I want to show to my customers. I can give them RDP credentials but I don't want them to ...
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Is it possible to enable Chrome Remote desktop on a computer so that someone who walks up to it cannot read your mail

If you want a computer at the office to be accessible to you when you're at home, can you enable Google Remote Desktop on it but at the same not have it so that someone could walk up to the machine ...
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Windows 10 RDP constantly poor connection

over the past week or two I've noticed that my RDP sessions to my home PC from work constantly are "Poor". Sometimes it'll jump up to "Good" but not always. I switched to TeamViewer just to see if ...
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disable log off after i disconnect RDP with AWS workspace windows 10

I have started a windows 10 remote machine from AWS workspace. I connect using Microsoft remote desktop(Mac version). But somehow I realize when I disconnect, something is not functioning properly, I ...
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Unable to wake up sleeping processes “hidden” after disconnecting from remote desktop

Connecting to a remote CentOS 7 desktop from Windows 10 Remote Desktop Manager and after disconnecting from the server, all of the previously open process appear to be hidden and asleep (normally I ...
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How to select all SessionID in cmd (Wthout Administrator's SessionID)

I can show the active SessionID with the following command: for /f "tokens=2-4" %a in ('"query session | find "Active""') do echo %b While I can show disconnected SessionID changing the searched ...
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Use hardware key to secure RDP login

I would like to restrict access to our windows Servers using a hardware keys additionally to passwords. Is it possibly to restrict connecting to (local) RDP to specific U2F Fido keys? And/or to ...
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Disabling the auto move of windows to the primary screen when changing screen configuration?

Using a single screen machine when I log in via Remote Desktop to a machine with three screens, all my open windows automatically get moved to the primary screen. Is there a way to disable this ...
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Which IP Address do I use to connect with devices outside my network?

Which IP Address do I use when I want to connect with another device out of my Network/Router? For example, Remote Desktop, or anything else where you need an IP address to connect.
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GUI Postman on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I have problems with my installed Postman on a Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64 Version 6.3, build 9600). First of all, I have downloaded and successfully installed (and also later removed) different ...
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Use specific screensaver when Remoting into another desktop

My company has PCs (Windows 7 & 10) in our lab that are used by clinicians. As software engineers, we sometimes remote into these computers to get logs or debug issues. When we do, it kicks off ...
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XRDP Black Icons and Windows

I have a CentOS 7 installation with XRDP. When I login and open a terminal, I frequently see the black boxes below. This does not occur ALL the time, but does occur every time the lock screen comes up ...
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Securing my Microsoft Remote Desktop connection over the Internet?

On my home Windows 10 machine, I have port forwarded Microsoft's RDP port (3389) via my router to port (20202). Thus, I can remotely access the Windows 10 machine via the Microsoft Remote Desktop ...
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Tigervnc connects then desktop never shows up

I configured tigervnc on CentOS6, opened up the port in IP tables and was able to connect and see the desktop earlier today. I restarted the CentOS machine to make sure my configuration saved and now ...
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RDC to local computer using O365 accounts and MFA

Context: I was doing this before MFA was enabled, the moment MFA was turned on, I was kicked from the local RDC and cannot log back into the RDC All accounts are O365 Both Computers are AD joined, ...
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anydesk does not accept capslock while in the remote pc

I'm a student at t.i and I'm having a problem using anydesk. While I use AnyDesk on my laptop(to work on my main pc that is at home) most of the code I write goes fine, But I am unable to write in ...
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Can ping by hostname, can RDP by IP, but cannot RDP by hostname?

I'm trying to Remote Desktop to another Windows PC. Both computers are in the same WORKGROUP. I can ping the remote computer by its hostname, which responds with its IPv4 address. I could get that ...
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How can I improve remote control performance on KUbuntu?

I just reimaged my home server with KUbuntu and installed TeamViewer. However, when remote controlling I get a very significant amount of stuttering, making it borderline unusable. I highly doubt this ...
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Remote Desktop: how to switch between monitors?

How can I switch between monitors on a remote connection? Typical scenario: imagine yourself in a conference room with one single big display. Therefrom, you remote into your two-monitor rig, and ...
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RDC bar hides next RDC bar

When connected with RDC to a server and then from that server connects to another or even several servers, the first RDC connection bar completely covers the next session connection bar. That makes it ...
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xrdp under centos7, which session type do I need to try? xvnc or xorg?

I just enabled the Xrdp service under a new installed centos7 system. When I use the Windows remote desktop client(mstsc.exe) to connect to the xrdp server, I see there is an option which can let me ...
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WMI query, get local info from remote server (for BgInfo)

I'm using BgInfo on a Windows server that users remotely connect to via RDP. BgInfo allows you to create custom elements based on WMI queries. I'd like to show the user's local hostname or IP address. ...
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Cannot connect to remote host with mstsc.exe

One of our users tries to connect from home to one of our servers through mstsc.exe, but is unable to do so. Each time she tries to connect, she gets a messagebox stating "the computer was unable to ...
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Powershell Remote Desktop Connection specifying user and password

How do you specify a user when using the mstsc command in powershell? While I can specify the server, I cannot specify a user. Let's assume Server name = server01, User name = Test, Password = PW ...
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Non VNC and VNC $Display confusion

I have an Ubuntu 16.06LTS system (let's call it Fred) that I use while sitting in front of it and on that same system I run a VNC server (FredVNC). My problem is that when I've started an application ...
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Keep the mouse active after disconnecting from remote desktop

I'm running a Java program that uses the auto mouse clicker to function. It works fine when the remote desktop client is opened on my screen but as soon as I minimize it or close the remote ...
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Windows Sever account local login on other computer without an RDP

I'm just new on windows server 2012 r2. I already setup all the Folders and user accounts. And I just want to know if possible to make login my windows user account as my other local computers. ...
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How to Upgrade Win 10 to 1803 Using Remote Desktop

I have to upgrade Windows 10 to 1803 on several remote machines, which can be accessed by using a Remote Desktop connection. Some months ago I used this command to install 1703 without having to ...
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rdp with dual monitors on chromebook

I have an external monitor connected to a chromebook. Is it possible to run an RDP connection that uses both screens? I can do it on a windows system. (The windows rdp client can automatically span ...
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Error login with RDP and Active Directory

have a problem when I try to loggin from a PC - Windows 8 - (using RDP) to a Windows Server (2008r2) that has Active Directory running. I can't access the server. (I put my credentials right) This is ...
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Copy files via RDP without establishing a UI connection first (for automated jobs/no interaction required)

Is it possible to copy files via RDP without opening a connection via mstsc first (so no shared folders - at least not for manual copying - and no clipboard)? I want to use, similar to FTP, network ...
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Can you RDP into multiple machines in the same router from the internet with all machines using default RDP port 3389?

Can you RDP into multiple machines in the same router from the internet with all machines using default RDP port 3389? Basically, my work has all unnecessary outgoing ports blocked. 3389 (default RDP)...
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Any reason why I can SSH from server terminal to remote machine but putty wont work?

So the title basically describes the issue, however here is a more elaborate breakdown. I can SSH into the remote machine from a local terminal, however I cant putty into the remote machine. I'm not ...
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Remmina RDP connects but Windows shares not auto-mounting

I'm wondering what I could do differently in Remmina version 1.2.30.1 (git v1.2.30.1) under Solus Linux distro. At work (on Windows 10) I use the Remote Desktop Connection software to RDP into a ...
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W2012R2 RDS: The number of connections to this computer is limited and all connections are in use right now

Recently, a W2012R2 RDS I am managing has started balking at incoming RDP connections with the following message to the users: The number of connections to this computer is limited and all ...
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Connect Mini-PC to Laptop

I got a mini pc. In fact, this one. I need a way to set it up, but I'm not sure how because, I don't have a monitor. The only thing I have is my MacBook Pro. My question is, out-of-the-box, is there ...
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Remmina Copy-Paste issue

I utilize the Remmina software in order to connect through the XRDP service in a remote Ubuntu server. However, I cannot use the copy-paste functions to copy information from the remote machine to my ...
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When running RDP from within Parallels, shortcut keys all stopped working

At home I run Parallels on my Mac with a local Win10 VM (VM1). I then run RDP on this VM to access my work PC (VM2) over a VPN, so I can sandbox the VPN. Suddenly, all shortcut keys have stopped ...
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Windows 2012 R2 pretty slow with multiple out RDP connections

I'm connecting from WIN2012R2 server to over 50 RDP WIN2008R2 servers (clean OS) through Windows RDP. As long as i try to establish more than more than 35-40 connections, response from W2012 is pretty ...
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Remote Apps Programming and Debugging

I have a question about remote apps servers and debugging development programs. We run a remote apps server which holds our Visual Studio development software. The source files for all projects are ...
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Connect through remote desktop to local PC, while connected to VPN

At home, I have some servers running 24/7. At work, I need to be able to logon to a local network server. Is it possible to connect home to my VPN, to be at my home-network all the time, and still ...
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Running two Windows Accounts Simultaneously while remote to one of the account?

I want one/single computer to be running two users. The first account should be kind of restricted, like Parental Control, but when the computer boot up it should automatically Log In to this account....
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opening various app windows within Remote Desktop session freezes said windows for several seconds

I run Windows 10 Pro and have no problems when working locally at my machine. However, when I remote into my machine with stock RDP that comes with Windows 10 Pro the login now takes a lot longer (...
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Remote Desktop connection without domain name

I'm trying to connect to a Windows Server 2016 cloud hosted machine using remote desktop, yet whether I enter the user name as Administrator or .\Administrator, I always get a "login failed" message ...
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Windows - which adapter is my monitor connected to?

I'm looking at the hardware management panel for Windows and I see multiple display adapters including Microsoft Basic Display Adapter alongside my multiple GPUs. I disabled Microsoft Basic Display ...
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RDC drops at “estimating connection quality” - Terminal Server, Remote Desktop

When trying to connect to our Win 2012 R2 Terminal Server via RDC, the connection process gets to the "estimating connection quality" step and just disconnects. The Terminal Server was working all ...
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Linux RDP Server With Smartcard Support

Is there a RDP Server that offers smart card authentication which exists for Linux based servers? All the reading I do and configuration I try does not appear to work.
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Why I cannot connect on RDP with UPN?

If I try to connect on RDP with User Principal Name (test@domaine.local) instead of Down-Level Logon Name (domaine\test), I get a login error on Windows Session. RDP Settings: Error: When I click ...