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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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Remote Desktop via Ad-Hoc on Windows 7

Is there a way to connect two PCs running Windows 7 via a wifi ad-hoc network and then use Remote Desktop from one of the PCs to the other? In addition to this the Remote Desktop host PC should still ...
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Windows RDP over OpenVPN: input still goes through, but screen does not update

Using Windows 10 to 10 RDP over Open VPN and Wifi, there are sporadic connection issues - I assume. The problem I describe happens more often when the Wifi connection is bad, but also happens on a ...
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Improving graphics quality of Windows 10 Remote Desktop session?

I have a computer in my Local Area Network that I am logging into via a Remote Desktop session. Since this computer is in my LAN, I have an excellent connection to it. However, I can notice some ...
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How to remote linux desktop with audio support

I have a Debian PC(Server) and I would like to remote this machine from one client(Window, Ubuntu,..) and i can hear the sound from Server. I try some tools(Radmin, RealVNC,..)(I can not use ...
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RDP, how to hide local Taskbar when an always-on-top window exists

When I open Remote Desktop Connection window full-screen, if there is an always-on-top window such as a video player, the local Taskbar persists, so I cannot see the remote Taskbar. Is there anyway ...
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Script to check installed software on several PCs

I want to run a script that returns me a txt file with the installed software on each computer of my company. I can do this physically if I execute a PowerShell Script. *Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\...
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How can one reverse a remote desktop connection?

I've recently found out about a YouTuber whose hobby is to bait scammers, play along with them for a while, use the chance to get their information, and either expose them or completely wreck their ...
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Remote Desktop refusing connections

I am running into a unique situation with Remote Desktop that I have never seen before. I have 3 PC's, two laptops and 1 desktop, all running Win 7 64B retail. Under normal circumstances I use the ...
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When and why Windows 10 regenerates host RDP certificate?

I am getting annoyed by frequent popup asking if I want to trust the RDP server certificate, which I am sure I've accepted within the last few months. When I view the new certificate properties, it ...
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"Remote Desktop can't connect to the remote computer” on local network

I want to access my laptop (Windows 10, "server") from my desktop machine (Windows 8, "client") using Remote Desktop. I don't need to c Both machines are on my home LAN, and I don'...
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Remote Desktop shadowing returns 'Access is Denied'

I'm trying to shadow a console session. For now this works fine when using shadow ID on the commandline directly on the Windows 2008 R2 server. So I'm able to view the remote session of the console in ...
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AnyDesk on Windows Server

My employees connect to work using RDP to a server. I want to monitor what work they are doing on the company's server. AnyDesk or TeamViewer do not work as request returns to same server. Any ...
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Why anydesk disconnect frequently?

I install last version of anydesk in two pc . When i connect after 5 second disconnected . I check my internet speed that is ok. I check my internet connection by ping 8.8.8.8 -t command and it is ok....
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Chrome Remote Desktop with Windows 10 headless NAS, No Physical Mouse attached, Cannot see mouse pointer, Mouse emulator

Just moved to Windows 10, love the new look, issue is my NAS is Headless and I use a HDMI emulator so as to activate the display when I connect to it locally/remotely via Chrome Remote Desktop. The ...
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How to check RDP connection version

I'm looking for some simple info which I cannot find: 2 machines (both Windows 10 pro 1909). I'm connecting machine A to machine B through RDP. Everything works. My question: where can I find the &...
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RDP Connection span mode

My Work pc is Windows 7 Professional with 2 1280*1024 resolution monitors. My Home pc is XP Pro with 2 1280*1024 resolution monitors. I have a RDP connection with the 'span monitors:i:1' switch that ...
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Windows Server 2016 RD Connection Broker doesn't redirect

We have been trying to set up an RDP server farm for the past 2 weeks now and we are right at the end but just cannot solve this last issue. We have 2 RD session hosts and 1 server running the RD ...
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Port Forwarding for RDP

I'm trying to setup Remote Desktop on my computer. It's currently running Windows 7. RDP is set to allow for incoming connections. I've followed the instructions at PortForward.com, but am having no ...
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IP whitelist for remote desktop

I have a big list of IP ranges which I want to import to windows firewall. It is a pain to import them one by one. Is there any automatic way to achieve that? A script that can create rules for port ...
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how to switch languages in lubuntu 15.04 over XRDP

It is very strange but I can not find the way how to switch languages in Lubuntu 15.04 when connected to it via XRDP. I've added new language in Preferences -> Keyboard input methods. It opened "IBus ...
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Cannot connect to VPN via remote desktop - CISCO AnyConnect client

I am remote controlling the window server 2012, then I need to use Cisco anyConnect Secure Mobility Client to connect my client's VPN. However, there have a problem when I am trying to connect the ...
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USB microphone on remote desktop doesn't appear/record (but video does)

I have the following scenario: an USB Microsoft LifeCam webcam with working audio/sound Target Windows 10 PC where the webcam is plugged in (target/local) Source Windows 10 PC from where I am remote ...
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Google Remote Desktop: copy paste not working

I use Google Remote Desktop using the Chrome web application to connect to a remote server. Problem: I am unable to copy and paste host to remote server. How to enable it?
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Unable to run or open files after remote desktop session initiated (both on client and target computer)

I've been having an extremely strange problem that has persisted through system formats. When remoting in from my client PC to my server (both running windows 10). My server will eventually be unable ...
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Remote desktop authentication fails from one client, but not from another

I've been reliably using remote desktop from my Win 10 home machine (VPN using Dual Authentication) to my Windows 10 office machine for months (COVID work from home, very restricted environment at ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop Connects with Black Screen then Disconnects

I've been having this issue since I updated (fresh install) to Windows 10 Professional. I used to connect to my computer via RDP through WAN and LAN with no issues. After installing W10 and setting ...
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Connecting via Remote Desktop to machine with Public network location?

I have two Windows 7 computers connected on the same network via a switch. I'll call one "local" and the other "remote". When I connected the remote computer to my network I chose the network ...
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Outlook to use high-dpi rendering, even over remote desktop, even after logging out and in

I use Windows 10 with some high-dpi screens and a 200% font scaling. Microsoft Outlook 2016 just about works when run locally; it shows nicely rendered text at the correct size. (It often starts up ...
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Can't RDP to either machine but I can ping both?

First computer is 10.12.1.131 Second is 10.12.1.132 I ran netstat -an | find "3389" on both machines: C:\Windows\system32> netstat -an | find "3389" TCP 0.0.0.0:3389 0.0....
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Keyboard not working on RDP session

After connecting to remote session on RDP my keyboard is not working on the remote machine. I've tried every solution I've found including: disabling filter keys in Ease of Access panel, setting ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop sound/drive redirection not working

I am currently having issues with sound redirection while using remote desktop connecting to a Windows 10 Pro Creators update host. I am able to connect using RDP, however the hosts sound is not ...
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Starting recent remote desktop entry does not put focus in the password field

When I start a remote desktop session through the "recent items" list in the Windows 10 task bar: I get the credentials window as expected: However, when I start typing my password, ...
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Remote Desktop Manager maximized view extends beyond the bottom of the screen - how to fix it?

I use RDCMan v2.7 build 1406.0. It annoys me profoundly that on my laptop I just cannot make it show the window right. I have a chrome page with a Save button at the bottom: The RDCMan is currently ...
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Powershell remote access denied on workgroup

I've configured a domenstic network with PCs running windows 10 and I'm trying to set up remote access via powershell between these hosts. I've enabled remote access on all the hosts, authorizing all ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop - “Started Connecting, Giving Up”

My local machine is a Mac and I ran out of disk space on on my remote machine's "/dev/xvda1" filesystem. % sudo df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 ...
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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Is it possible to set up Chrome Remote Desktop from the command line?

Chrome Remote Desktop is a lot better on linux than any kind of VNC type set up. I'd like to run a linux desktop in the cloud, and use Chrome Remote Desktop to access it. Can I set this up, without ...
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Using remote desktop with server with auto logon

I am looking for the workaround for the following problem: there's .exe file, which must be run at the server startup. It can not be run as is as a service. Whatever I was doing searching internet I ...
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Scrolling browser through RDP is jerky. Other applications behave fine. Why?

I have Windows XP SP3, and Windows 7 machines acting as a server in my LAN. (it's only 100mbit LAN there is no WAN). The client is Linux with the latest FreeRDP 1.x just compiled. Here is the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection from different network

I am using Technicolor router and I am having trouble accessing my PC from my Laptop from a different network via Remote Desktop. Remote Desktop Connection is ON and TCP & UDP 3389 ports on the ...
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Redirect to URI with Apache2 as Reverse Proxy

I'm running a Reverse Proxy using Apache2, and I have the following vHost configured : <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName rds.example.com Redirect / https://rds.example.com/RDWeb/ <...
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What does Desktop Composition mean in Remote Desktop?

I know what Desktop Composition is. But what exactly does it mean in the context of Remote Desktop? How does it change the way data is sent, and how much is sent, over the wire?
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RDP connection from Win 10 to Win 7 drops immediately after connection, but not when connecting the other way around

I have a machine with Win 10 build 18362 and one with Win 7 Ultimate SP1. I can connect with Remote Desktop from the Win 7 to the Win 10 machine just fine, but when I attempt to go from Win 10 to Win ...
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Debian 10: How can I change the screen resolution for remote desktop with xrdp and remmina

I have two Debian 10 systems, and I am trying to remote manage one from the other. I am using remmina as the client and xrdp as the server. I connect with RDP protocol. How can I change the screen ...
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Copying large file with robocopy during remote-desktop session failed with ERROR_OPERATION_ABORTED

Today, it was necessary for me to copy a rather large file from one PC A to another PC B. I'm using Windows on both PCs, so that I thought robocopy would be the tool of my choice. The file was about ...
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windows 7 rdp logon - run one program and auto logoff

I wish to allow one user to use RDP and logon to my Windows 7 machine. The user should be put directly into one program and when the user exits the program, the user is to be automatically logged out....
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How to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line

I download vnc viewer from here, i find it's a binary file, so my question is how to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line, for instance ruby -e "puts (File.read 'path/to/my/passwd')"| ....
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Remote Desktop Connection over VPN on mac

I'm trying to connect to a Windows computer on over a VPN connection using Remote Desktop connection. I opened Network on mac and created a new connection. Interface: VPN. VPN Type: PPTP. I filled ...
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Windows 10 skip mapped network drive discovery

Setup: localPC --> RDP over VPN --> remotePC localPC has a USB drive that appears as a mapped network drive on remotePC. Whenever a file is added/removed from the USB, remotePC's explorer lags (...
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Remote Desktop Forgets Multi Monitor Configuration

By default, I RDP from my personal PC to my work laptop, in order to make use of all my monitors without needing to resort to a KVM. On my old laptop, it would remember the position of windows ...

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