Software and/or protocols allowing a user to access the graphical desktop on a system from a remote computer. Common protocols are RDP from Microsoft, and RFB (used by VNC).

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Blank sent to default printer on RDP Win2008R2 with mapped printing

I’ve got an issue with a terminal server running Win2008R2 Enterprise SP1. My users have remote print mapping enabled (as it is imperative for their day-to-day duties). When they log in, RDP will ...
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Remote Desktop black screen

Today, when I went to remote to my VPS (with Windows 2012 r2), remote desktop shows me black screen and closed after some seconds. I've tested remote from other client (with different OS) but again ...
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Can you host Remote Desktop Services w/ RemoteFX on a Virtual Server?

Can you install RDS w/ RemoteFX on a Virtual Server? For example Windows Server 2012 R2 hosted in AWS or Azure?
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double login and other problems on remote desktop every 14 days

On Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services we got problems every 14 days on Monday morning independent of how long the server is up. You have to log in twice. RemoteApps will not start (only ...
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Installing RD Gateway on a server with another site already in Default Web Site and listening on port 443?

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, web facing with one website already installed. I would like to also add the RD Gateway services to this machine since it is already accessible form the ...
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remote desktop on windows server 2012 issue

i installed windows server 2012 on my computer but when i connect to it remotely i can conncet and use it for 2 or 3 minutes and after 2 or 3 minutes it hangs and i have to connect to it again. i ...
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How to disable Windows Server 2003 terminal server PIN login without losing smart card support?

The users of a Windows Server 2003 terminal server should be able to use their national identity card (a smart card) inside the terminal session. This requires the Remote Desktop Connection's [x] ...
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Unable to access file system via RemoteApp but works fine in RDP session

I've written a program that accesses a file on a remote server, through a remotely mounted drive on another server. The program runs fine (is able to access the file) when I start an RDP session, and ...
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'The rpc server is unavailable' or 'access is denied' error when using Remote desktop Services Manager on Windows 7 (but mstsc.exe works!)

I am trying to connect to a Windows XP workstation from a Windows 7 Ultimate workstation using Remote Desktop Services Manager. I am able to do a Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe) session from the Win7 ...
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Is there a way to enable Terminal Server Compatibility for all applications?

My environment has a lot of legacy applications (not TSAWARE) which need to access scanners on our terminal servers (and need access to the WINDOWS\TWAIN_32 folder to do so). Terminal Server ...
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Default printer via GPO Item Level Targeting in RDS/RemoteApp session

Current Setup: Server 2008 R2 GPO uses GPP to create network printer Same GPO uses GPP to update printer with item level targeting to set as default. The item level target is "computer is ...
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Error 2308 when trying to RDP to DC when session limit reached

I'm getting the error "Error Code: 2308 Error Description: Socket closed" when trying to establish an RDP connection to our Domain Controller but only when 2 users are already connected (session limit ...
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Windows SBS2011 Remote Web Access, access denied

An internal network of a workplace that I manage is changing its servers from SBS 2011 up to Full Server 2012 R2, so I am decommissioning the SBS 2011 slowly (can´t remove it completely, some legacy ...
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How to watch firefox/chrome running headlessly [under xvfb] on remote headless machine?

I have my selenium tests running on a jenkins server installed on a ubuntu headless machine [remote on AWS] using xvfb buffer, there are times when the tests gives false failures may be because of ...
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Microsoft Windows Terminal Server synchronizes my local desktop

I'm connecting to several Windows Terminal Servers(2008 R2 Enterprise - 2012 R2 Standard). Everything worked fine until some weeks ago it took me more than one hour to connect(usually ~2-5 mins). The ...
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Remote desktop issue over VPN connection Windows 8 and now 10

I have recently reinstalled Windows 8 Pro and upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Both operating systems had this issue. When I connect to the VPN connection at my workplace, I am able to successfully remote ...
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Remote desktop connection manager (RDCMan) performance issue

We have setup virtual machines and my team remotely logs into the virtual machines using the RDCMan. However, as the number of remote connections increase the performance of the RDCMan is ...
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What happens to a Windows 7 workstation that acts as an RDP host?

I have observed that multiple things "change" on a PC or VM (either running Win7 Pro) when a machine rdp's to the system: There is a networking change of some kind. This might be a change in the ...
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RD published apps not connecting to remote instance

I have configured RD components in one single server (for my poc) and I have done configuring 2 machines as session host. I have created a collection and in that RDP for a machine is published. When ...
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Remote Desktop Server: Restrict drive redirection on per user basis?

For a Remote Desktop Server, drive redirection can be controlled via Group Policy. Unfortunately, this is a computer configuration, so it will either apply to all users or none. Is there a ...
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Not able to RDP with any other users

I have a strange problem in my Active Directory using Windows Server 2008 R1. Only one of my users is able to make use of remote desktop functionality from the 50 users I have in my domain. The rest ...
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Cannot connect via RDP due to NLA error

I have one DC that also acts as a Hyper-V host. It hosts a build server, and a WDS server. Up until Daylight Savings happened a few days ago these were both working fine and I could remote in no ...
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Conflict between Nvidia Grid K2 & integrated graphics on Supermicro VDI?

My office has a Supermicro SYS-1027GR-TR2-2NVK2 VDI server with dual Nvidia GRID K2 cards running Windows Server 2012 R2 & RemoteFX. We are an architectural firm and use 3D graphics software. ...
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Remote Desktop Users Can't Launch Application

I Have a Win server 2008 r2 with Remote Role installed so more than 2 users can access the server at the same time but i have a problem lanching ANY program in RD. when i log on using an administrator ...
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What's the Correct Way to Implement Certificates on an RDS Farm?

We currently deploying six terminal servers in a farm that will be accessed by thin clients running Windows Embedded. The idea behind the thin clients is to have a seamless single-sign on whereby as ...
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What causes Remote Desktop to pause/freeze temporarily after being minimized?

I often work between multiple windows when using Remote Desktop and when I maximize a previously minimized window it appears to freeze for a time and need to reconnect. Sometimes is turns out to be ...
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KDC Certificate error using smartcard and Remote Desktop

Our Active Directory domain recently enforced smart card logons for administrator accounts. Since this change we have been unable to access some servers (2008 R2) using Remote Desktop. When attempting ...
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How to prevent Windows Server 2008 R2 from automatically shutting down applications?

I have been running various processes over night on a Windows 2008 R2 AMD64 SP1 virtual server share via a VPN connection and remote desktop. Recently, I have been noticing that when I return in the ...
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Assigning GPUs to HyperV2012

I have followed the instructions provided by TechNet to setup HyperV 2012 (Windows Server 2012 Std) to assign GPUs within the HyperV settings: ...
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hyper-v server 2003 instance using internet connection sharing disconnects remote desktop to hyper-v host

I have a windows server 2003 R2 instance running in a hyper-v instance on windows 8. I have setup an internal switch that uses internet connection sharing to get out to the internet. It works fine ...
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Can't save credentials in Remote Desktop connection file

I have a saved .RDP file for a connection to another computer, if I check the box to "Remember my credentials" the connection attempt is immediately rejected and the authentication box pops back up ...
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Automating first time login process in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 virtual machine

I have a set of Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 Enterprise Edition virtual machines running in Hyper-V. The host server has 64GB of RAM and two SSD drives (one drive for the host OS, and the second one for ...
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Software Install Policy Not Applying to Terminal (Remote Desktop) Services Server

I have a Google Chrome software install group policy object that works perfectly except when logging into the the Terminal (Remote Desktop) Services Server. It's configured under "User Configuration" ...
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RDP two factor authentication with login, pass and self-signed certificate

Is there any way to configure remote desktop authentication to require not only the windows login and password, but also a self-signed certificate to be installed on the client machine? All windows ...
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Certificate issue on remote desktop

Please see this link : Certificate issue on remote desktop I have 2 PCs with Windows 7 Ultimate... (both are in NETHOME) PC 1 : computer name = alfa -> (main pc) , IP = 192.168.0.1 PC 2 : computer ...
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User Account Picture doesn't display on Remote Desktop prompt

In an Active Directory Domain, I'm logging on via Remote Desktop to various AD clients. In Windows 7, the Remote Desktop connection prompt displays the last username I used to connect to the client ...
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Win 7 Remote Desktop connection failure when already logged in

I have a bit of a strange problem, magnified recently by my broadband dropouts. I wasn't sure whether to post this on SU or SF, so I thought I'd start here as more users would be likely to know what ...
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HP Officejet 4500 G510n-z Not Showing up in Remote Desktop (Terminal Services)

I installed this printer on a windows XP machine. First using the wireless option, and later using USB. In both cases when I connect to my other computer (also Windows XP) via terminal services and ...
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RDP-TCP Security Layer “Negotiate” does not negotiate

Server is running Windows Server 2008 R2. Computer is running Windows 7 Professional x64 Bit. When trying to connect from this computer or any other computer with the same OS and setup to the server I ...
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Unable to Remote Connect from Windows to Ubuntu Desktop using EC2

I followed these instructions to allow remote desktop connections from my Ubuntu instance. This is using the Amazon EC-2 service if that makes a difference. ...
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Access to the server with all ports closed

I received an email that ddos attacks are being made from my server using port 53. well as I'm not an expert on these things. I thought as I have firewall rules for those ports I need, I should close ...
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Remote Desktop can not access LAN PC

Have a Cisco VPN - I am able to login, and RDP to the SBS server. When I try to access the LAN PC's they are not responding. ireshark the connections on all the PCS at the time of the request, and I ...
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Release/de-focus windowed RDC session

When using a windowed RDP session with Windows key combos being sent to the remote computer, is there a way to 'release' the session using the keyboard and make the host active again? The only method ...
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RemoteApp causes issue with combobox popup

I have written an application that is installed on Remote Desktop Session host server (Windows 2012 R2) that is published as a RemoteApp in my organisation. This application allows users at certain ...
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How to restore keyboard recognition on a remote server?

My remote server stopped recognizing my keyboard, it was working this morning then a while later it was not working. I could use the mouse on the server (all functions), but the keyboard strokes were ...
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RDesktop clint only 2 simultaneously connections. won't use license

I got a problem with newer versions of windows server. We have a great number of windows servers, both old and new. On the older windows servers (windows server 2003) OUR Rdesktop config works just ...
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Remote Desktop (MSTSC) rendering issue

When logged in to a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine via Remote Desktop (MSTSC) I get a weird rendering issues that often cascades a segment of the screen in the white space. I took a screenshot from ...
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Upgrade from WS 2008 R2 to WS 2012 R2 Remotely

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine running on the branch office. Is it possible to do an upgrade of Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2 by Remote Desktop or Teamviewer ? I did ...
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How to stop remote desktop connection from logging off after closing the connection

While using remote desktop connection, when I close the connection, I get logged off from the remote machine. Is there a way to stop logging off after disconnection? The Machines are running Win 8 ...
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Impossible to remove remote desktop license server

The server that was the license server for my remote desktop server was decommissioned, so I want to remove it from the configuration. If I go in Server Manager > Remote Desktop Services > ...