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

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Remote Desktop event ID 20499. No noticeable issues

I get a warning event with ID 20499 for TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager.The error is: Remote Desktop Services has taken too long to load the user configuration from server ...
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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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Running New-RDSSessionDeployment Remotely

I'm trying to script the setup of a remote desktop deployment into Azure. I'm using Powershell remoting to connect to the WinRM endpoint on the VM's and execute remote Powershell. For the most part ...
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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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Enabling SSL for Remote Desktop

Ok so I'm trying to remove a number of my systems from our Nessus scan from having this medium vulnerability. http://www.nessus.org/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=18405 I set the following GPO ...
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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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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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Deploying High Availability Remote Desktops on Server 2008 R2 Ent - Do they have to be virtual desktops

I am looking at upgrading an existing 2008 R2 RDS Server to be part of a high availabilty environment. (It cannot be 2012 or 2012 R2 due to management not liking Windows 8 UI and associated training) ...
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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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Windows 7 Remote Desktop stops with copy paste action after copy and paste on local machine

I'm working on a local PC with Windows 7 64-bit and I have a remote desktop connection to a PC with the same config. When I paste a large file from my remote desktop PC to my local PC it works... ...
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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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Unable to change server 2012 R2 DPI through RDP

My understanding with Server 2012 R2, is that if the client is using the RDP 8.1 client, and log onto server 2012 R2 using remote desktop, the DPI settings are set to match the clients DPI settings. ...
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RDP Internal Error over SSL-VPN

I have a Windows 8.1 client that connects over SSL-VPN. The SSL-VPN connects and I can see it on the firewall. You can ping the remote computer (15-60ms with occasional 300+) with an average of ...
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Profile Manager profile as different user

I have created a configuration profile and I need to install it on a large number of labs. I have tried running it on a test machine and it works if launched from the GUI. I would rather not launch ...
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Avoid logout at Remote Desktop Sessions

I am not using a Terminal Server and thus I have no Remote Desktop Services installed since it needs a license which I haven't got. I want to know whether there is another way to solve my following ...
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Configure timeout for remote desktop connections

We are using a Remote Desktop Gateway Server, so we can channel all RDP traffic from our internal LAN through a central server without the need to have firewall openings for all our servers in the DC. ...
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Creating a Remote Desktop Session from within an EC2 server, not to it

Ok, I'm having problems answering this because I can't figure out how to word it. Most questions about "remote desktop" and "ec2" focus on remoting into an ec2 instance, which isn't necessarily what I ...
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VPN users stuck on welcome screen then error (RDS)

I run a SBS environment with 2 RDP servers, over the past few months (unable to pinpoint the date/time) my remote (vpn) users are unable to connect to my Remote desktop servers. they get stuck on the ...
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MS Azure WindowsServer2012R2-DatacenterEdition RemoteDesktop Shadow Session setup?

I use WindowsServer2012R2-DatacenterEdition as Microsoft Azure virtual machine instance and connect via RemoteDesktop. I'd like to use shadow session feature. Here's what I've done so far. 1 ...
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How to install CAL for RemoteFX on Server 2012 Standard

I had to enable RemoteFX to be able to use a video card on my Server for Hyper-V 2012. I have ran out of the grace period for Remote Desktop Session Host Server. I have tired to install the CALs that ...
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Remote desktop instant logoff on disconnect?

I'm having a weird quirk on a Windows 8.1 VM that I'm using as a public-facing Remote Desktop slave, in that upon a client disconnect, the sessions is immediately logged off. This occurs ...
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GoToAssist remote connection: use of numpad enters special characters

I have a GoToAssist connection to a windows server 2007 R2. When I try to enter numbers in notepad, cmd, ... then it enters the corresponding special character on the keyboard, this doesn't happen ...
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No system notifications sounds on RemoteDesktop/RemoteApp

Ok, I want to enable sound on Remote Desktop Session Host, and I actually did. 'Audio and video playback' is un-disabled in connection settings, Win Audio and Win Audio Endpoint Builder services are ...
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Win2012R2 RDS host session farm - Connection Broker not picking next server when server fails

I have 3 servers in my farm ... SVRDS1, SVRDS2 and SVRDS3. Today SVRDS1 went down and users got disconnected. I wanted to transfer them to one of the two remaining servers, so I tried... In Server ...
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server 2012 RDS cannot connect to virtual desktop in lab

I am trying an evaluation of remote desktops on Azure. I’d like to be able to demo the product and I’ve created a couple virtual machines, installed RDS and created a collection, but even though after ...
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Access denied when attempting login to servers with Domain Users via RDP

I have a VM server, with VSphere, I have 2 windows server 2003 VMs: A server holds the DNS, DC and AD roles. IIS holding a web platform that allows Domain Admins to create new Domain Users (which are ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 RDweb - connecting to PC's, multiple authentication prompts

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running that's running the Remote Desktop Web Access role and Remote Desktop Gateway. The web access is supposed to be used to connect to PC's in the internal network. ...
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Java applications getting squeezed via remote desktop with 16bit color depth

I am managing some virtual desktops running Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64. When running any Java applications (tested on 7u13, 7u21 and 7u25) the windows are getting squeezed to the left. The black ...
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Permitting Remote Deskop Users group to login in

I've been running into an issue where members of our IT department are unable to login to the servers we have recently set up. I have added the IT group to the Remote Desktop Users group and they are ...
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Cannot view User Accounts on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

I am working on a fresh install of Linux Ubuntu 12.04 and for some reason I cannot seem to access the User Accounts. Through terminal I am able to establish ssh connection to the root account and to ...
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How do I limit Standard Users to 1 RDP session while leaving admin on 2 or more

I know how to change it at about 3 different locations(Limit administrator RDP session to single instance instead of default 2 simultaneous?), but I want to differentiate between admin and standard ...