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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Casual Business Computer Management

Been working a lot with local businesses who operate in a more casual manner. No Active Directory, no passwords, and free web browsing and downloading applications at will to where every computer is ...
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Limit access to local data and applications while accessing the desktop remotely

We need to access client systems (desktops) remotely to do routine troubleshooting activities, however this isn't a very secure method to do as it exposes the local data to support personnel. Also, ...
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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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Connecting via RDP changes performance options for all users

I recently logged into a Windows server (virtual machine) via RDP, with the Windows Remote Desktop client, and due the fact that I am currently working from a small, under-powered laptop, all the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - does the RDS licensing mode revert back to default after a license's grace period ends?

In my Remote Desktop licensing manager, I see that I have two licenses installed: Windows Server 2000 Server - Default provided TS CAL per device Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 - Temporary TS or RDS ...
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Remote desktop client: how to enlarge history list?

Anyone knows the setting (in registry perhaps) to enlarge the history list of the remote desktop client? Thanks!
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Remote Desktop Printer Redirection: Driver not found

I have a problem getting printer redirection to work over a remote desktop connection, with one specific printer only. It is an EPSON TM-U220A, a dot matrix receipt printer which is connected via ...
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How can I work around problems with certificate configuration in Remote Desktop Services?

I am setting up a Remote Desktop Services farm, and am having trouble configuring certificates for it to use. A demonstration of the problem I'm seeing can be found in Step #4. At this point I am ...
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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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Remote Desktop Username Logon Failure - Remote Desktop only Passes local Account Domain - Win 7 Pro

Remote Desktop Logon Failure - from windows 7 across multiple VPN and NAT, to a Win 08 R2 server. Logon to the local account has been used and is good. Multiple users can hit the same account with ...
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How to send ctrl+alt+del using Remote Desktop?

How can I send ctrl+alt+del to a remote computer over Remote Desktop? For example, if I wanted to change the local admin password on a remote PC using a Remote Desktop connection, it would be helpful ...
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Remote Desktop triggers a loud Beep on local machine - how to shut it up?

When I remote desktop into a server, I get a loud beep coming out of my local machine whenever certain messageboxes pop up. (An example is to search for something in the Event Log - when the search ...
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Cannot print intelligible image from remote desktop on local printer

My company has a virtual machine running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The VM belongs to a Windows Small Business Server 2011 domain. We have a remote contractor who connects to the VM via Microsoft ...
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Use mandatory profiles on the RD Session Host server

I want to configure my Windows Server 2008 servers like this. A user logs on, they load a profile that has been configured for that server and no changes can be made to the profile. I want to do ...
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Remote Desktop Web Feed pointing to specific servers in farm

I have a Remote Desktop Session Host farm with a Remote Desktop Connection Broker (Server 2008 R2) arbitrating connections for this farm. The Connection Broker is configured as the RD Web Access ...
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Unsolicited remote assistance

I am trying to figure out how to allow a group of users to offer unsolicited remote assistance using msra /offerra to their fellow domain members. I have created a policy enabling "Offer Remote ...
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How to prevent Hamachi service stop when Remote Desktop disconnects on Windows XP?

I have a Windows XP SP2 machine with Hamachi service running. Usually I connect to it using Remote Desktop, and when I disconnect I can't connect to it again because the Hamachi VPN is down. How to ...
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Web site works fine on Terminal server, but has problems as a RemoteApp

I have set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal server for the sole purpose of running a web-based application that has utterly ridiculous system requirements (IE7, Java 6 update 3, Acrobat 9.5). ...
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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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How to restrict user to have single session on Windows terminal servers

I have two windows 2008 R2 Terminal servers and have given users access to both server to keep redundancy/ load sharing. How to restrict users from logging on both servers at same time?
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Remote desktop to XP logs in ok but “server initiated disconnect” within 5 seconds

Context Several computed running Windows XP SP3 had remote desktop working okay. One could use Microsoft's client mstsc.exe on another WinXP, or rdesktop from Linux. Problem Suddenly one day, ...
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How to fix RDP on windows server 2012?

Here is a snapshot of the RDP status. Looks good: When I go to connect from a remote machine I get an error: "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the ...
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Poor audio quality during RDP with thin client from Windows Multipoint Server 2012

we have problems with audio quality from Windows Multipoint Server 2012 during RDP sessions, we are using Thin Clients for the Remote Desktop the display is good but the audio quality is bad, there ...
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Automatic Login after a Remote Desktop connectio

I need to connect via remote desktop to a Windows XP machine (logging out the current user), do some stuff, and then logout the rdesktop session and having a user X which log in (from the front-end I ...
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Does multimedia redirection in RDP 7 support WebM now?

I was checking out this MSDN post describing multimedia redirection because it's high time we let our users view training videos through our app and not just email them a link. Windows Media ...
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Invoke Remote Desktop Connection from Hyperlink

Is there a way to create a hyperlink that will invoke a Remote Desktop connection to a Windows Machine?
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Application to help employees via “Remote Access/Desktop” [closed]

We have a company with about 100 employees, however half of us just got moved to another building. Even though i probably could use the exercise it would be nice to offer fast help on employees ...
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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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Multiple users in a single session of Remote Desktop

I would like to know if it is possible to have multiple users connected for viewing the same remote desktop. The server is running under Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition. This question is the ...
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RDS, RDWeb, and RemoteApp: How to use public certificate for launching apps on session host?

Question: How do i tell RDWeb to launch apps from remote.domain.com rather then host.internaldomain.local? Environment: Existing org with AD forest. New single Server 2012 running all Remote Desktop ...
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x2go arrow key is not working properly

I have installed ubuntu 12.04.1 and x2goclient on it. when connetc to a x2goserver (ubuntu 12.04.1) the arrow keys didnt work properly e.g :down key works like Enter anyone had such this problem ? ...
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RDS 2012 R2: Connection broker (or gateway) not working properly

Here's my network... (Link to network diagram: http://i.stack.imgur.com/F9gTF.png) I have three RDSH servers - SVRDS1, SVRDS2 and SVRDS3. My Connection Broker is located on a separate box SVPDC1. ...
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Slow logon via Remote Desktop to Server 2012 and Smart Card service errors

When I logon my Server 2012 R2 server via Remote Desktop it sits at the logon screen for 10-20 seconds before logging me in. Once logged in I found the following three errors in the Windows System ...
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Windows Remote Desktop (RDP/MSTSC) fails with Error Code: 5

I have 2 Windows XP boxen: A (running XP SP3) and B (running XP SP2). I'm using Remote Desktop to connect from A to B. When I connect, I get the login screen (which is slow to respond to ...
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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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Application on cloud server requires an active remote desktop session function properly

We have an application running on a EC2 Windows server that stops working as soon a remote desktop session to the server is closed. The application OCRs the actual screen while looking for different ...
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OpenGL 4+ will not work on RemoteFX with Windows Server 2012 Standard host and Windows 7 SP1 Enterprise/Windows 8.1 Enterprise VMs

I have installed Windows Server 2012 Standard on the following hardware: -Intel desktop motherboard with Virtualization hardware support. -16 GB of RAM -Intel i5-2500 (Supports SLAT) -nVidia Quadro ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit Screen Frozen and Remote Desktop Freezes but Server Continues Working

I've asked this question a couple of times but I don't seem to be getting any real answers. We have a SBS (Windows Server 2008 Rc) server and suddenly the screen has started freezing. Even when we ...
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Play audio on Windows 2008r2 Terminal server when remotely connected

I have a Win2008r2 box with terminal services, and I'd like to connect with RDP6.1 from a Win7 box, and play sounds on the server. I've configured the remote desktop host to allow audio redirection, ...
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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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Cisco Anyconnect: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled

I need to run Cisco AnnyConnect from a VM in a data center. When I run it I get this message: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled Can this be turned off? I saw some ...
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Windows Server 2012 Can't Print

I know this may sound incredibly stupid and there is probably an easy solution but I can't seem to find it. Friends of mine recently upgraded their server for their small business from the POS old ...
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User Account Not Listed in Gateway / or expecting IP address?

I’m trying to connect to my first VM that I've created on Azure. These are the steps I went through: When trying to connect I get this screen: It correctly lists the remote computer address ...
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How to allow active directory users to remote desktop in?

This is my first time setting up or even using active directory. I set it up, and added the computers(Actually VMs in Hyper V) to the active directory, and if if I use hyper-V to connect to the VMs, ...
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Tools for Remote Desktop with Relay feature

Is there good tool that can do same thing as windows 'mstsc' and also has some features, like save different session info, so don't need to remember difference IP/ID/pwd. Thanks. EDIT: Since I can't ...
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I cannot connet to windows remote desktop by remmina from ubuntu 14.04?

In yesterday, i install a windows server 2008 r2 and enable remote desktop on it. Then from my ubuntu desktop by remmina i could connect it very well. Today, i cannot connect to it by remmina. I ...
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Stop users logging into Terminal Server via internet

Currently we have a SBS Server, and a Terminal Server (both 2008R2) where users locally and remotely login to the Terminal Server, and work. We need to restrict the ability to login remotely to only ...
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How to secure a public facing Remote Desktop Server?

I am looking at needing to expose my Remote Desktop Server (Terminal Services) to be accessed from outside our network. Right now, it can only be accessed from inside our network. I know it's easy ...
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Are there any RDP activity logs? - Windows Server 2008 R2

a few users have logged into a server through RDP. I would like to monitor activity, but do not know my way round Windows Server that well. I am hoping there are logs of some kind around that I can ...
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Does windows Remote Desktop have any protection against brute force attacks?

If I were to have a server (Windows Server 2008) out on the internet that is allowed Remote Desktop connections, is there anything to stop random people from trying brute-force Username/password ...