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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Slow Initial RDP Connection to Windows 10

Since upgrading a machine from Windows 8.1 Professional to Windows 10 Professional (workgroup, no domain membership), I've been experiencing a rather strange issue that I can't figure out. The initial ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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x2go Server - client folder sharing not working from Windows client

I am working on setting up a X2GO server, which is using the NX libraries to provide remote desktop. Installed it on Ubuntu 14.04 (a VM within XenServer), with LXDE desktop and the corresponding ...
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Logon To not working

I'm trying to use "Logon To" in AD to restrict remote access to computers. (I only have a few users and require a very simple solution). I want each individual user to have access to a specific list ...
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remoteapp RDC doesn't work unless user has logon to all computers

We restrict what devices users can log on to using the Log On to in AD. Unless they have access to All Computers they cannot launch a remote desktop from the RemoteApps. They can open any of the ...
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Argument passing to login scripts with remote desktop session

I want to start a remote desktop session from a windows PC to a linux (Ubuntu 14.04) server using the command line. The tricky part is that I want to immediately execute a script located on the remote ...
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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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xrdp changing PATH environment variable

All, I'm using xrdp to connect to a Centos 7 box. I notice that my PATH environment variable is different depending on whether I RDP in or SSH and I can't for the life of me figure out where that's ...
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Azure VM - can't connect after ipconfig /release

I was having some intermittent trouble connecting from my Azure VM to an on premise SQL Server instance and, without really thinking about the consequences, I ran ipconfig /release.. Now I can't ...
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X2GO Windows client kex error

I want to install X2Go with gnome on my Ubuntu 12.04 server (fresh install). After install I can't connect from Windows (X2Go Client) to this server. I have error: kex error: no match for method ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS “We can't verify who created this file” on mapped drive (but not local)

When I attempt to launch an application on a mapped drive (mapped to a location on the server) when logged in through remote desktop services to Windows Server 2012 R2, I get the following warning ...
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Run an executable on a remote computer with a batch file

I'm trying to see how to setup a batch file that a user would run from an application hosted on Citrix XenApp, such that it launches a .exe from their local computer rather than open the application ...
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RemoteApp vs. Remote Desktop - Permissions

We've got a third party (i.e., not one of ours or Microsoft's) application we want to share to some users via RemoteApp. The application works fine (as expected) if a user logs in the server (via ...
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RDCMan disable font smoothing

We are using MS Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 Given the admin nature of our work, we would really like all our connections to have Clear type and font smoothing disabled - due to poor ...
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RDS 2012R2 Certificate Issue

I've Googled around everywhere but cannot find an answer to this.. So we have 3 servers, RDS01..02..03, this is NOT accessible externally, so no RDGW. They are as follows: RDS01 - RDCB/RDWeb RDS02 - ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 and SSL certificates

I am running a home server with Windows Home Server 2011 and have set up Remote Web Access and Remote Desktop. I also have a valid SSL certificate from PositiveSSL which is set up on IIS. But whenever ...
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Intermittent Terminal Server Session Disconnects

We have two Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal servers in a farm. Both are configured identically, and their only job is to run a single RemoteApp application (users do not log in with full interactive ...