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Remote Desktop hangs on login, freezes remote computer

Q: Remote Desktop hangs on login, freezes remote computer

I have two computers running Windows XP. Let's call them Acquiring and Processing.

Processing has SP3. Acquiring has SP2 and is behind a hardware firewall/router. (cannot upgrade to SP3 due to some software it has to run that will crap out if the computer is upgraded, hence the firewall.)

I configured the firewall/router to give Acquiring a specific address, and to open the port for remote desktop, and to forward anything coming in on that port to the Acquiring computer, which is the only device on that router in any case.

When I go to the Processing computer and try to Remote Desktop to the Acquiring computer, the login window comes up without a hitch. Once I type in the username and password and try to login, however, the desktop of the remote computer won't load. I get the little bar at the top of the screen with the computer name and the option to minimize or close, I can see and move the mouse, but the rest of the screen is completely black. Eventually I just end up closing the remote session (without logging off though, since I am not given that option)

Over on the Acquiring computer, the screen hasn't been locked as per usual. I can still see the desktop, but the computer is frozen. I have no mouse, and I can't even get the keyboard to toggle the lights for numlock and capslock. I then have to do a hard reboot of the Acquiring computer to get it un-frozen.

Can anyone help me try and figure out why this connection isn't working, and what I might have to do to get it to work? Many thanks!

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I have two systems, "desktop" and "laptop", peer-to-peer networked on my home LAN both running Vista Ultimate SP1. I routinely use Remote Desktop from desktop to laptop. I am accustomed to simply closing the RDP window on desktop (and perhaps reopening it one or more times) and then if I want to use laptop directly, logging back into it from the Windows login window.

Recently (I apologize, but I can't be more specific) I find that (1) I cannot log back into a session after I have closed the RDP window on desktop, (2) I cannot log back into laptop from its logon window. I also find logging out of the RDP session rather than merely closing the window makes no difference. In either case, when I look at the logon window on laptop I see the message saying a remote user is logged in, and if I try to log in anyway, it hangs indefinitely at the "Welcome" window and must be restarted.

I cannot identify any software change to this system that might be responsible. In fact with the exception of Windows Updates I don't think there have been any. The system is a Dell Latitude D830 and all its drivers are the most current.
 

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I haI have been accessing one of my windows 7 remotely using RDC. For some reasons  I can’t access it any more with this message:  
"Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference
between your computer and the remote computer. Make sure your computer's clock is set to the corr... Read more

A:Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference between your computer and the remote computer

Ours was a DNS issue.  Someone put an entry in the wrong firewall.
 

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hello, i want to send files from my computer to the remote one but every time i try i open up windows explorer, click on my drive and it freezes up and goes to not responding, then it loads like 5 minutes later, and the process repeats every time i go to a folder, i am connecting to a windows server 2003 computer. can anyone tell me how i can transfer files faster or if there is another way than using windows explorer? thanks a lot!!
 

A:Problem Transferring Files from Local to Remote Computer in Remote Desktop

You are trying to do this over Remote Desktop?
I have used this with Windows 2000 Server and my XP computer. I would assume it will work with 2003 server.
http://www.analogx.com/CONTENTS/download/system/tsdc.htm
 

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So, I had remote desktop working on my computer for about two years and now it doesn't work anymore. Every time I try to access it from another computer (I don't have and don't know how to get a domain name, so I just use my IP address, which I get from whatismyip.com), I get an error message saying I cannot connect to the remote computer.

As far as I know, I have done everything right. I enabled remote desktop in system properties, I created a static IP address in TCP/IP properties, and I configured my router to forward the default port (3389) to the correct local IP address I specified. I have disabled windows firewall and put mstsc on my list of exceptions for the firewall that I use (BitDefender). I also pinged my IP address and received all packets sent.

I am running windows xp professional with sp3.

Any suggestions?

A:remote desktop problem: cannot connect to remote computer

try using the computer name to connect right click on the my computer icon and select properties and then the computer name use the full computer name. while your in there check the remote tab make sure the allow user to connect remotely to this computer is checked. on both pc's. also make sure both machines have xp pro i know you can only go one way between pro and home edition can't remember which.

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Remote Desktop Connection wants the IP or name of the remote computer to connect to. But suppose the remote computer is behind a router. The router has one WAN IP, say 192.45.63.98, which will be the same for all the computers connected off of that router, (when you google "my ip" from any of them) and then each computer connected off of the router will have a LAN IP, something like 10.0.0.6. So if I want to help the person connected to the 10.0.0.6 computer (and not the person connected at 10.0.0.9) off of this router what do I tell Remote Desktop Connection at my computer to reach them?

Thanks.

A:Identifying remote computer for Remote Desktop Connection

I would use teanviewer its a lot simpler to setup

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We have several remote systems that can all connect fine. I am having an issue with one box. It is a windows 7 home premium machine with netgear wireless nic. When I open mstsc to connect to a remote machine I put in the ip address and click on connect. I receive an immediate failure with the text "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again...blah blah"

I have a server 2008 r2 with Network level authentication enabled. I have 8 other systems that are hardwired, at different geographic locations and all connect fine.

I have not made any changes on the server side since this problem seems to be local to this client only.

On the client I have made the following changes/observations. I have disabled the firewall, cleared the remote desktop cache, remove the MRU entries from the registry, verified that port 3389 is open via telnet. I have been bashing my head for days trying to figure out why this one box is not working. The problem occurs for every user on the box including the admin.

I don't receive the box that prompts for warning if there is a server authentication issue but I think that is because I selected ignore at some point and said yes to continue. I'm not sure where that cache resides to delete that selection. I'm not sure if that is where my problem lies or not. Can anyone please assist?

A:Remote Desktop Client 6.1 Cannot connect to remote computer

Welcome to SF,

From the Remote computer please try this, if unsuccessful please post back.
Click on Start and type secpol.msc. Then go to Local Security Policy=> Local Policies=> User Rights Assigment=> Choose Allow Log on Locally and select the User or Group that needs to access this computer remotely. Also select Allow Logon to Remote Desktop Services (if you have RDS or Terminal Services configured in your Win08 Server). Try to remote connect after.

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OS: Win8 64bit (My desktop is Win8, my laptop is Win7. We're dealing with the desktop here.)
Where I am: university network, but these features seem to be working with my laptop.
Things I've checked: allowing services through Windows Firewall (Bonjour, WMC services, etc.)
Allowing remote services in System Properties
Many, many existing threads and non-solutions
How I'm feeling:

None of these features or applications work, and they're all supposed to function differently from one another (e.g. WMC doesn't use the Apple Bonjour service, so it isn't a program-specific problem). I just want to control my media system with my desktop
Is there some obscure service or file or setting that I'm missing that could prevent any remote applications?

A:Remote features not working -remote desktop, WMC, iTunes remote, etc.

Let's focus on "remote desktop". Can someone remotely access it from the internet?
If not: Can someone remotely access it from same LAN?

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Hello,
I am facing an issue while attempting Remote Desktop Connection from Windows 7 Professional machine.
When trying to take an RDP of a Windows 2016 Server using "MSTSC - Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection" I get an error " This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the owner
of the remote computer or your network administrator."
However, when I select the "Connect and don't warn me" option in the advanced section of Server Authentication Tab (MSTSC), it connects.
Can anyone please guide me to resolve this problem ? Do I need to make changes at the server end or the Desktop level ?
The version of Remote Desktop Connection I am using is "Shell Version 6.2.9200, Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0 Supported"
Thanks,
Swapnil.

Swapnil Malpani

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Hi - I'm a PC & Vista rookie & having a network issue I'm hoping to find some help with. I'm running Vista Home Premium 64 bit on a new HP pavilion laptop. I'm trying to log into my work system remotely. The error I'm getting is "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Remote desktop cannot find the remote computer. Type the computer name or IP address again, and then try connecting" I've tried the help desk at work, they say they know there has been issues with people loggin in with Vista, but its been resolved. But they have not actually been able to help me log in. They are running Windows NT.

Thanks for any help,
Mike

A:Remote desktop can not find remote computer

Your work machine is almost certainly behind some sort of firewall or router which makes direct access to it from the internet impossible. At least, that's how it _should_ be protected!

I assume that you've got to log on to a work VPN server first? Is that successful and are you able to access other resources on the work network such as file servers?

What OS is the target (work) machine you're trying to access? It may not have remote desktop functionality enabled.

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Is there any way for me to map a drive from my home computer running Remote Desktop to my work computer? I noticed that when I go into Map Network Drive and click Browse, Microsoft Windows Terminal Services appears in the list, but nothing shows up (even though I'm connected to my home computer at the time which has shared drives on it.)

Any ideas??
 

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Hi

I know there are other products out there, like vnc, ultravnc, teamviewer etc etc, but really nothing beats the sheer speed of remote desktop, it's like sitting in front of the actual computer. I also know about Remote Assistance built into Windows 7.

I would like to use remote desktop to do the following if possible.

1. I would like to know if there is a way, to not lock the host machine that you are connected to?, so the user can see what you are doing?.

2. Is there a way that Remote desktop can be used without logging off the logged in account?, or just use the logged in account?

I would like to use Remote Desktop for a remote helpdesk solution if possible. If anyone knows how to do this things I am asking it would be the people on this board.

A:Using Remote Desktop instead of Remote Assistance for remote helpdesk?

Might be possible to do it. I think you need some sort of security.

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We've got several user accounts setup on XP Pro with Fast User Switching enabled. Is it possible for me to login to the computer via Remote Desktop while someone else is logged in locally, or vice versa? I don't see why it forces them to logout with Fast User Switching enabled... since programs run in the background anyways. Any way around this??
 

A:Possible to use Remote Desktop login AND local login at the same time??

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We have 2 pcs that we connect to via Remote Desktop.  One of them stops at this screen so we can tell that someone else is already logged in, so we are given
the opportunity to CANCEL, so we don't "throw off" the person who is already logged in:
Sorry, my image is not allowed until account verification is complete.
The other machine goes straight to this screen, and we can't tell if someone else is already connected.  So when we type the password, it disconnects the person
who is already connected through remote desk"vertical-align:top;">Sorry, my image is not allowed until account verification is complete.
I can't find any settings in the .RDP shortcut that are different between the 2 machines.  It must be something on the machine itself. Can you help? I would
like the users to see the first picture above if someone else is already logged in , so the user will have the chance to cancel, so the original user won't be disconnected .
Thank you!




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Hello

So I have this issue, like everybody else .

I just set up a new computer and they both are on the same wireless network and are even connected to eachother through bluetooth. I'm trying to connect to my laptop from my desktop tower (the new one). The Remote desktop thing is asking for a log-in for the laptop. Well I do have a password, so I enter in my user name Shannon, and then my password....It doesn't work...try it again. and it doesn't work. Even though it accepts the username, the password isn't accepted, and I know 1000000% that it is right. So whats going on? The tower is running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and the laptop is running Windows 7 Professional 32-bit.

What should I do?

A:Cant do a remote desktop login

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I'm having a hell of time getting logged in via Remote Desktop on an XP machine. I can get to the machine but when I type in the username and password it says it's incorrect. I checked everything six times. Everything is in place, user permissions, firewall permissions, router etc.

"The system could not log you in." It's driving me crazy
 

A:Remote Desktop Can't login

Some keyboards have the "@" and the """ the alternate way round. If your password contains any of them characters try using the opposite key. So " -> @ and @ -> "
 

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I have problems enabling the Remote Desktop Connection from a windows 8 to a win 2012 r2 server working when I use credentials that are only allowed to login on the server.
With Win7 or server 2008 this is no problem if I disable network level access. But for the win 8 to 2012 R2 scenario I cant get it to work. My goal is to allow the user only login on the target system and not on the host system since the host system is designed
for general access. But I dont want to allow the public user there to access the target systems but I neither want to add every user that might use this PC to connect remotely on it as allowed to login to this PC. Thats simply to much work.
How can I bypass the request if the different credentials are allowed on the host machine?
The same Issue occurs for shared folders. Atleast I assume its the same since the only error I get is an "advanced issue" or something like this. Nothing that points me towards the solution or issue.

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I am having a hell of a time trying to login remotely. I'm using remote desktop and dyndns. I have remote access enabled and the names of the users that can get access. I can get connected to the computer, i just can't login. It tells me that I am using the wrong username or password. Firewall not enable, ports forwarded etc.

I even tried logging in via the internal network and get the same result.

Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Can't login using remote desktop on XP

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Hello,

I have a standalone box running Windows 7 ultimate. It's not part of any domain, as it is my personal desktop computer.

I use Microsoft's Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe) to logon to this desktop remotely using my phone, table etc. and for as long as i can remember, I am always required to input my user credentials twice (regardless of whether 'save my credentials' is ticked)

The first time that i am required to type my username/password is through the client mstsc application upon clicking 'connect'.

Once i connect to the computer, i'm displayed the generic user logon screen, where i must click my username. This is the second time that i am required to input my user credentials.

I've searched far and wide and i have not been able to find a suitable solution for this problem. Can anyone suggest a possible resolution?

A:Remote Desktop requires me to login twice...Help!

try using this command from run
mstsc /admin
and then for user name type in ".\username" and then password
See if this gets you in the first time

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Hi all,
I recently upgraded a client from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 (let's call it CLIENT_X). The computer is member of a domain.
In this domain, there is a user (let's call him RESTRICTEDUSER), which is a member of the default group Domain-Users.
The user is allowed to login only on the machine CLIENT_X by the "logon to" property in AD Users & Computers.
Before the upgrade, I was able to connect to the CLIENT_X using the username RESTRICTEDUSER and appropriate password from another machine (where I was logged in using another username):
CLIENT_A (User Admin) --> Remotedesktop --> CLIENT_X (User RESTRICTEDUSER)

Now, after the upgrade to Windows 8.1, I get the following error message from remote desktop:
"The system administrator has limited the computers you can log on with. [..]"

When I add the machine I am connecting from (CLIENT_A) to the list of machines where RESTRICTEDUSER is allowed to logon to, the connection works. Of course, the user is then also able to logon directly to CLIENT_A, which is not intended.

Therefore, I am asking for help, how to restore the old behaviour.

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I have windows xp home edition on both of my computers, and they do have a remote desktop program, but ive found out that windows xp pro actually has a better version of it that will actually work. I cant get the windows xp home version of it to work. Is there anyone that knows of a free remote desktop program, or if someone would be able to send the windows xp pro version of the remote desktop program.

A:Free Remote Desktop Program, or how to get windows remote desktop to work

XP Home has "Remote Assistance", while XP Pro has both "Remote Desktop", as well as "Remote assistance". You can download from Microsoft, a Remote Desktop "add on" which will enable your computer to become the "client" but not the "server".

can you provide some details about what you've done to get "remote assistance " up and running?

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Hi,

Although I personally do not agree with it, my company has a policy in place where we have to remote login via vpn to check our emails on a server side outlook. I'm tired of re-typing the same login information time and time again and would like to know how to automate the login procedure. My programming knowledge is poor at best but I'm sure this isn't too much of a challenge for someone with scripting knowledge.

I use Cisco Systems VPN Client and Windows Vista Remote Desktop Login.

Thanks for advice in advance.

kt

A:automate a login script to vpn / remote desktop

network sharing center/set up a connection or network
this will create a vpn login for you

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I'm having the following problem

one of our clients has a site to site VPN connecting his store branches to his main store. from the main store we can access the servers in his branch stores via Windows' Remote Desktop..except one, this one makes the connection asks us to log in..but once we log in it shows us the desktop and then drops the connection.

it works fine with VNC but for some reason the client like Remote Desktop and wants to have that option.

does anyone have any idea why it's doing that? and pehaps how to fix it?

Thanks for the help
 

A:Remote Desktop connection drops after login

Whats in the remote PC's event logs? Are you getting any error message when it drops or does it just shut down the remote desktop software?
 

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I'm having an issue with a 6 month old Dell PC. It's running with dual monitors. I can leave, RD into that PC, and when I return, one of my dual monitors is disabled and I have to go into the Display properties to re-enable it.

Any ideas?
 

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I have logged in to my account on the other computer but I can't log in to my wife's account via her own account on this laptop.
I have checked to make sure she is allowed to remotely connect on both computers...
Correct account and passwords.

A:Can't login to my wifes account on remote desktop?

Originally Posted by Tarka Dal


I have logged in to my account on the other computer but I can't log in to my wife's account via her own account on this laptop.



I am sorry, but I have read the above sentence about 20 time and can't understand exactly what you are saying for sure.

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Upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and found out I can't use Remote Desktop to my office (according to my computer guy the server is a windows server 2003 x64 r2). It worked fine prior to this and my computer name is approved for access on the server.

I am able to open up the connection via IP address but when the login screen pops up for the password it is all gray and in top left corner of the login box I can read Microsoft Windows X6 in small letters.

According to my computer guy he can see me popping into the server so I am connected to some extent but it will not allow me to enter my name and password. It will eventually time me out for not entering password. I tried entering password even though I didn't see anything and it did not work.

We tried changing some of the viewing settings and we verified port 3389 is open (which makes sense since he can see me on the server).

Any ideas?

My computer guy is stumped and has not encountered this problem with 7 before.

FYI, I know my way around a machine a little but I am not a high tech guy.

Thanks and please let me know if you have any questions.

A:Remote Desktop Login & Password box Gray

I'm having the exact same issue. Upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 Pro. Remove Desktop worked at first but today just stopped working - gray screen that looks OK but no login box.

Please help, I remote to servers all the time and really need this fixed. Thanks in advance!

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Hello,

I have a Windows 7 network set up and whenever I connect remotely to another computer and lock their input such as their keyboard and mouse, the remote user still has the ability to press ctrl alt del, which then allows them to use their keyboard and mouse. My question is, is it possible to disable the ctrl alt del functionality in Windows 7 so that that Blue security screen does not appear? I have tried lots of remote desktop controlling software which has the option to lock the remote computer input, but they still can press ctrl alt del and unlock their keyboard and mouse. How do I stop this? Thanks!

Best regards,

Jerry
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Control ends when remote user presses ctrl alt del

Let's try the Symantec Pc Anywhere.This a very Useful software for remote desktop sharing and file transfer and there is the locking feature...
 

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The title says it all! Basically I have a comp running XP pro and I want to be able to work locally on one user account, with some kind of remote access server running on another XP user account so that the remote account and the local account can be used simultaniously. I know that this cannot be done with XP Pro remote desktop and could be by Windows Server 2003 remote desktop, but i need an alternate solution to make this happen.

Thanks!

-Jeff
 

A:Alternate Remote Desktop application for Simultanious Local/Remote Access

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We're using a Server 2008 r2 Terminal server environment.
I have one particular user (running windows 7 64bit) who's having an issue with a HP laserjet 400 M401 printer. She connects with her local printer set to follow her to the remote session but randomly through her session, programs like word or adobe reader
will pull up another random printer in our network instead of her local one.
For instance, today she pulled up a .pdf and it defaulted to one printer across the complex, then later within the same session she pulled up a Wordperfect document and it defaulted to a copier on the other side of the office.
She's the only person having this particular issue. So far my IT manager rebuilt her local profile (albeit sometime back) and I reinstalled drivers but I'm a bit stumped on which direction to take with this one.
I've ideated on it being an issue with USB cables, Printer memory, account data related, or maybe bandwidth?
Any help is appreciated.
-Eric

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I hope this is the correct forum to post this on.

I have a PC at home that I set-up Remote Desktop on. When I connect from outside it will work good for a little time. Then the PC just freezes. I can't do anything until I do a hard restart on the box.

Just for testing I setup a laptop at home with Remote Desktop. When I accessed that from outside it works great. No freezing or anything. So I am thinking that its a problem with the PC. But thats as far as I got.

Any idea what is causing the PC to freeze???????????????
 

A:Remote Desktop Freezes

When using remote desktop try not to have any heavy processes (on the remote box) running like a webcam or game running etc. Also I find it helps to hide your desktop icons and get rid of fancy wallpapers etc. Also check your other PC's firewall configuration, try disabling etc and just generally playing around.
 

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Hi all,

So, I have scoured every resource I could find to resolve this, and am just flat out stumped....hoping someone here can shed some light on my problem. Here is my situation:

* I have a SBS 2003 R2 Standard machine running (domain controller, exchange, etc)
* I have 7 XP SP2 clients that are part of the domain
* I have an ASA 5505 firewall running, with an ADSL modem connected to that for WAN access

My problem is related to RWW. From the internet (non-lan connection), I can connect without any issues to the RWW homepage (either as a domain user or an administrator). When I click on "connect to work computer", I am presented with a list of the domain PCs. However, once I click on any of them, I receive the following "VB Script: Remote Desktop Disconnected" error window:

"The client could not establish a connection to the remote computer. The most likely causes for this error are:

1) Remote connections might not be established at the remote computer
2) The max number of connections might be exceded at the remote computer
3) A network error might have occurred while establishing the connection
4) The Remote Web Workplace designated port might be blocked by a firewall
"

Here is what I have confirmed so far:
1) I have opened ports 3389 and 4125 on the ASA
2) I CAN remote desktop directly to the SBS itself (not using RWW)
3) I CAN access OWA via the internet
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A:Remote Desktop Conection through Remote Web Workplace (RWW) stopped working

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I have a home network of 4 Win 7 computers which I leave running when I'm away from home to provide data to my website, among other things. In the past, I've been using Remote Desktop to access my home computers. It works very well, but it's always a challenge getting everything set up to work right before I go. I was wondering if others who have used Remote Desktop as well as other means of remote access would care to share their experience and express a preference, if any.

Thanks.

A:Care to recommend a remote access method beside Remote Desktop?

Everyone seems to like > TeamViewer - Free Remote Control, Remote Access & Online Meetings

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Hi,
I connect to my work computer through a VPN and remote desktop, and often times remote desktop (I use NLA) works once, but after the first disconnect I can't login remotely. Power settings on the computer are set so it never goes asleep and never turns off the display.

In addition, when this happens, I find the computer has a black screen either before or after login when I go into my office to login directly to the computer.

This problem seems to occur on several computers, including on Win 7 Pro x32 and x64.


Thanks,
JB

A:Black Screen on Login after Remote Desktop sessions

I use MS RDP and have no issues like that... but it does rearrange all my desktop icons if i remote in from a PC with a 4:3 monitor (I have a 16:10 @ home)... that's very annoying!

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I am trying to use my computer running Windows XP Home to remote desktop into my computer running Windows 7 Ultimate over the internet.

The computer I am trying to connect to is listening on port 3389, has all sort of firewall exceptions sorted and is enabled to accept remote connections. The computer I am trying to use to connect has no firewall currently (I have disabled it just to get this working).

And yet when I try and connect using the ip address of the host computer I receive the message "remote desktop cannot connect to the remote computer for one of the following reasons"... and so on.

What else do I need to do now to get this working?

Thanks.
 

A:"Remote desktop cannot connect to the remote computer"

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Hi all,
I am trying to connect to a remote server but all I get is the error that the Remote Desktop Gateway is not available. I have tried accessing the same remote server from another PC (windows 8.1) and it is working.
I tried connecting to other remote server and get same error. I have not usde remote desktop before until now.
It seems only this particular laptop is having this problem.

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Hi guys,

i have a question about remote connection, but i don't know exactly what kind of solution i'm looking for...

i have a desktop with quad-cpu and much bigger memory, and i have another laptop which is old and slow. My thinking is to make a server on the desktop, so that the laptop could share the cpu time and memory from desktop.

That is to say: there could be two persons in front of both computers, they log in using own username and they should not interrupt each others work, but all the programs should run on the desktop computer.

So Remote Desktop, VNC or TeamViewer etc. don't really match my needs...

I don't really know what we call this technology, but i know that citrix have this kind of business solution, what i wanna know is if there are any usable free or inexpensive solutions for personal/non-commercial use?

Thanks a lot!

Btw., my desktop is running Windows 7 Pro 64bit and Laptop is running Windows XP Pro 32bit.

A:Which Solution: Remote Desktop? Virtual Desktop? Remote Terminal?

There may be alternatives to Citrix, but the concept is basically to access a remote desktop on server where you run applications installed on server. If the performance is adequate you will gain in bandwidth and licensing costs, but the scenario you describe implies that the laptop should somehow share the resources of the server, physically(?)...

I am currently unaware of any inexpensive "citrix" solutions but I would think that is what you are after. Logging on the server, starting an app on server, but managing it on the laptop.

Have you looked in to a HDD and RAM upgrade of the Laptop?

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February 16, 2010

My problem is this:

I can't run remote desktop connection in my current situation. I'm at home and I'd like to be able to do this.

I have a laptop that's fairly new. It's an HP Pavilion dv6 with an AMD Turioin II P520 dual-core processor that's 2.30 Ghz and it's running Windows 7 Home Premium, the 64-bit version.

I have two computers I'd like to control using my laptop: A Gateway GT5692 running an AMD Phenom 8450 Triple-Core Processor 2.10 GHz that's got the 64-bit version of Windows Vista Home Premium and a HP SR501P with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 4200+ 2.20 GHz running the 32-bit version of Windows Vista Home Basic.

All are tied to a router. The laptop runs wireless and the two desktops have a wired lan. All connect to the internet through the router tied to a DSL modem.

I can control the computers using Windows Remote Assistance but not with Windows Remote Desktop connection. What's up with that? http://b.tsgstatic.com/smilies/frown.gif

And when I bring up system properties on my laptop, it has the “Remote Assistance” dialog but not the dialog for “Remote Desktop”. I viewed this on another computer with a video titled “Accessing another computer with Remote Desktop Connection”. On that video, it has the dialog for “Remote Desktop” viewable 50 seconds from the front of the video. I've noticed that this computer's system is “Windows 7 Ultimate” while I'm stuck ... Read more

A:Remote Assistance Works But Not Remote Desktop Connection

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This morning, I heard a nationally syndicated computer expert state that some Chinese hackers were "getting into" Windows based computers through "Remote Access/Remote Desktop" even if the service is turned off. According to the guru, "They will turn it on for you."
Being very concrete, as well as, somewhat dull concerning computers, I find this hard to believe. Could someone, in layman's terms, tell me the circumstances needed that would allow a hacker to take control of someone's system when a necessary service is turned off ??

A:Infection Of Windows Through Remote Access/Remote Desktop

Easy to do and best NOT described here.

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I am running a wireless Network with D-Link 714P+ Router. My PC is wired to the Router, with 2 other computers running wireless. I am running XP Pro.

When accessing my PC (or at least attempting to) from a remote Computer using Remote Desktop, I think I have to add something after the IP Address when typing in the Computer Name/IP Address. I have RD working successfully within my Network. Can someone clarify what I need to do here to access my PC through the Internet then Network

(Even though I have got this far with setting up my network, please go easy on me with the computer lingo)
 

A:Solved: How do I access my PC in a network using Remote Desktop from remote PC

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My dad is in his 90's and very computer illiterate. He's had a computer for a few years that he uses for email and web browsing.

In the past, when he runs into problems or has a question, I've been able to connect to his machine using Remote Desktop Connection.

I just bought him a Dell computer with WinXP (Home edition) for Christmas, and I'm unable to install Remote Desktop Connection on it, because it tells me that Remote Assistance is already installed. Thing is, I don't WANT to use remote assistance. It's an extraordinarily complicated process for a guy pushing a century old. With Remote Desktop Connection, he just turns his machine on and I can connect.

I've looked everywhere, but I can't figure out how to uninstall Remote Assistance.

Does anyone know how to do that, or is there a way that I can install Remote Desktop while Remote Assistance is there?

Thanks for any help you can give.

A:Toss remote assist - install remote desktop?

Correct me if i am wrong anyone... i am only learning about things like this myself

As i understand remote desktop connection is only the client side package which when installed would allow your dad to connect to your PC and not you connect to your dads, so the package would not be any use to you anyway, you need your dads PC to act as a server not a client.

Also as i understand, remote desktop server software comes as an Windows XP Professional version feature only ... which version of windows does your dad have ? if it is the Home Edition then im not sure if you can get this to work the way you want, you might have to look at third party software solutions, from the top of my head a program like VNC server would do it which i have only used briefly in the past. http://www.realvnc.com/what.html << think this is the website

Hope this has helped.

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Hi,

I've searched the internet and I can't find a solution. I've long been using Windows 7 and never had any problems with Remote Desktop from outside my network however I don't use it frequently so it is several months since I last used it.

When I right click on Computer -> Properties and Remote Settings

The lower part of the screen where you specify your remote desktop settings is missing. The issues that I've seen regarding this have two solutions typically.

1) The TermService is not running. It is my case.
2) That the DWord value should be set to 0 in the registry for tfDenyTSConnections

I have attached a screenshot confirming all this.

Anybody any advice as to what to try next?

A:Remote Desktop Missing In Remote Settings Screen

what version of windows 7 do you run?

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Hi. I just viewed Kari Finn's clearly explained Remote Desktop Connection on Win10 and how to connect to remote computer, thank you for that. Good job! In my case though, I use Win XP Home edition. Do I have to have Win XP Pro edition to connect on RDC to Win 10 host using Hyper-V virtual creation?
Also, if that is the case, how can I reboot my remote computer XP OS and get onto the Start Up Menu page? The keyboard command is released to my Win 10 host computer on start up and I don't have access to keyboard commands (such as F8) until Win XP has been fully booted up. How do I access that Start Up menu page otherwise?
This would be helpful for me to know. Thanks.

A:Remote Desktop Connection Explained - Question remote XP?

Hi Hibs, welcome to the Ten Forums.

You simply cannot use Windows XP Home as remote host, meaning you cannot connect to it using the Remote Desktop Connection. There are some hacks around the Internet but I very strongly advice against them.

(From Remote Desktop: frequently asked questions)
A workaround, in case you have or can find a valid Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate license is to install Windows 7 on a Hyper-V virtual machine, then install Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode on that virtual machine. Works perfectly giving you Windows XP Pro SP3.

If the mouse and keyboard are released by the Windows XP vm back to host, you simply need to bring the pointer on the vm and click to get them back to vm. The F8 keyboard shortcut when booting XP up works then totally normally bringing up the advanced options boot menu:


To release the mouse and keyboard back to host, press CTRL + ALT + LEFT ARROW.

Kari

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I am using windows 7 - home premium

If I connect to a remote computer using RDP, I can all the features of remote computer. Likewise if someone connects to my computer from a remote computer using RDP, he has access to all programs on my computer. This person can assist me with any help I need by connecting remotely using RDP.

Same assistance can be provided using Remote Assistance, then whats the need of Remote Assistance when RDP provides required functionality ? What different does Remote Asistance do from RDP ?

Pls reply here rather than pointing to link.

Thanks

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OS: Win8 64bit (My desktop is Win8, my laptop is Win7. We're dealing with the desktop here.)
Where I am: university network, but these features seem to be working with my laptop.
Things I've checked: allowing services through Windows Firewall (Bonjour, WMC services, etc.)
Allowing remote services in System Properties
Many, many existing threads and non-solutions
How I'm feeling:
None of these features or applications work, and they're all supposed to function differently from one another (e.g. WMC doesn't use the Apple Bonjour service, so it isn't a program-specific problem). I just want to control my media system with my desktop
Is there some obscure service or file or setting that I'm missing that could prevent any remote applications from working?

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Hello,
I'm running Windows 7 and having an issue with remote desktop connection. I connect to my windows 7 PC using both XP and OSX without any problems. The issue is when I return to my Windows 7 PC after the remote connection is closed, after I'm required to re-login, all the programs are closed! Any office docs that are open need to be recovered, it's a major annoyance.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Hi!

I manage a Win2003 server wich is an Active Directory and Domain Controller, and at the moment it has a PPTP VPN Server, SQL Server 2000, Project Server, IIS, It's kind of a testing server.

I've been maneging this server for sometime with remote desktop, 'til it was attacked, then I began updateing Windows with Windows Update (it seems that nobody before made updates to this server).

Now I can't get remote desktop without it freezen the server to death after sometime connected. I installed VNC as an alternative for Remote Desktop but I don't like it as much. I've tryed to connect from differents sources, Windows 98, 2000, XP SP1 and SP2, Linux, always getting the same result at very random times doing very random things.

Cleaning the server I found Slave.exe wich is reported to be a Remote Manager that is very use as a Trojan, so I get it off but it didn't resolved the problem.

It freezes so bad that I don't get any logs about it

If any of you have a posible solution or questions that I could answer for you to help me, please post

I'm really lost here

Thanks
 

A:Remote Desktop Freezes my Win2003 server

Any Ideas yet???
 

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