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Remote Desktop to Win10 machines fails or takes multiple tries..

Q: Remote Desktop to Win10 machines fails or takes multiple tries..

Hi folks. I've been noticing that RDP is a toss up on my Windows 10 machines. It hangs and I have to close the connection, then try again and get an error stating it's not available because it's busy, then try a third time after a few minutes and it works. I have disabled connecting to printers, clipboard, smartcard, etc. and still have the problem. Are other experiencing this?

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A: Remote Desktop to Win10 machines fails or takes multiple tries..

Originally Posted by theargonaut33


Hi folks. I've been noticing that RDP is a toss up on my Windows 10 machines. It hangs and I have to close the connection, then try again and get an error stating it's not available because it's busy, then try a third time after a few minutes and it works. I have disabled connecting to printers, clipboard, smartcard, etc. and still have the problem. Are other experiencing this?



I work remotely and just had my in-office machine re-imaged with Windows 10. I am experiencing the exact same issues. I came across your post in a Google search. Please post here if you come across a solution and I will do the same...

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Hello all
I am having an issue with Remote Desktop Connection.
I can connect to my Laptop from my Desktop using Remote Desktop Connection but when I try to connect to my Desktop from my Laptop I get an error stating that Network Level Authentication is not supported on the machine I am connecting from, i.e. the Laptop.
Both the Laptop and the Desktop are running Windows 7 Ultimate.
This used to work fine and I am unable to find what has changed.
I have even tried doing a Repair Install of Windows 7 Ultimate on the Laptop but still have the same issue.
Does anyone have any ideas, short of reinstalling Windows 7 Ultimate from scratch?
Thanks in advance
Kevin

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Hi There
I need to help a company wipe 18 HP branded Desktops and most of them are with 500GB SATA HDD of 3.5inch.

What is the best way of doing this as the company need me to make sure the Data is securely wiped and need something like a Low level format like copying zeroes.

Also I need to provide them with a report that the Data was securely wiped.

I need to do this in around 5 hours and this also need to be taken in to consideration.

thanks
Lakshan.

A:Data wipe in multiple Desktop machines

Depends on how sensitive and likely to be searched for by a future user the data is .

Something like Partition wizard bootable disk/USB could completely wipe at partition level which may be sufficient for secure wipes

Another alternative is 2015: How to securely erase hard drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) | ZDNet

The only true secure wipe is complete physical destruction of the drives

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After the Windows 10 Anniversary Update was installed on my Windows 10 Pro, .RDP files won't open. Remote Desktop still works if you open it manually and enter in the server info. But my saved .RDP files won't open. Also, right clicking on them and selecting edit also does not work. Nothing happens. I even opened Remote Desktop connection, entered in the server info manually and clicked Save As. That shortcut also won't work. Any ideas on what's wrong? Thanks.

A:.RDP files won't open (remote desktop) after Win10 Anniversary Update

I am having the exact same problem. Also, if you right click on a network computer in File Explorer and click on Connect with Remote Desktop Connection, nothing happens.

I am glad it is not only me. Experts, please help.

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I am running a Cisco VPN and Remote Desktop into my PC from home. The first time I connect everything goes fine. However, after the first attempt RDC refuses to see the network. I've restarted the VPN, the PC and RDC.

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Hi, my friend is trying to access a Win 7 computer from her XP pc through remote desktop. The remote computer is using a Netgear DGN2000 ADSL router with ATT DSL service. She says it works intermittently at all different days/times (naturally it fails when she needs it the most). I've found the same problem when I try to access the remote computer from my Win 7 machine; last night it was working, when I checked it just now it wasn't (i also tried to log into the router remotely and that failed as well). Does anyone have any ideas as to what the problem might be and how we can fix it? Thanks!
 

A:Remote Desktop Fails Intermittently

Also, the remote computer is set to never sleep or hibernate.
 

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I want to access to my laptop which is in another room via my wireless home network.

IP of PC: 192.168.1.2 (Windows 7 Ultimate)
IP of Laptop: 192.168.1.5 (Windows XP Home SP3)

I get this error message:
However,
1) Relevant "Remote Access" services are running on both machines. I don't know if there is another way of enabling it.
2) Both computers are on and running.
3) Both computers are under the same wireless modem. I can send and receive files between these two computers via their shared folders.

I left the "User name" field empty in the screenshot above, but nothing change even if I write the user name.

What am I missing?

A:Remote Desktop Connection Fails

If you look in this tutorial there is an option to allow for remote desktop between different Op systems. Do you have that one checked off? Your A/V software can also cause these types of problems to occur.

Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network

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I'm running a new Dell notebook with Vista SP1 and until a week or so ago the remote desktop function worked just fine. Now it fails with the message "Could not load the Terminal Services ActiveX control. Make sure mstscax.dll is in the path". There is a post on the MS technet forum but no one has found a solution. Any help would be appreciated.

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Hello,
My remote desktop, which was operating OK for some time, is now failing to connect.
There is insufficient evidence as to the cause. The error message is not helpful (screen shot).
I could not find any error codes in Event viewer at Application and service logs > Microsoft > Windows >
Remote assistance.
The connection is from a Vista premium laptop to a Windows 10 desktop.
Both computers are on a local network and are in a common Workgroup.
Ping from the remote to the host works.
Access to shared folders on the host from the remote works.
Remote access on the host computer is on.
I tried to connect with the firewall off - failed.
The RDP-Tcp port number in the registry is 3389
Netstat does not show port 3389 as listening. If this is the problem, How do I get it into a "Listening" state?
However, I think it is only needed if I am trying to remote access via the network and not via the local network.
The host pc name is Frankspc the user is Frank
The remote pc name is Charlottespc the user is Charlotte.
Any help to get the connection re-established will be much appreciated.
Frank C

A:Remote desktop fails to connect.

To be clear...

Your screen shot shows you're trying to connect to Frankspc remote Win10 computer.

However, you said:
Client (controlling computer) is "Frankspc" (Vista);
Remote [or server] (computer being controlled) is "Charlottespc" (Win10).

So I assume you meant the client is Charlottespc (Vista) and remote is Frankspc (Win10)?

And all the settings you've checked would be on the Win10 system?
I think Win10 definitely has to be listening on 3389.
So wouldn't this be more of a Win10 question?

Sorry if I've got it backwards.

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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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Every time that I attempt to connect to LAN Server by RDC(running Win Server 2008R2 x64) from any LAN node (running Windows
7 Professional x86), the connection fails on the first attempt. But when we reconnect at second time it will goes normally. Please give the helpful solution.....

A:Remote desktop connection always fails on first attempt

Are you able to telnet on port 3389 ? Telnet instead of rdp for first time.
Also check this link :
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/6ae67946-03b3-4bbe-8d26-3d2a95bc0f62/remote-desktop-connection-fails-on-some-computers-and-not-othersArnav Sharma | Facebook |
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reading the thread.

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Every time that I attempt to connect to my desktop PC (running Windows 7 Professional x64) from my laptop (running Windows 7 Professional x86), the connection fails on the first attempt. The connection is established and I see the welcome screen on the host PC with the blue circular Windows icon. After about 3-5 seconds, though, the circular icon freezes. If I wait, I receive an error message that the computer could not connect. However, the second connection attempt always works! I just cannot figure out why that initial connection fails. It is puzzling and inconvenient to have to always try once, have the connection fail, and then do it again.

I would appreciate any suggestions.

Thanks,
Rob

A:Remote desktop connection always fails on first attempt

I'm not set up to test with two different Windows 7 systems, but when I attempt an RDP connection from my Vista x64 system to my Win 7 Ultimate 32 bit system (already logged-in), and from my XP system to Windows 7, and from Windows 7 to XP I can connect first time.  I realize this information may be of dubious direct use, but it implies that an RDP connection CAN be established to/from a Win 7 system first time.How have you set things up in the Remote tab of Advanced System Settings (System Properties)?Are you getting a username/password prompt or are you trying to use stored information in an RDP file?-Noel

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After installing SP3, the remote desktop connection does not work, from shortcut or program.

I get the following response:

The system could not find the specified file:
c:\Windows\System32\<LANG_NAME>\mstsc.exe.MUI

Can someone please help. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Remote desktop connection fails after sp3 install

Click here and read through this entire thread. Sound like your problem towards the end of that thread? Try the work around.
 

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Connecting with: Windows XP
Connecting to: Windows XP

Rather than the usual "This computer can't connect to the remote computer" error, it just stops trying to connect about 1 second after I hit the connect button. Changing (for example) the port gives me the usual error, so I suspect it's a misconfiguration with my remote computer.
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop fails to connect in a strange way

I googled it and it appears to be an NVIDIA driver issue; if this is the case, that's some real shoddy programming, NVIDIA.

Will update my drivers later tonight with the Jan 22, 2009 release and let you guys know if it fixes the issue.
 

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I am trying to connect remotely to a desktop computer that has Windows 7 Professional using a VPN from home. The VPN always connects but sometimes the Remote Desktop fails to connect to the desktop. The desktop is on. So one day I can connect to it all day. The next day I cannot. The Remote Desktop Connection states to 'try again later'. I tried to ping the computer and the request times out.

I am wondering if there is some setting on the desktop that I need to change so that it will reliably allow me to connect to it.

Thanks.

A:Remote Desktop Connection intermittently fails to connect

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Is your connection issue wireless? How's your connection directly connected to a modem or router?

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Network on my Lenovo Yoga running W8.1 works fine over both wireless and Ethernet (USB dongle).

I have an iMac initiating a Remote Desktop connection to the Yoga via a direct Ethernet cable between the devices. Everything works fine on the W8.1 device except the WiFi can no longer connect to any access points and thus the Yoga has no Internet/network access--it just fails immediately when I select an access point for connection.

I do see an Event ID 8000 from NETwNe64 around the time of this failure; not sure if it's the same cause.

If I log back into the Yoga (and thus break the Remote Desktop Ethernet connection and take over that session), wireless works perfectly again. Thus it is clear that WiFi is only down when the device is accessed via RDP over Ethernet.

Any suggestions how to troubleshoot?

A:WiFi fails on W8.1 with Ethernet Remote Desktop Connection

Try something for me, when you launch your RDP session go back into your wireless and see if it will prompt you for a security key.

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I have established a working VPN into a Server 2003 office network, and used to be able to use remote desktop to connect to my computer by the network IP address. a week ago, after installing Windows 7 updates, I can no longer connect to my work computer. Using Win 7 Home Premium here, XP pro at office. My desktop computer here (XP) can still connect... I've spent hours on this to no avail.. PLEASE HELP!! Thank you!
Also, once I have established the VPN, I can ping my office IP address... so it is there!

A:VPN works, Remote Desktop fails. AFTER Microsoft updates

to all the microsoft techs that monitor this forum: I'm happy to see that you don't have the balls to address an issue that your employer is respnosible for. Be proud. Stand up. Be recognized for touting crap, while blaming other software, while at the same time, providing no support for any OEM operating systems that micky-(mouse) - soft puked on the public. thank you very much.

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I'm using the Microsoft RDP app for android, trying to connect to a Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit.  I've enabled require network authentication.  I have McAfee Internet Security, and the firewall is configured to allow RDP connections on port 3389.  With
the firewall ON, I get Error 0x204.  With the firewall OFF, I get Error 0x207, although the first time I was prompted with an unknown certificate warning before RDP tried to authenticate.  I switched from using a specific username/password to Ask
Every time.  After that the 0x207 error popped up.
Ideas?

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I have a XP machine that is accessed solely through remote desktop. The machine has two NICs installed and I was wondering if it is possible to direct all remote desktop traffic over one NIC and all other network traffic over the other NIC.

The reason for this is that I am experiencing a lag when accessing network resources or the internet because all the bandwidth is taken up by RDP

A:Remote Desktop Multiple NIC

Quote:




The reason for this is that I am experiencing a lag when accessing network resources or the internet because all the bandwidth is taken up by RDP




To do that you would need another Router setup to only access RDP.
Tell us your setup, you may not need RDP to access that computer. If you only need to access the files on that computer, you can just have the files shared on the network.

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I am trying to connect an older computer to my newer computer, bolth running windows xp, through remote desktop so it can run a game which is graphic intensive. The only problem is that multiple users cannot be logged in at one time. So, someone cannot work on the same computer at the same time or connect to the same game. I tried messing with the regerstry and it worked, but for some reason directx9 wasn't working for the connecting user and that isn't very useful while trying to run a game.

Here is my question: Does anyone know of a program, free or shareware, that can run remote desktop for multiple connections on separate users? I've tried several, but I can't find any that work... Please help??? Thank you.
 

A:Remote Desktop Multiple Users

First off, running a graphics intensive game with RDT is an exercise in futility. Also, you can't have a local user and RDT active at the same time, nature of the beast.
 

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We've got a server running Windows server 2008 and would like for multiple users to be able to remote into this machine. I was wondering how we would go about doing this, when a second user remotes in it automatically kicks the first user off of the server. I've been told to try Terminal Services but can't seem to find any good guides on using that or even explaining precisely what it does. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions...how?

When you remote in to Windows Server, you are using terminal services. Every Windows Server comes with a 2 client login default. You need to pay for additional concurrent connections if you need this.
 

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Hi,

I just discovered the feature to include all my monitors into a remote-desktop-session. This worked just fine when connecting to our terminal-server (Windows Server 2008 R2). But from there, I do normally open a second connection to the computer at my desk (a direct connection is not possible). After that, I have two nested remote-sessions: From my local machine to the terminal-server and from there to my desk.
But on the second connection, the second monitor is not connected: I can check the checkbox "use all monitors", but only one of the two monitors is used for the second connection.

Is this just not supported? Or did I do anything wrong?

A:Remote-Desktop with multiple screens

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Epaminaidos


Is this just not supported? Or did I do anything wrong?


Sorry, I should have tested a direct connection before: My desk-machine does not support multiple monitors via a remote-connection :-(

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Hey All,

I'm a new member here and I'm hoping someone has heard of a fix for me.

I've been an XP Pro 32 bit user for some time and have enjoyed being able to have concurrent remote desktop sessions on my home PC. This allows several members of the family to use our powerful desktop PC at the same time.

I recently built a new PC w/ a 64 bit processor and I installed XP Pro 64. I've had the new rig for a couple of months and have been unable to find the fix. Can anyone point me to the answer or an active thread?

TIA,

F
 

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Hi everybody,
 
        I have a remote connection that I need to configure 2 monitors. Each of them must be showing a different window full time (a monitoring activity).
       In every forum that I visit, I have same answer: in Display tab of Remote Desktop Connection, tick "Use all my monitors for remote session".

       But when I'm connected (remotelly) to my host computer, I try to Maximize and/or increase my remote screen and nothing happens, just 1 remote screen in 1 monitor.
       In the Screen Resolution Configuration, it shows just 1 remote desktop (RDPDD Channel) monitor and I can't make any change about it.
     I also tried to change some Local Group Policies as showed in Tech Community Microsoft Blog "Using Multiple Monitors in Remote Desktop Session", in both sides, host computer
and client computer.


   And nothing happened, it seems that all different settings in Remote Desktop Connection on client computer doesn't take effect.
  Is that something that I'm missing?
PS: Sorry for not posting images and links (I'm not allowed by this platform yet).

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On my primary Windows 7 Enterprise x64 machine connecting to several other machines (OS range from WinXP to Server 2003 to other Win7 machines), keystrokes are sometimes duplicated on the remote machine.
If I use a different computer to connect, the multiple keystrokes do not occur.
If I use a different keyboard, the multiple keystrokes continue.
I tried using a scancode monitoring program, which suggests the remote terminal is receiving duplicate scan codes:
[-----
OnKeyPress e
OnKeyUp, Key code=69,Control keys=, Key name e
OnKeyUp, Key code=69,Control keys=, Key name e
-----]
The speed at which I type has no impact.
I am completely stumped.  Anyone have any ideas?

A:Remote Desktop sometimes sends multiple keystrokes?

Turning off Fraps.exe did the trick. I also tried installing their latest update (dated 3/9/11), and all symptoms of the problem seem to have gone away, even with the new version of Fraps (3.3.2) running.
Thanks for the help.

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Window XP pro only allow two different remote desktop connection at the same time. What should I do to increase this number?? Thanks

A:How to make multiple remote desktop connections?

Try at your own risk this link http://sig9.com/articles/concurrent-remote-desktop. I would do a backup before attempting.

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I would like to remote into computer without ending current live session
After researching a little I found the instructions below which seem like they should work but do not
Can anyone help?

Enable Multiple RDP Sessions Log into the server using Remote Desktop.
Open the start screen (press the Windows key) and type gpedit.msc and open it
Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host > Connections.
Set Restrict Remote Desktop Services user to a single Remote Desktop Services session to Disabled.
Double click Limit number of connections and set the RD Maximum Connections allowed to 999999.
https://support.managed.com/kb/a1816...dows-2012.aspx

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I have two computers running W7p that I want to access when I'm away from my office. I am able to use remote desktop from inside my home network on either computer. I am able to access one of the computers from outside with my router set to forward global port 3389 to host port 3389. I am guessing that what I need to do is set up two port forwards in my router; the global port will be different but the host port will still be 3389 in each case. Does that sound right? One thing I know is that going into the registry and changing the host port to something other than 3389 does nothing. In fact, if I do that I can no longer use remote desktop inside my home network. I've looked all over the web today and there are not any clear instructions on how to do this (that I could find). I read the W7 forum tutorial.

A:Remote Desktop Multiple Computers Behind Router

Ok, defining a second portforward using a different global port, but 3389 as the local port did not work. So now I've created a second portforward using 3389 for both the global and local port, but in this case I've enabled the portforward for a different host. This doesn't entirely make sense, so it'll probably work.

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In common with many others I was horrified to find that Windows 7 pro, which advertised support for RDP, did not support multiple monitors. I needed Ultimate for that.

What's the story in Windows 10? Can I use RDP with multiple monitors in Windows 10 pro? And can I connect to a Windows 7 pro laptop using a dual monitor Windows 10 Pro desktop?

Thanks

TTT

A:Remote desktop and multiple monitors in Windows 10

Originally Posted by TTT


In common with many others I was horrified to find that Windows 7 pro, which advertised support for RDP, did not support multiple monitors. I needed Ultimate for that.

What's the story in Windows 10? Can I use RDP with multiple monitors in Windows 10 pro? And can I connect to a Windows 7 pro laptop using a dual monitor Windows 10 Pro desktop?

Thanks

TTT



At present I am running three monitors without a problem. . .having said that there is one fault and that is not being able to use a different picture/wallpaper on each monitor. To get around this problem I use Display Fusion ( I know there are some folks that just can't get over the fact that a third party program is needed to display separate wallpapers on each monitor. As to Remote desktop goes don't use it so I cannot comment on it's us. . .

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Hi,
How to allow multiple users (e.g 6 users) to access windows 7 machine via RDP simultaneously.

Regards
Ali

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how to allow multiple remote desktop connection windows 7 at same time

shrikant

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I'm trying to setup a computer so that multiple users can log onto it remotely at the same time. I managed to get the remote logon part to work, but not the at the same time part. If one user is logged on, and another user tries to log on, that second user gets the message that someone else is already logged and so no one else can log on.

But there must be a way to have multiple users logged on simultaneously. How?

All users are on XP machines and using Remote Desktop Connection.

A:Remote Desktop Connection won't allow multiple users simultaneously

But there must be a way to have multiple users logged on simultaneously. How?All users are on XP machines and using Remote Desktop Connection.Unfortunately there isn't. Its setup that way by design.

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I'm trying to setup a computer so that multiple users can log onto it remotely at the same time. I managed to get the remote logon part to work, but not the at the same time part. If one user is logged on, and another user tries to log on, that second user gets the message that someone else is already logged and so no one else can log on.

But there must be a way to have multiple users logged on simultaneously. How?

All users are on XP machines and using Remote Desktop Connection.
 

A:Remote desktop connection won't allow multiple users simultaneously

But there must be a way to have multiple users logged on simultaneously. How?Click to expand...

Not with Remote Desktop Connection. And not with Windows, as it is a single user at a time system.

I think UltraVNC allows multiple remote connections, if that would suffice.

But for multiple users logged in you need a different OS (such as Unix).
 

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I have a problem with Remote Desktop when using v6.0 to connect to a dual-monitor machine using the "span" option. Some text gets drawn in a rather bizarre fashion - it appears that the letters of the text are drawn in a wider font, but each letter is in the same position it would be with the original font. This results in each letter overlapping the next, making text extremely difficult to read.

I can recreate this in both Microsoft Excel and Artisan Studio. In Excel it is easy to recreate:
From a dual-monitor machine, connect via mstsc (remote desktop) version 6 or higher.
Open Excel
Put some text in a cell
Use the Excel "Camera" tool to take an image of the cell and place it anywhere in the spreadsheet
Voila - the camera version of the text looks messy, while the original looks normal. Connecting to the same session without using the "span" option shows the text correctly both with and without the camera.

I appreciate that not many people will have the necessary hardware to recreate this, but was hoping someone out there might recognise the problem! I suspect that the Excel camera tool uses a different method of rendering the text, and that it is this that is getting confused.

Any help appreciated!

Alfie

A:Remote Desktop text distortion when using multiple monitors

As it seems nobody has come across this or found a solution, does anyone know how to report such a bug to Microsoft?

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Everything was working fine until about 2 months ago.
I have a Windows 7 system that I access with Remote Desktop Connection from a Windows 10 system.  One day I found that my user account, which had been given administrator rights quite some time ago, couldn?t log on remotely.  The
Windows 7 system was configured for remote access with the setting ?Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication (more secure)?. When I tried to log on, I got an error stating ?The
Local Security Authority cannot be contacted?. 

If I configured Windows 7 to ?Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop (less secure)?, then I could log in but I didn?t want to use this less secure setting.
Doing some experimentation, I found that if I enabled the built-in Administrator account, then the Administrator could log in remotely using ?Allow connections only from computers
running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication (more secure)?.
If I created a new standard user called Test.  I found that Test could also could log in remotely using ?Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with
Network Level Authentication (more secure)?.
If I promoted Test to an administrator, then Test couldn?t remotely log on.  He got the LSA error.  If I... Read more

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Hello, 
I have discovered, that Windows 7 Pro doesn't support multiple monitor for remote desktop service, as it is featured only for Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise editions. See this article http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Remote-Desktop-Connection-frequently-asked-questions
I wonder, if this feature is now supported in Windows 8 Pro or does Remote Desktop work the same way as in Windows 7 Pro ?
I need to connect to my computer using Remote Desktop Client and use extended desktop on multiple monitors.  However current Windows 7 Pro support only desktop spanning ( /span), which is not that useful.
Thanks for your reply.

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Hello to all,

I have created an account for the user so the user will remotely connects to it using Remote Desktop Connection at the time of logging out he directly closes the Remote Desktop Connection now here is the problem his session is not ended and again by typing mstsc in Run command he is doing the same thing. So can we have such kind of thing if the user is logging on the machine and if he has any session active then it will logged him onto that session instead of creating a new session cause my server resources are getting used up in full.

regards,

A:Remote Desktop Connection Multiple Session Issue for the same user account

Make sure the user Logs Out instead of Disconnect.

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Hi there! First post. My question to all you tech-ies out there.
I am currently running 10 computers attached via wired network to a server running xp pro at my business. From home, I have set up remote desktop so that I can log in to my server and operate the software I need to from home, using the server as another workstation.
I am looking at uprgrading a few other computers to XP pro, (yeah) or sadly Vista Business (boo) which will allow connections to those computers too. I know about port forwarding, because I had to with the server that is connecting to the Web by a D-Link router. I want to make my salesmens computers which will have remoted desktop host enabled on them to be available from their offsite computers. I've searched the web, and found a few diff. ideas on this, but would like your opinions on this one that I found. My questions is, can the connections from offsite be performed concurrently.
"Well, you could make it a whole lot easier on yourself and just setup port forwarding on your work router like this:
external port -> internal IP -> local port
3889 -> 192.168.0.50 -> 3889
4889 -> 192.168.0.51 -> 3889
5889 -> 192.168.0.52 -> 3889
In this case, you now have one pass-thru and two redirected ports. This means you don't need to modify anything on each host, only the network configuration changes. Note you can reach each rdp session remotely using your public IP address and one of the external ports. Say your public ... Read more

A:Solved: Remote Desktop - Exposing Multiple computers over single IP Address

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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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Hello, ladies and gentlemen!
We have Windows-based environment (Windows 7 Pro SP1 + Windows XP Pro SP3), we are running Office 2003 and Office 2010. We are using Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP PCs, and Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 PCs.
One of our programmers created an Excel spreadsheet with a VBS macro assigned to a button; the macro is below.
Code:
[SIZE=2]Sub LiveLoadLoadCombinations()
Dim IE As Object, strFile As String, iPageNum As Long
strFile = "Q:\Structural - Misc\NBCC 2005\National Building Code of Canada 2005 Volume 1.pdf"
iPageNum = 233
Set IE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
IE.Navigate strFile & "#Page=" & iPageNum
IE.Visible = True
End Sub[/SIZE]

It works on most of the machines in our network (opens PDF file on the page #233), but on some PCs it would just open PDF file on page 1 instead of 233.

I have tested it on the some PCs; beneath is the configuration and the results of the test:
PC1: Windows XP - Office 2003 - IE8 - Adobe Reader 10.1.2 - WORKS
PC2: Windows 7 - Office 2010- IE9 - Adobe Reader 10.1.3 - WORKS
PC3 (mine): Windows 7 - Office 2010- IE9 - Adobe Reader 10.1.3 – FAILS TO OPEN THE PAGE
PC4: Windows 7 - Office 2003 - IE9 - Adobe Reader 10.1.0 - FAILS TO OPEN THE PAGE

I tried various security settings both in Excel and Internet explorer – no results. Also I tried copying the PDF file locally to make sure share/NTFS permissions are not the cause – that didn’t help e... Read more

A:VBA macro in Excel fails to run properly on some machines

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I use PowerShell with PsExec and i need to install the software on remote machines with active user sessions.

I didn't succeed all the time and i could not completely rely on PsExec 100%.

Looking for any other better ways of doing it.

Thanks in Advance.
Harish

A:Best way to install software's on remote machines

One strange thing is, PsExec sometimes gives couldn't connect and it works like a charm after a ping to \\remote machine.

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Win98 FE. Two Networked computers connected via NIC with CAT 5 cable.

Anyone know why I can't see the remote machine on the network in Network Neighborhood? Sometimes I can't even see the machine I'm using. There ARE shared folders on the remote machine and I can browse the machine if I use the Find Computer feature to search for the machine.

The network appears to be all right. NIC drivers are installed and I can browse the files on the other machine. It's just that the other machine doesn't show up in Network Neighborhood.

What can I do?

Thanks ^_^
 

A:Can't see remote machines in Ntwk Neighborhood

Try installing the netbeiu protocal on both machines, helps with small lans
 

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Hey all,

I'm wondering if there's a way to sync outlook's calendar between one computer at one location and a second computer at another location. I work from home and I keep my hours with outlook. My boss was wondering if there was a way that we could set it up so my hours calendar could be synced up with a calendar on his machine. Thanks.
 

A:Syncing Outlook between 2 remote machines

There is 3rd party software that can do this like Workgroup Share. There are likely others but this is just one I've used and is pretty easy to configure.

Otherwise I'm not aware of a way to do this with just Outlook.
 

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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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I've been using a Powershell script to run scanstate.exe with appropriate parameters through a remote session using invoke-command.
I've been seeing a number of machines getting to approx. 50% of the way through the process and then simply stopping
The error being displayed is
"
NotSpecified: (:String) [], RemoteException
CategoryInfo: NotSpecified
FullyQualifiedErrorID: NativeCommandError
PSComputerName:
This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team.
"
When I look in the scanstate.log I don't see any errors.

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Hey guys

I'm having trouble setting up my home network. What I'm trying to do is to add my remote PC' s User(myLaptop-Kevin) to the folder permission settings..

Tidbits:

1. myLaptop is detected in my Network. So I guess the physical connection is good. See picture.

2. Also, the remote computer/user is Homegroup'ed to this computer.

3. But when I try to share a folder or especially a Drive thru Right Click>Properties>Sharing>Advanced Sharing>Permission>Add.. the remote user is not detected..

4. And when I try to type my remote computers name and user manually, it says 'Name Not Found'.

5. I also cannot access mapped network drive from my remote laptop..
The reason for this question is that I want to define the access of my files through my network.

And also, I want to develop a visual basic application that can interface to the SQL Server 2008 Database installed on my Laptop..

I hope somebody can help me on this problem.. Since you are my only hope and Ive been scouring the net for two days now..

Thank You very much.

A:Detecting Users from remote Computers/Machines

If you right click on the file/folder/drive and go to Share With... you should be able to choose Homegroup from the list.






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Resources:

http://forums.techarena.in/networkin...ty/1143160.htm
http://forums.techarena.in/operating...ms/1318916.htm
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ns.html?filter[2]=Networking%20Internet

Also: In order to use a homegroup, all PCs have to be using Windows 7. Otherwise you have to use a workgroup.

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