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Q: Solved: Remote Desktop Connection Software

Once I install this on my Win2k machine, I'll be able to connect to WinXP machines but can WinXP machines connect to the Win2k machine ?

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You can only connect to Windows XP Pro machines! If you want to remote control other Windows Computers I sugguest use a VNC application. I recommend using UltraVNC

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Hiya

The downloadable Remote Desktop Web Connection ActiveX control provides most of the same functionality as the full Remote Desktop Connection software; however, the Remote Desktop Web Connection is designed to deliver this functionality over the Web. The Web package Setup program installs the downloadable ActiveX control and sample Web page on a server running Internet Information Services (IIS) 4.0 or later

System Requirements
This package may be applied to the following:

All Windows 2000 platforms
Windows NT® Server 4.0
Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
Important: The Remote Desktop Web Connection download package must be installed on a computer running Internet Information Services (IIS) version 4.0 or later. This dependency applies to the Web server only. Users can download the control and view the Web pages from any supported Web browser (Windows 32-bit versions of Internet Explorer 5.x or higher).

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/...aseID=41821&area=search&ordinal=9&redirect=no

Regards

eddie
 

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I'm looking for compatible software that would be extremely user-friendly for someone who is computer illiterate. I'm trying to connect to a friend's desktop to help them with some Windows 7 issues, but they can't seem to follow directions too well and they live a few states away.

I'm not even sure if it exists, but the program would ideally install on their computer and mine and make it very simple to remotely connect to them.

Thanks in advance. I'm currently using Win7 Ultimate 64 bit and they're using Win7 Home Premium 32 bit.

A:Remote desktop connection software or Win7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Mboose


I'm looking for compatible software that would be extremely user-friendly for someone who is computer illiterate. I'm trying to connect to a friend's desktop to help them with some Windows 7 issues, but they can't seem to follow directions too well and they live a few states away.

I'm not even sure if it exists, but the program would ideally install on their computer and mine and make it very simple to remotely connect to them.

Thanks in advance. I'm currently using Win7 Ultimate 64 bit and they're using Win7 Home Premium 32 bit.


MB

It exists, I use it all the time, and is called Teamviewer. Easy to install, easy to use and is rock solid.

Hope this helps
Ken J

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Hiya

Remote Desktop in Windows XP Professional provides remote access to the desktop of your computer running Windows XP Professional, from a computer at another location. Using Remote Desktop you can, for example, connect to your office computer from home and access all your applications, files, and network resources as though you were in front of your computer at the office.

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...21-d48d-426e-96c2-08aa2bd23a49&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Does anybody have any good recommendations for some software that will allow me to actually view other user's screens on my domain and make changes and fix problems on their computer? Many times I have users calling in with problems that could easily be solved over the phone but they lack the technical experience to follow the directions. If I could just remote to their system and see the screen this would be so much easier.

Thanks for your help!
 

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I have just installed XP pro SP3 and all is fine except that remote desktop connection gives me an error when I open it. 'the pre release version has expired, download full version or contact administrator' I have downloaded the full version but get told when installing it that XP already has RDC pre installed, is there a problem with SP3? and can I fix this without having to reinstall OS?
 

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Hi there,

I have a client to whom we normally connect remotely via Remote Desktop Connection, after which some staff members need to access some Pastel documents. But suddenly none are able to connect to that specific pc using the same server/computer name we used to, and I've also tried to connect using that pc's IP address, but alas.

I then went to that client and tried to connect remotely from that specific pc to another one of our clients, and no problem, remote connection established instantly. I also connected to that pc from numerous other pc's on that same LAN network, with no problems. I can ping the IP address and everything.

So we don't have access to that pc remotely outside of that specific LAN and need to find the solution. Any ideas what the problem might be? It also uses staic IP address assignment, so it's not that we might be using the incorrect IP address...it couldn't have anything to do with the gateway could it? And another thing...am I supposed to have access to any other pc on that specific LAN remotely using IP address?

Thanks

A:[SOLVED] Remote Desktop Connection

for you to get to that pc from the outside the router has to port forward port 3389 to that pcs ip address.

Appears someone undid those router settings which is why its not working now.

only way for you to rdp to other pcs there would be to put the port forwarding in the router and to change the rdp port on the pc.

For example pc2 would have port 3390 to forward to pc2's static ip address.

so on and so forth for the rest.

Usually you would just rdp to one pc then from it rdp to the others on the lan.

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Hello I am using Win XP and I want to know how could i establish a remote desktop connection with a remote computer if i know his ip address. when i tried to connect it through windows remote desktop connection i got an error message
could not connect to the remote computer the computer might be busy or the remote desktop connection is not enable.
 

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I am on a Windows XP operating system at home. I am connecting to my work using Remote Desktop Connection. The problem is when I let is sit idle for more than 3 minutes and come back and I am booted out off the remote connection.

I have adjusted the settings on the Server at work for the Remote Connection to never expire for everyone at my company, but I am the only one having this booted out issue at home. Is there a hidden setting in Exchange to fix this??

Please help!
 

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gumballs said:

I am on a Windows XP operating system at home. I am connecting to my work using Remote Desktop Connection. The problem is when I let is sit idle for more than 3 minutes and come back and I am booted out off the remote connection.

I have adjusted the settings on the Server at work for the Remote Connection to never expire for everyone at my company, but I am the only one having this booted out issue at home. Is there a hidden setting in Exchange to fix this??

Please help!Click to expand...

It may just be that your network link is not being automatically reconnected when temporarily lost - check the Group Policy Settings that affect Remote Decktop as follows:
Start->Run->mmc->Ok
On the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in
In the Add/Revove Snap-in dialog box, click Add
In the Add Standalone Snap-in dialog box, click Group Policy, click Add, and then click Finish
In the Add Standalone Snap-in dialog box, click Close
In the Add/Remove Snap-in dialog box, click Ok
In the console pane, double-click Computer Configuration, click Administrative Templates, click Windows Components, and then click Terminal Services
Check Automatic reconnection to be enabled

-- Tom
 

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My friend and I are attempting to use the Remote Destop feature in Windows. We have not been able to get it to work.

Both of us are using Windows XP Home Edition.

Now... I searched on a search engine to find help for the connection problems and I found the following FAQ:

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Q. Is Remote Desktop available on Windows XP Home Edition?
A. No, however you can upgrade from Windows XP Home Edition to Windows XP Professional to get Remote Desktop. You can use Windows XP Home Edition as the client for accessing your Windows XP Professional computer running Remote Desktop.
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If that answer is correct, that would mean that Remote Desktop Connection will NOT work in Windows XP Home Edition.

If so, then why can I access it?

If that answer is correct then that would mean that I have it, but I just can't use it. Does anyone know if this is true. I'd like to know for sure before I spend more time troubleshooting.

Thanks for any replies.

NTG
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Connection

You can use Remote Dekstop to access the desktop of a computer running XP Professional from a computer running XP home.

You cannot access the desktop of a computer running XP Home from a computer running XP Home.
 

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Hi everybody,
I do have the following question:

Can anyone tell me (STEP-BY-STEP) how to setup a "Remote Desktop Connection", so I can connect from my first laptop to my second one?
(they are both next to each other but I still need often access to the other).
Both run on WINXP Prof. I tried the following already, which didn't work out.
- I setup my first laptop as a: "Remote Desktop Server" (the host), by activating under "Remote Desktop Connection" the box: "Allow users to connect remotley to this computer". (It's only me anyway and my status is of course: "Administrator").
Further, a manual I have, tells me, that i can easily log into the remote host computer by using the regular Windows "User-Name" and "Password".
That's where I do have the problem.
What is my Windows User-ID? Is is the name of my computer? Where do I find it?
I do have a Windows PW of course but I have no glue how to find out the User-ID, which I need to use at the "Remote System"

Can anyone give me a really STEP-BY-STEP guide how to setup BOTH of my laptops and the exactly settings in every section, so I can get this accomplished?

Thank you very much in advance
Manny
 

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hi.
ok, i have my network set up, solved all the bugs and problems, now all i have to do is start the remote desktop connection.
so please tell me what should i do
thanks alot
 

A:Solved: remote desktop connection

try the link below. its from microsoft's site on how to use remote desktop connection. I'm sure they can explain it better than I can, haha.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315328/en-us

good luck
 

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To use Remote Desktop Connection, is it really this easy:

Open up remote desktop connection on your Host PC --- type the IP of the computer you want to access, then click connect --- As long as "Allow Remote Desktop" is enabled on the PC you are trying to connect to, your attempt will be successful
 

A:Solved: Using Remote Desktop Connection

You have it backwards. "Allow Remote Desktop" must be enabled on the Host (remote) computer for you to access it from a client computer. Otherwise, yes, it is that easy.
 

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I was just wondering..lets say ur in school...and u want to connect to ur house using that program..how would you do it?Ive tried many things...read the microsoft page and all..but..in this kinda stuff,im a bit slow.

Thank you!
 

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Problem: My Remote Desktop Connection is not working.

First of all, can Windows XP and Windows 7 connect in this way? because I don't want to waste time if they can't.

Second, isn't something missing in the attached screenshot? I think there is supposed to be something below the 'Advanced' button. In all the screenshots I see of the "Start/Control Panel/System/Remote" window, there are more features and input boxes, etc. than I have here.

Any help would be appreciated.

I wonder why Windows doesn't pick up on this-- problems with Remote Desktop Connection are reported all over the Internet, and it doesn't seem to be working for anyone.


Regards,
DaveRB97

A:[SOLVED] Remote Desktop Connection

so that is remote assistance not rdp. I believe if memory serves you need to download the mstsc for xp. Also I'm on my phone so I caant look up the link for you.

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hello forum, Thank you for the support!

I have a simple home network, linksys wireless router, 3 computers on the network: One windows 8 and two running 7. Problem is that I can not initiate a connection to any of the computers from any of the computers with Remote Desktop. I have gone in and made sure to allow RDP connections, etc. When nothing else worked, I uninstalled my anti virus and turned off my firewall(s) Still no connection; I'm receiving the error that says that either, the computer is not turned on, not on the network, blah blah blah. The computers are on, they can each ping each other and I've mapped drives back and forth on the computers. FOr the life of me I cant figure out my a simple remote desktop connection is failing. I don't think this matters, but each of the three computers is connected to the LAN wirelessly Any Ideas?

Thanks in advance guys/gals

JP
 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tpbq-TOwXeM
 

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I can't seem to get this damn RDC working. I've got a PC at home behind a router that I'm trying to connect to from another location. I am able to connect to that PC via RDC on my LAN. As per some suggestions I've read about on the site, this is what I have tried so far. In the "Computer name" field of the RDC I put in my IP address. For the username and password I type in my Windows XP login. On my home PC I permitted that specific login to access my PC via RDC.
Another suggestion I tried to implement was to port forward 3389 to my home pc. For some reason my router is not allowing me to do so. I'm not sure if I'm doing this right though. By the way, both ISP's I'm using are not blocking port 3389. I can remote manage my router to try any suggestions ya'll might have. Attached below you will find a few screenshots of my router settings and the error message in RDC. The first pic is the error message. The 2nd is a top half of my UPnP Forwarding page. The 3rd is the other half where I try to implement port forwarding. The 4th pic is what happened after I applied the settings. For some reason, it goes to 15629??? Am I not port forwarding in the right screen?? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Here are the specs of everything involved:

PC 1 (Home PC) - Windows XP SP1 behind a Linksys NR041 router. I have ezTrust Armor w/ firewall enabled.
PC 1 has a static IP of 192.168.1.100.

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The otherday Windows automatically updated, and somehow my remote desktop connection got lost.

I searched it, copied and pasted the shortcut on the desktop, and it worked.
It was working fine this morning.
Now it will not connect.

Any input?

Do yall need a screencap?
 

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I need to know how to shutdown the remote computer from using Remote Desktop Connection. I connected XP from school to my home computer Vista Business. But when I'm connected through Remote Desktop Connection I can't see the shutdown Button from the Start Menu, all I see is Logoff, and Disconnect. How do I shutdown my machine remotely?
 

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remote desktop connection error
Applies To: Windows | Windows 7 | Programs
whenever i try to use remote desktop connection on my windows 7 starter to connect to xp home edition i get this error:
Remote Desktop can't connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons:

1)Remote access to the server is not enabled
2)The remote computer is turned off
3)The remote computer is not available on the network

Make sure the remote computer is turned on and connected yo the network, and that remote access is enabled

im not sure i really understand as i am not trained in the ways of desktop connecting.

Please help,
matthew
 

A:Solved: remote desktop connection error

i need to be able to access my drives to.... it just dosent have the same qualities as windows remote access
 

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Hi guys,

my boss had the idea to work one day at home for special employees at our office.

I have good experiences with the program teamviewer and we would consider buying it since it's only freeware for private use.

In the office we are connected to a server pc and with some help (I'm a beginner in networking, my skills are more related to setting up hardware components) I would be able to establish a remote desktop connection offered by XP itself.

But is it worth it?

I heard that the connection isn't encrypted.

So better using teamviewer or something else?
 

A:Solved: Teamviewer or Remote Desktop Connection?

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Hello,

On my home network, I have Remote Desktop Connection across it. Now, on each computer, there is an Admin account with a password and a Standard account without a password. When a user is using the Standard account, I opt in remotely with RDC into the Standard account of the remote computer. Now when this happens, the remote user is temporarily logged off while I'm remotely controlling the standard account. But... the remote user has the ability to click on the Standard account and disconnect me. My question is, is there a way that while I'm using the Standard account remotely, not be kicked off by the remote user trying to log back in to the Standard account? Thanks for your time!

Regards,

Jerry
 

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yeah, how do i remove this program? I dont care if Microsoft thinks it's needed... I DO not want it. I have no need to remotely access another computer at all.

All that program seems to be is a great way for someone's computer to be HACKED into.

I've recently found out that one of my home computers is indicating that it is being accessed on occasion.

Already tried to read how to remove it from MS pages, but of course they are no help.
 

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Good Day.
I would like to set up a remote desktop connection between 2 computers
in my LAN at home(both win7). Both comps are on the network and remote desktop is enabled
for both of them. It doesn't want to connect (even with my firewalls turned off)
and keeps saying: Remote Desktop can't connect to the remote computer for of of these reasons: ...
What am I doing wrong? Note that I did allow Remote Desktop on both computers' firewalls

Thanks
 

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I have a home PC running XP Pro
Verizon DSL
ZoneAlarm Pro, and a router.

The port (3389?) is opened in the Router and ZA and I have connected to it in the past.

Now if I try it fails...The client couild not connect to the remote computer...
I can't Ping my Routers external IP, nor can I tracert to it.

Is this a Verizon issue? Is it common? They tell me they don't support Remote Desktop Connection so they won't work with me.

Help!
David
 

A:Solved: another Remote Desktop Connection question.

You say the port is opened on the router, are you forwarding requests from 3389 to your pcs IP address? Have you checked to make sure your PC still has the IP you entered in the firewall? Are you running windows firewall or only Zone Alarm? Does shields up:https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2 say that port 3389 is open?
 

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Howdy...

My friend and I (nvolex) are having mad problems. He has a computer at his house running Windows Server 2003. We're trying to figure out why noone outside of his Home network can connect to his computer. We can get to the Remote Desktop Connection screen, but after that it states the computer cannot be found..BUT ONLY when we're not at his house on his network. If you need more information, ask away. This is 2 days now we cannot get it working. Thanks
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Connection Problems

SOLVED. We removed "Server Name" from the server field and hit connect and it worked. No clue why it worked...but it did...lol
 

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I am having one slight issue with using a remote desktop connection to a windows
vista ultimate system

When I am physically at my Vista system and I log in and then log out I can RDC from
another system and everything works fine

but if I leave that Vista system sitting at the login screen for a half hour or so
it will no longer allow me to RDC to that system it just gives me an error
connection attempt failed

what I do now is just log in and back out for it to allow me back in via RDC

I am able to use any of my other systems with no problems at all (Linux, XP, server 2003)
what I am wondering is if there is a setting for it to always be listening for RDC
that does not allow it to time out

A:[SOLVED] remote desktop connection issue

I figured out my issue I had to go in and turn off the sleep mode and hibernate settings and everything
works fine now

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I have two different computers both running Windows XP professional. I am trying to connect to one remotely using the Remote Desktop Connection. I have enabled the remote computer for remote logins but for some reason I cannot connect with it. I get the error message that the client could not connect to the remote session. I have 50 other computers on this network all set up the same way and have never had a problem. Everything seems to be configured exactly the same. I can ping the remote computer and I can connect using Computer Management and I can even access the c$ (\\computername\c$). I even tried using the RDC connecting to the IP address but still not working. Any ideas???
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Connection problem

any ideas?
 

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I am unable to log into the remote desktop of one of our clients, I get the licensing protocol error. Their support staff says it is on my end and keeps sending me things to try. I log into their VPN, then RDC. If the remote computer is the one having the licensing protocol issues, doesn't that mean there is nothing on my end that can be done?

I have searched all morning and found similar issues, people deleting the registry key, tried that and it didn't work. They told me to right click on the connection and log in as admin. I am using VISTA, by the way. I don't have that choice. They said then I am not an administrator. But, it shows I am the admin.

I went to the microsoft support site and did the Mr. Fix It thing and that didn't fix it. I might be crazy, but I was thinking the problem at to be on their end. I think I have gotten this before or some of our employees. I was working in there fine yesterday, logged out and now can't get back in. I tried another facility from that same client, but a totally different region and was able to log in. I am thinking that the problem is specifically on their end. She insists it's not because no one else has complained. One other person (from our company) who works using that same connection is able to log in fine, so I don't know.

This is beyond frustrating. Any ideas?

Thanks.

Nan
 

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Hi I was wondering if anyone could help me with a problem I'm having with my remote desktop connection, everytime I try to connect to another ip address with the user name and password I get "Your Credentials Did Not Work" I then tried from my daughters laptop from the same location and it does work. Obviously there is something going on with my laptop that's blocking it - does anyone know what I should do??

A:[SOLVED] Remote Desktop Connection Question

Hello,

Try entering in the IP address first, then connecting; don't enter in the credentials until you are connected to the other computer.

What OS is installed on:

- The remote computer?
- The computer you are having trouble with?
- Your daughter's computer?

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I've been using remote desktop to connect to my computer in the garage from a computer in the house on the same network and it works just fine accept that I'd like to be able to also get into my other user profile on the host computer. Whenever I try to connect to the host using my non-admin user profile it says:

"The local policy of this system does not allow you to logon interactively"

The host computer is XP-Pro SP3 and the client computer is XP-Home SP3.
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop connection for non-admin user?

Control Panel > System
Select the Remote Tab
Click Select Remote users.
 

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I have to access Remote Desktop Connection for a new job that I was supposed to start today (work from home). When I go to log in it brings up the computer's old name and won't let me access without a password. I'm working off my husband's pc & he can't remember ever using a password on it. About a year ago I reconfigured the pc and reset it's name and administrator but there were never any passwords involved.
Please tell me there is a way around this. By looking around forums it looks as though there is but I haven't found any concrete directions to help me fix this.
I really appreciate your time and expertise...thank you in advance...
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Connection unknown password (never used before)

You have to enter a password for the remote computer, not yours or your husband's computer.
 

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I just upgraded my computer's Operating System to Windows XP. The problem is that I cannot log onto my work computer using Remote Desktop Connection. I keep getting an error message..the computer may be too busy to accept new connections or Network may not be enabled...something like that. Any ideas?
 

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Hey guys,

Im a college student, almost graduating with my degree in C.I.T focusing more into my Cisco classes going for my CCNA. I have been quite interested in the networking field and have wanted to start doing things involving networking to expand my knowledge on my own.
I always wanted to use RDC to connect to my PC when away from home. I can easily connect to all computers on my DGL-4500 D-Link Gaming Router Network. Once i am away from home, i can not connect to it being that i am on a Private IP address (192.168.0.100 - My PC im on now)
I recently discovered D-Link provided a free DDNS @ DLinkDDNS.com. I made my hostname: johncraig87.dlinkddns.com which it also provided my Brower IP address (External IP address) and a box to enter an IP address, i was assuming that i place my Private IP address in here so [email protected] would work in RDC and connect. Nothing works.
I do however have a hostname which i made the IP my External IP, so when i enter my hostname linked to my external IP it works.

My main question is really, Do i have to use my External IP address to connect Remotely to my computer? or can i make another one with a hostname? How does it work?

If someone has the answer, either leave it on here, email me [addr. removed by mod for privacy]. Thank you very much
 

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I wanted to pass along another weird one that I've solved in case it may help someone else. I spent about three hours on this all total and never found anything relevent through Google searches. One machine is running Windows 7 Pro and the other is a new one running Windows 8 Pro

I was simply trying to use Remote Desktop Connection on the Win7 Pro machine to log into the new Win8 Pro machine. I use RDC from that win7 Pro box all the time to log into other Win7 Pro machines and never had a problem. But now when trying to log into the Windows 8 Pro box I was getting a message about "credentials" failing. I had "allow connections to this computer" checked, of course, on the Remote tab in the System control panel on the Windows 8 box. I also checked the windows Firewall on the Win8 box to make sure that remote desktop was checked, which it was.

The solution turned out to be that Microsoft has completely changed the format of the RDC login user name on the (remote) Windows 8 Pro machine. When I set up the Win8 box I allowed it to create the "Microsoft Account" it asks for in the setup screen with an email address I already have, like [email protected] With Windows 7 when logging into RDC you would simply use the user name on the remote box for the "User Name" field, then enter the remote box password. Well now if the remote Windows 8 box is setup with a Microsoft account, the format for the RDC user name is this:

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A:Solved - Remote Desktop Connection Credentials Failed

Great tip!

You don't absolutely need to use a Microsoft account with Windows 8: you can set up a local user account just like you do in Windows 7. There are advantages to the Microsoft account but also drawbacks. I've used both and I don't have a real preference.

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What would cause a remote desktop connection to disconnect after about 20 mins connected to server 2003?
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Connection Server 2003

Also after disconnecting it takes awhile (about 15 mins) to reconnect.
 

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Hello,

I have a computer which runs Windows XP and I am looking to enable Remote Desktop Connection on it but I can't find anyway to enable it to work with only one network card. When it ran Windows 2003 there was a Terminal manager but I can't locate that in Windows XP.

So any ideas about this?
 

A:Solved: Set Remote Desktop Connection for a single network card

Figured it out myself.

If anyone stumbles across this the answer is here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/924927/en-us
 

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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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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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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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I've recently installed wireless at home and run 2 pc's on it, accessing the web via Comcast broadband. All works well when accessing my office PC via XP's 'Remote access web connection'. I can transfer files between office & home and print to machines that are configured on the host (office) to LPT & COM ports.
Last week I replaced my ageing Epson C80 home printer with a new HP Deskjet 5850 wireless printer. It works great and I can print from my 2 home pc's via wireless.
What I can't figure out is how to configure it on my office host pc so that it can see it via RAWC. I've tried adding a port with the printers IP Address but that doesn't work. Have also tried HP's web sights as well as Wxp's but I guess the wireless printer is too new. Any ideas anyone ?
 

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Hello!
These are two computers connected via the Internet (not a home network)
1 - Vista Home Premium
2 -XP Pro

* Trying to use the built-in Remote Assistance software installed on 2 computers:
I can control in Windows Vista through the xp but not vice versa ...
The problem is known?
There is a solution to the problem?

** Trying to use Remote Desktop Connection software (not installed
In Windows Vista?), I can control the xp through in Windows Vista but not vice versa ...
The problem is known?
There is a solution to the problem?

A:Remote Assistance\Remote Desktop Connection

Error message about Remote Assistance:
Here is a screenshot of an attempt to control the XP computer through Vista. The error appear Before I'm concerned / clicks something. If I approve the message OK -> Software shuts down...
- Can anything be done?

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What settings/services need to be changed/stopped to keep other
computers from accessing my system through an unwanted remote
connection ?

A:Remote Desktop And Remote Connection Settings

Hello BEJ,

Unchecking the Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer box, and selecting the Don't allow connections to this computer options in the "First" section of the tutorial below will prevent this for you.

Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi ladies and gentleman!

I am searching for reliable, secure, and fast Remote Support Package and/or Remote Administration Software on the enterprise level.

I know about RealVNC, TightVNC, Windows Built-in Remote Support, but I’m looking for something “more” reliable, with less user interaction & knowledge required.

Anyone on here know of any out on the market? I’d appreciate any links or information that you could provide.

It would be great if someone has actually tested or used some of the software & could recommend it, but even if you haven’t used them any type of reference would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks & have a wonderful day!

Shane

PS: I did a search, but I kept ending up in the malware & virus removal section.
 

A:Solved: Remote Admin Software or Remote Support Software

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Okay I have seen some machines where when you remote desktop into them from a single screen machine to a dual screen machine it will shuffle over all apps to the primary screen and you can keep working. I have seen others that will have dual screens and it will leave the app open on the toolbar but you can't get to it because it is on the 2nd screen and htings don't get shuffled over. Now I have a 3rd type of behavior and I need to figure out why PCs are not all behaving the same.

This new symptom is connecting into a Vista machine that has 2 screens. All the apps themseleves stay on the screen they were left on but the sidebar does squish to the First screen.

Some machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen both apps show on screen 1.

Other machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen show app on screen 1 and app 2 shows in toolbar but you have to close it and reopen it to get it on screen 1.

New symptom Vista machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen show app on screen 1 and app 2 shows in toolbar but you have to close it and reopen it to get it on screen 1 but sidebar.exe shuffles to screen 1.

Ultimately I would like them all to behave like the top option but I don't know where you force this behavior.
 

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