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Remote VNC - can't browse the web on the remote machine

I'm connecting to my remote machine via RealVNC. I'm using Win10 on both pcs. I port-forwarded the right port on my home router (5800) and connecting works great. The problem is: I can't connect to ANY pc on the remote lan via the viewer. I'll explain this better: connecting to the remote machine with the VNC viewer works, I can see the desktop...

Windows 10 (Build 1607) won't allow remote desktop connection [duplicate]

This question already has an answer here: Remote Desktop Settings Missing 2 answers My laptop is running Windows 10, build 1607, and no longer allows remote desktop connections to be made. When it was running Windows 8 and the previous versions...

Why does RDC disconnects even during GPO update with fDenyTSConnections set to 0?

Group policy is setting remote desktop allowing to be used. Computers are set for remote connection through any version of Remote Desktop. Remote Desktop is allowed through local firewall default port 3389. Group policy is set to Allow Remote Desktop exceptions. Registry shows fDenyTSConnections set to 0 which should allow Remote Desktop connections....

Windows 7 RDP not working for a specific server

I am having trouble connecting to a Remote Server from my Windows 7 machine. Whenever I try to connect, I get the error saying: This computer cant't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the owner of the remote computer or your network administrator. Here are all the things I've done: I can...

RDP on a Windows 10 Pro PC will not connect to 1 of 3 Windows 2012 - R2 Servers

One Windows 10 Pro remote desktop computer will not connect to a Windows 2012-R2 with RDP terminal server. It stopped after the Windows 10 update but I have narrowed it down to the computer. I can log into other servers with this computer. I can log into this existing server with the user profile and password so I know the account and the 2012...

Remote Desktop Failed With Port Open & Listening And Allowed Through Firewall

Windows Server 2008 R2 with Remote Desktop allowed using less secure option. Firewall is allowing port 3389 through firewall. Group policy is set to Allow for Remote Desktop exceptions. It is also allowing from Remote Terminal Services. CMD netstat shows that 3389 is LISTENING. When I try to connect to the system from any computer on my network...

I was hacked via RDP. What can I do to shore up security?

I have a Windows 7 64-bit box at home that I use as a "server" computer. It runs Windows Media Center and provides TV to every room in my home. It also serves as shared storage for the home, providing space for Windows Backups and any files my family members want to keep duplicates of. This computer also serves as MY personal computer. I have my...

How can I remote control a Windows 10 machine?

I'm looking for two ways to remote control the GUI of a Windows 10 computer. First, I need a way to access a computer invisibly while someone is at the keyboard. For example, someone says "hey, I need VLC installed" while using the computer, I'd like to be able to log in remotely without disturbing the user and install VLC, just as I can ssh or...

How to default to unpinned Remote Desktop connection bar?

I just upgraded to a new computer (Windows 10). On my old one (also Windows 10) when I remote desktop (full screen, all monitors) to another computer, the connection bar would default to unpinned. It would appear if I hovered at the top of any screen, but otherwise was not visible. Since my upgrade, my remote desktop session always comes up with...

Windows Server 2012 RDP - session taken over by another

I have a 2012 terminal server and have several users that use the same RDP credentials. When one session is open and then another user uses the same credentials, it kicks off the first session. Is there a way to keep the 2nd session from kicking off the first, or send them a message that a session is in progress?

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