Enable Remote Desktop

How to enable remote desktop in an easy way. Remote desktop is a built-in windows application. This app allows you to connect to another windows computer. All you have to do is get the target IP Address and Credentials. You can read on how to use remote desktop to connect to a windows 10 pc. Some windows user facing a problem when using remote desktop. They cannot use remote desktop to control other windows computers. This problem is very commons and many windows users find out how to solve it. The commons problems are because the Remote Desktop Protocol is set on disable. By default Windows OS disable the remote desktop connection for the security reasons. The solutions are enabling remote desktop on your computers.

Enable Remote Desktop
Enable Remote Desktop

How to Enable Remote Desktop

Enable remote desktop in Windows OS is very easy. You can do it in many methods, from the simple to the longest methods. Here is the simple method to enable remote desktop:

  1. Press Windows + R key on your keyboard
  2. Type control panel and press enter
  3. Click on System and Security menu.
  4. On the System Menu, click on allow remote access links.
  5. There will a new window pop
  6. Click on the Remote tab
  7. Move down, on the Remote Desktop Area, tick on Allow remote connection to this computer.
  8. Click on the Apply button.

That is the simplest method on how to enable remote desktop on windows computers. And the good news is this method will work in any version of windows. Whatever your version of your windows, this method will work. From the old version such as XP to the latest version Windows 10. For security reasons, set this setting back to disable. Especially if you don’t have a plan to control your computer remotely in the future. Comments below if you still have problems on using the remote desktop connection on your Windows computers.


Remote Desktop Windows Supported Version

Remote Desktop Windows Supported Version is the important thing on RDP. Check if your Windows Version is ready remote desktop connection or not. Then you can read on How to use remote desktop to connect to a Windows 10 PC. If your Windows version is not supporting RDP Client, then you have to install third party Remote Desktop Software.

The remote desktop client is a built-in feature in Windows Operating System. But RDP is not available for all of Windows version.

Remote Desktop Connection on High DPI Screens (Avoid Tiny Display)

How to create a remote desktop connection on High DPI Screens and get the normal display. There is some problem when we use High DPI Screens Devices. Such as Surface Pro or Lenovo Yoga to create a remote desktop session. The problem is the display is crazy small. That is because high DPI screen device uses 150% scaling for it’s local Windows display. But this is not the default for the remote machines. There is some method to solve the problem.

Enable Blank Password | Windows Remote Desktop Connection Without Password

Enable blank password on Windows Remote Desktop Connection is possible to do. Have you ever facing a problem remote desktop can’t connect because of credentials? Your Windows computer has no password, but Remote Desktop force you to type a password. There are some error will appear when the blank password setting is disabled. You will get a message “Your credentials did not work”. The other message is  “Unable to log you on because of an account restriction”. Or maybe “An authentication error has occurred. The Local Security Authority cannot be contacted Remote Computer: xxxxx”. This problem is very annoying when you want to remote in a hurry.

Remote Desktop Shortcuts the Secret Key

Remote Desktop Connection Shortcuts

  • Ctrl+Alt+Plus :

This shortcut helps you to take a screenshot of the Remote Desktop. Well, it may be a mystery for the new user to take a screenshot of Remote PC while using it from Local PC. But, using this option will help you to capture the screenshot of the “Remote Desktop” which you are using.