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How to complete a Windows Vista Remote Desktop connection

Vista Remote Desktop permissions

Windows XP's Remote Desktop Connection has proved popular among both administrators and users alike. The feature continues in Windows Vista, albeit with a few security refinements. This gallery walks you through the steps required to complete a Windows Vista Remote Desktop Connection.

Before attempting to connect to another system using Windows Vista's Remote Desktop Connection, first check to confirm the recipient system is configured to accept the remote desktop request.

To do so, click Start, right-click Computer, and select Properties.