Remote desktop sharing

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How can i use remote desktop in windows XP desktop.

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by .Martin. In reply to Remote desktop sharing

if the computer you are trying to connect ot has Windows XP Pro (it has to be pro, this will not work if you are trying to connect to a computer with XP home) go to the start menu, then accessories (i think) and remote desktop. type in IP of other computer, and when prompted username and password.

if you are connecting to a computer with XP home, you will have to use a 3rd party app, like UltraVNC

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Make sure that all of the Systems are in the same

by Jacky Howe In reply to Remote desktop sharing


To set up the Remote Desktop, start with the host computer, which in this example is your work computer.

1. Verify that you are signed in as the administrator.

2. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Performance and Maintenance.

3. Click System.

4. Click the Remote tab, select the Allow users to connect remotely to this computer check box, and then click OK.

Next, make sure you have Windows Firewall set up to allow exceptions.

1. In the Control Panel, click Security Center.

2. Under Manage security settings for, click Windows Firewall.

3. Make sure the Don't allow exceptions check box is not selected.

4. Click the Exceptions tab, and verify that the Remote Desktop check box is selected.

5. Click OK, and then close the Windows Security Center window.

Your host computer is now set up to allow remote access.

You will need the name of the host computer.

6. In Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, click System, and then click the Computer Name tab.

7. Write down the full computer name, and then click OK. This is where you will need the IP address.

8. Close Control Panel.

9. Leave this computer running, locked, and connected to the corporate network with Internet access.

Connect your remote computer to the host computer
To connect your home computer, which is the client (or remote) computer to your work (or host) computer, follow these steps:

1. On your home computer, click Start, point to All Programs, and then point to Accessories.

2. In the Accessories menu, point to Communications, and then click Remote Desktop Connection.

3. In the Computer box, type the computer name of your host computer, which you wrote down earlier.

4. Click Connect.

5. When the Log On to Windows dialog box appears, type your user name, password, and domain (if required), and then click OK.

The Remote Desktop window opens, and you see the desktop settings, files, and programs that are on your host computer, which in this example is your work computer. Your host computer remains locked, and nobody can access it without a password. In addition, no one will be able to see the work you are doing remotely.

To end your Remote Desktop session:

1. Click Start, and then click Log Off at the bottom of the Start menu.

2. When prompted, click Log Off.

Tip! If you check the Options you will see that you can connect your Disk Drives to manipulate Files.

When you open the Remote Desktop you will be on the <b>General Page</b>. You will see something like this if it is pre SP3.

<b>Computer:</b> this is where you type in the Name or the IP Address of the PC that you wish to connect to.

<b>User Name:</b> this is the user that was created on the remote PC.

<b>Password:</b> this is the password that was created for the user on the remote PC.

<b>Domain:</b> this is the domain or workgroup that you are using. You will type in workgroup.

<b>Save my password:</b> you can tick this box if you like.

<b>Save as:</b> this will allow you to save a shortcut to the connection. I normally rename it and place it on the Desktop.

<b>Open:</b> this will allow you to open a saved shortcut.

<b>Display TAB:</b>

Choose the size of your remote desktop. I normally leave it at Full Screen.

<b>Colors:</b> I use 16 bit. I leave the box ticked for Display the connection bar when in full screen mode. It is handy to minimise the screen.

<b>Local Resources TAB:</b>

<b>Remote computer sound:</b> I leave it as Bring to this computer.

<b>Keyboard:</b> Apply windows key combinations. In full screen mode only.

<b>Local Devices:</b> Connect automatically to these local devices when logged on to the remote computer.

Put a tick in the box for Disk drives. You will have access to your local drives.

I normally untick the next two boxes.

<b>Programs:</b> I leave this area blank as I am not running anything from the other PC.

<b>Experience:</b> Choose the connection speed to optimise performance.

Select Lan (10 Mbps or higher)

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how to use remote dekstop in window xp

by techno_mark In reply to Remote desktop sharing

? 1 To start with the computer which has the files must be running Windows XP Professional edition on a corporate server which allows for remote access. The remote computer which will be accessing the files will need to have Windows 95 or later installed and the Remote Desktop Connection program installed. The computer which has the files is known as the host and the computer that is accessing the host's files is known as the client.
? 2 Sign onto the Host computer as administrator. Click start and go to control panel, then click on Performance and Maintenance.
? 3 Click on the system icon at the bottom of the window.
? 4 Click on the remote tab, then select allow users to connect remotely to this computer.
? 5 You will also need to make sure that your firewall allows exceptions so close out of that window and go back to control panel. you will want to click on Security Center.
? 6 Click on the icon for Windows Firewall, this step may vary if your company uses a 3rd party firewall, which then you will need to talk to your IT department.
? 7 You will need to make sure that the Don't Allow exceptions box is not selected.
? 8 Next you are going to click on the exceptions tab and make sure that Remote Desktop check box is selected.
? 9 You will need to get the name of the host computer so you will need to go back to control panel, click system, and then click the computer name tab. The name you are looking for is right after the phrase "Full computer name". You will need to write down this name and then click okay. Close the control panel and leave the computer connected to the internet and corporate network, running, and locked.
? Step 10 On the client computer, most likely at home, you will click start scroll to all programs, accessories, communication, and then click on Remote Desktop Connection.
? Step 11 In the computer box, type the name of the computer which you wrote down in step 9 and then click okay. A log on box will appear for windows which you will use your username and password for the host computer and click okay.

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How you can use remote desktop

by jdclyde In reply to Remote desktop sharing

you can use it to remotely access a desktop. At least that is how I use it.....

Glad I could be of service!


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