How to use remote desktop in windows 7

These instructions are for Windows XP users who want lớn remote into a Windows 7 computer.

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Setting up your office computer for a Remote Desktop session

Cliông chồng on Start, select Control Panel & then double-cliông chồng on System.Select Remote settings on the leftWhen the window opens up select Allow connections from computers running any version Remote Desktop (less secure), as shown below.

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Verify that you have sầu the proper permission khổng lồ connect to your computer by clicking Select Users…

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Your domain and username should be listed as already having access (as shown below).

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NOTE: If you vày not already have sầu access, clichồng on the Add.. button as shown above sầu & a window similar khổng lồ the one below will appear. In the space below Enter the object names to lớn select (examples):, type your domain name (the domain name for employees is truemen.vn-d) & user ID. For example truemen.vn-ddhubbard. Clichồng Chechồng Names and, if it is a valid username, the tên miền name will disappear and your username will become underlined. For example, in the illustration below, truemen.vn-ddhubbard will change to dhubbard. Clichồng OK lớn close the Select Users window.

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Cliông xã OK to lớn cthua trận the Remote Desktop Users window và click OK again khổng lồ close the System Properties window.Next confirm your firewall is on & that it is mix to lớn allow Remote Desktop through. Cliông xã on Start, select Control Panel và then double-cliông chồng on Windows Firewall.Cliông chồng on Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall.Cliông xã on Change settings. Scroll through the danh sách lớn Remote Desktop and select boxes under Domain and Home/Work (Private), as shown on the next page.Cliông xã OK.

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Click on Start & then clichồng on Run…In the Open: field, type cmd & click OK.

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A box with a blaông xã background and White text will appear.Type ipconfig at the blinking cursor and press the Enter key on your keyboard.

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Make note of the IPhường Address (as shown above), you will need this number when you access your computer from home. (NOTE: You should vì chưng this each time you plan to use Remote Desktop Access as IPhường addresses change periodically.) Close the window.To access your computer using Remote Desktop, your office computer must be on and logged into the truemen.vn Network. To prevent someone from using your computer while you are away, we recommkết thúc that you loông chồng your desktop. To vị so, press the , , and keys simultaneously và then cliông xã on Loông xã Computer.

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This completes setting up your computer. These settings will remain in effect & do not need khổng lồ be repeated.

Connecting to lớn a Remote Computer

Click on Start, select All Programs, select Accessories, select Communications và double-click on Remote Desktop Connection.In the Computer: field, type the IP address (from step 10 above) for your office computer.

NOTE: If you need to lớn transfer files baông chồng and forth between the remote computer and your computer you can click on Options. In the expanded window, cliông xã on the tab called Local Resources, & at the bottom put a checkmark in the box next khổng lồ Disk Drives. When moving files from one computer lớn the next you will use Copy and Paste. “Save sầu as” and other familiar techniques will not work.

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Cliông xã Connect. If you made your disk drives available (see note above) you will see a security warning about sharing disk drives. Clichồng on OK.In the Log On to Windows dialog box, type your username, password, & tên miền just as you would if you were in your office and then clichồng OK. For employees, the tên miền is truemen.vn-d.

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The Remote Desktop window will open và you will see the desktop settings, files, and programs that are on your office computer. Your office computer will remain locked & no one will be able khổng lồ work at your office computer without a password, nor will anyone see the work you are doing on your office computer. To improve performance, you will not see your usual desktop picture if one is in use. Instead it may be a solid color, usually blaông xã.

Printing using Remote Desktop

At trang chủ your printer is the default printer. To select your office printer, cliông xã on the drop-down menu where your printer is listed & select your office printer from the list.

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Click OK to lớn print as you normally would.

To log off and kết thúc a session

In the Remote Desktop Session, clichồng Start & select Disconnect

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