Remote Desktop allows you to access the desktop of a computer that is running Windows from a remote computer. This means you can access your work computer at home using Remote Desktop and use all of the office computer's applications and files as you would normally if you were sitting at that computer. Remote desktop is based on the Windows Terminal Services technology, which is often used during Remote Assistance sessions.
Log in to your Windows account. Click the "My Computer" icon, and then select "Properties".
Right-click the "My Computer" desktop icon and select "System Properties" from the drop-down menu to launch the System Properties dialog box. Click the "Remote" tab and the "Allow users to connect remotely to this computer" check box under the Remote Desktop section.
Click the "Apply" button and the "OK" button to save the changes, and exit the dialog box.
Tips & Warnings
- Remote Desktop is disabled by default in Windows NT 4.
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