With Remote Desktop Connection, you can access a computer running Windows from another computer running Windows that is connected to the same network or to the Internet. For example, you can use all of your work computer’s programs, files, and network resources from your home computer, and it’s just like you’re sitting in front of your computer at work.
- Right-click on “My Computer” or “Computer” and select “Properties.” A new window will appear.
- Note the full computer name on the right side of the window.
- Click on “Remote Settings” on the left side. A new window will appear.
- Click on one of the two “Allow Connections From Computers” options, as appropriate. Clicking “Don’t Allow Connections to This Computer” will disabl
- Select the “Remote Users” button. A new window will appear.
- Select the “Add” button from the “Remote Desktop Users” window. Add users as appropriate. Click on “OK” when finished.
- Return to the “Remote Desktop” window. Click “Apply” and then click “OK” to save the settings.
Set Up and Start Remote Desktop Connection on the Controlling Computer
- Click on “Start.” In the “Search Programs and Files” box, type in “Remote Desktop Connection.” A new window will appear.
- Type the remote computer’s full name, as noted in Step 2 of Section 1. Set up Remote Desktop Connection on the remote computer.
- Click “Connect.” A new window will appear with a login for the remote computer.
- Type in the user name and password and click “OK.”
- Control the remote computer.
Remember: Before this steps, remove virus and repair problems in your computer for fasters connections.