Connect to A Computer With Remote Desktop in Windows 8.1


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Connecting to another computer with Remote Desktop

We're going to explore a scenario now where you may need to give someone access to your computer from a remote location. Think of an IT support call, for example, where they need to be able to get in and look at your system and make adjustments. Or maybe someone's given you access to their computer remotely. We're going to look at both scenarios starting here at the start screen. Type in the word remote. When you do that, you'll see a number of options containing the word remote, including the program called remote desktop connection.

That's what we use to connect to our remote computer. Now if someone's going to be connecting to yours, you need to give them access. If you're going to be connecting to theirs, they need to give you access. And we do that by going to the allow remote access to your computer option. Let's give it a click. All of this runs in the old desktop environment. You can see System Properties opens up. So we could have gone to Control Panel, System, a...

Connecting to another computer with Remote Desktop
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Connecting to another computer with Remote Desktop provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Windows 8.1 Essential Training

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Business
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Windows
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