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Configuring and Using Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8.1

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The Remote Desktop Connection is a technology helps you establish a connection between the client computer and the host computer from distance. The function is not very popular among the average user, but it is popular among experts that need to provide technical support to customers from remote locations. To configure the Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, you need to have remote access first.
 
Press Win + X and in the menu select 'Control Panel'. And Search "System". The window displays all the basic specifications of your computer, such as model number, the configuration of the CPU, installed memory, etc.
 
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Go to the Remote tab, under the current system properties and select the collation to allow remote assistance to this computer and click 'Apply'.
 
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You can even set certain settings. For example, you can set time limits for the use of remote assistance and / or set the maximum amount of invitations.
 
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By default, Windows Firewall blocks Remote Desktop. Enable the feature through Windows Firewall. To do this, open the "Run" dialog. Type "Firewall.cpl" in the text field and click "OK". It will launch the Control Panel Windows Firewall. Go to the left pane and click on "Allow and application or feature through Windows Firewall. "
 
 
 
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You should find a list of devices that are disabled / enabled through Windows Firewall. Click "Change Settings".
 
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Scroll down until you find the "Remote Desktop" option. When you find it, click the ability to allow remote access.
 
Now, run the Remote Desktop Connection application.
 
Click the lower left corner of the screen and click "Search". Type "Remote Assistance", click Windows Remote Assistance. This opens the Remote Desktop Connection dialog. Type the full name of the remote computer and click the "Connect" button.
 
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Note, Remote Desktop can not connect to the remote computer until you have enabled remote access to the server, the remote computer is turned off or is not available on the network. Therefore, make sure the remote computer is turned on, connected to the network, and enable remote access.
 
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