Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
Using the Remote
Desktop feature, you can connect your home computer (host) from any
other remote computer (client) and can access all computer resources
(installed programs, data and any network resources). You can run any
computer application on the remote computer as if you were actually
sitting in front of your home computer.
Follow the given steps to configure your computer to connect with remote computers:
To use this feature, you will need to be logged into your computer with administrative rights. Make sure both computers are connected to the internet.
First you have to configure the host computer to allow users to connect to it remotely. On the host computer, right click on "My computer" and click on Properties option.
Under the Remote tab, select the option "Allow users to connect remotely to this computer" and click Ok button.
Now get the IP address of host computer (type the "ipconfig /all" on the command prompt of host computer to find IP address).Start--Run--type "CMD" then hit enter for command prompt.
Now make a connection on remote or client computer, click on Start button, go to All Programs> Accessories, and Communications, then click on Remote Desktop Connection, option. A Remote Desktop Connection, dialog box will appear.
Click on Options button for detail configuration, under the General tab, type the IP address of host computer in the Computer box and also type username and password of host computer then click on Connect button to make a connection to remote computer. If your username and password is correct then a remote desktop windows will appear.
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