What is a remote desktop connection?

Answer Remote Desktop is included with any Windows operating system version. The software allows users to connect to a machine on the network and remotely control it. This is beneficial for network admini... Read More »

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What is the difference between 'Remote Desktop Connection' and 'Windows Remote Assisstance'?

Remote Desktop Connection is for viewing a computer's desktop at a distance, and control it. Windows Remote Assistance allows you to provide help to another Windows user by taking control. They are... Read More »

What is the command to run a remote desktop connection?

The command to run a remote desktop connection is "mstsc.exe," which stands for Microsoft Terminal Services Client. Type "mstsc.exe" in the "Run" window or in a command prompt and hit "Enter." When... Read More »

What TCP port is used for a remote desktop connection?

The default TCP port used for remote desktop connection utilizing the Web is normally TCP port 80. However, if a person would like to connect remotely to a desktop utilizing Telnet, the standard TC... Read More »

What is the difference between Remote Desktop Connection and Virtual Private Network (VPN)?

Ill make it simple. Remote Desktop is like taking over a computer, and being able to use that "remote" computer without actually sitting in front of it.A VPN is an adapter that allows you to conne... Read More »