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How Do I Setup Remote Desktop on Windows 10?

To setup Remote Desktop on Windows, consider these remote access solution below:

1. Remote Access - Windows Remote Desktop Connection or RDC - Windows Remote Desktop Connection or RDC is free Microsoft built-in feature that allows users to connect to another computer remotely using a local device. Once connected, the user can now access files, use apps, and even perform administrative tasks on the remote computer. Windows RDC has been a prominent feature of Windows since the first introduction of XP Pro. It is also disabled by default, so anyone who wishes to use this to establish a remote connection needs to turn this feature on first. To enabled Windows RDC, follow these steps accordingly:

  • Click Start

  • Type in remote settings into the Cortana search box

  • Select Allow remote access to your computer

  • From the System Properties, click the Remote tab

  • Click Allow remote connections to this computer

  • Make sure the box beside Network Level Authentication is ticked. This will ensure that you have a more secure remote access experience

However, it is important to note that Windows RDC, in general, can only be used on the same network. You may need to establish a Virtual Private Network or expose your device directly to the internet first before you can use it to remotely access another Windows 10-running computer.

2. ITarian Remote Access - The next option we have on this list is ITarian Remote Access. This free remote computer access software, just like Windows RDC, provides users with the ability to access another computer remotely, even outside of your own network. To download and install ITarian Remote Access, follow these steps accordingly:

  • Go to https://remoteaccess.itarian.com/

  • Select Get Now For Free

  • Enter your email address. Select Get Now For Free

  • Click Save

  • Run the downloaded setup file

  • Click Install

  • Select Launch

  • Note that ITarian Remote Access will automatically provide you with a generated ID number and password

  • You should also install ITarian Remote Access to the endpoint device that you want to remote.

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  • Released: 03/22/2019
  • Updated: 03/25/2019

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