Configure Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8

In this article we explain how to configure a Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8.

Introduction

In my previous article we discused how to enable a Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8. In this article we explain how to configure a Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8. A Remote Desktop allows you to remotely connect your Windows 8 PC to a remote PC. Unlike typical TCP/IP network connections that enable you to do things like instant message, or share files via Windows Explorer, Remote Desktop Connections provide you a full-screen graphical view of the remote computer's display. They also allow you to interact with the remote PC via keyboard, mouse and sometimes touch as if you were using it locally.

How to enable remote desktop connection in windows 8

How to configure a Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8

Step 1

Go to the Run window and enter "mstsc.exe" and click on "OK".

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Step 2

The Remote Desktop Connection window will be opened. If you are using Remote Desktop for the first time then click on "Show Options".

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Step 3

Now enter your computer and user name and click on "Connect".

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Step 4

As the connection is made, you'll be prompted to sign-in with the account password. Enter the account password and click on "Ok".

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Step 5

And finally it will ask for your confirmation; click on "Yes" to continue.

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Step 6

The Remote PC will be started.