Enable Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8


In this article, we explain how to enable a remote connection in Windows 8. Remote Desktop Connection is a technology that allows you to sit at a computer (sometimes called theclientcomputer) and connect to a remote computer (sometimes called thehostcomputer) in a different location. For example, you can connect to your work computer from your home computer and have access to all of your programs, files, and network resources as though you were in front of your computer at work. You can leave programs running at work and then when you get home, you will see your work computer's desktop displayed on your home computer, with the same programs running.

How to enable remote connection in Windows 8?

Step 1. Open a search box and type "control panel" and click on the Control Panel icon.

Control panel

Step 2. In the Control Panel click on "Network Security".

Network Security

Step 3. In the system and security window click on "Allow remote access".

Allow remote access

Step 4. In this step click on "Allow remote connection on this computer".

System Properties

Step 5. It will ask for your confirmation; click on "OK" to continue and then click on "OK".


Click here to configure the remote desktop connection in Windows 8.


In this article, we learned about Enable Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8.

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