Remote Desktop can be used on any Windows platform, iOS or Android devices to connect to any other machine irrespective of the geographical location. Remote desktop is also known as Remote Desktop Services(RDS), or RDP(Remote desktop Protocol). It is one of the services offered from Microsoft Windows that allows a user to remote access any system from any other computer. Remote desktop allows users to connect to remote Window PCs and access resources from those machines. Terminal server is the server component of Remote Desktop Services. Software user-interface is transferred to the client system with Remote Desktop Services. These may arise a certain situations when one person sitting on a system may require data or information present on some other system or colleagues sitting in any organization can seek or ask for help irrespective of the geographical location, so here comes the wonderful use of the Remote desktop services, which can help user to retrieve information or seek help from anyone in any part of the world. Now access or connect to any computer or machine located at different places.
For connecting to Remote Desktop services, few steps are involved in Windows 10 which is explained below. With the help of this article you will be able to connect to Remote desktop services and can explore more features of RDP without any restrictions.
Steps involved in accomplishing Remote Desktop Services–
STEP 1 – Remote Desktop Services set-up –
The Remote desktop feature is disabled by default in Windows 10, to explore and enjoy these Remote desktop services and must allow remote access to the target machine in order to establish the connection. To turn On the Remote desktop services – Go to File explore -> Search This PC -> Right click on It. When you right click on This PC the menu list will be available.
STEP 2 – Go to System Properties -> Remote tab and select “Allow remote connection to this computer” and also uncheck the box for “ Only allow connection computer running remote desktop with Network level Authentication” as this feature make the process more complicated and restricted providing the security compliance, So it’s better to uncheck the box mentioned above.
STEP 3 – After doing all the setting Click Apply and OK.
STEP 4 – Locating IP(Internet Protocol) Address.
In order to establish Remote connection, the IP address of the destination machine must be known, so that the remote IP address can be detected on network and connection can take place with the source machine. To find the IP address Open Command prompt it is also called cmd -> type ipconfig in cmd and press Enter. Series of information comes up in the cmd, search for IPv4 address, The IPv4 is the IP address of the machine and the ip we were looking for from destination PC to establish the remote connection. For users connected to home network can type whtismyipaddress in any browser and click Enter. The dedicated IP of the system appears. kindly make a note of it. So now we have the IP address of the Source and destination machines.
STEP 5 – Open Start menu -> search remote desktop -> select remote desktop connection.
Now the Remote desktop connection box appears where we will feed the IP address of the connecting system and click Connect. It might prompt for username and password as per the system configuration and Settings. Enter the credentials and user will be able to connect to the other PC and explore all features and functionalities of the other system with total control.