How to enable Remote desktop in windows 10

How to enable Remote desktop in windows 10

The remote desktop protocol is a protocol developed by Microsoft. the remote desktop provides users to connect to other computers in the network and over the network.

Remote desktop protocol working on 3389 TCP/UDP port.

Remote desktop includes windows XP as remote desktop connection(RDC). The Terminal Services server is supported as an official feature on Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition, Windows 2000 Server, all editions of Windows XP except Windows XP Home Edition, Windows Server 2003, in Windows Vista Ultimate, Enterprise and Business editions, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and on Windows 7 Professional and Windows 10 Pro and business variants of the OS.

Home" edition of Windows 10 doesn't include support for remote desktop

Enabling remote desktop in windows 10

1. Right-click on This pc and click on manage

2. Click on Remote Settings

3. Click on remote Tab under remote desktop option check Allow Remote connections to this computer. and click on Apply and ok

If you want to restrict who can access your PC using remote desktop, choose to allow access only with Network Level Authentication (NLA). When you enable this option, users have to need to authenticate themselves to the network before they can connect to your PC.

Enabling remote desktop in windows 10 Using settings.

1. Click on start Open Settings.

2. When windows setting open click on System.

3. Click on Remote desktop.

4. Turn on the Enable Remote Desktop.

5. Click the Confirm.

6. Also, there are two additional options are need to enable (Keep my PC awake for connection when it is plugged in and Make my PC discoverable on private networks to enable automatic connection from a remote device) to ensure that you can always connect when you’re away.

7. Click on Advanced settings for enable require computers to use Network Level Authentication to connect.

8. On Advanced settings Check the box "require computers to use Network Level Authentication to connect" 

9. Click on Confirm.

Once you complete these steps, you can connect that computer (where you enabled remote desktop) using the Remote Desktop.

Enabling remote desktop in windows 10 from control panel.

1. Click on Start search control panel

2. Open Control Panel.

3. Click on System.

4. On System screen, click on Remote settings

5. Under the Remote Desktop, select the Allow remote connections to this computer option also select  Allow connections only from computers running Remote desktop with Network Level Authentication (recommended) if you want to allow network level authentication. 

6. Click on Appy.

7. Click on OK.

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