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Windows 7: Remote Desktop to second user Account

07 Apr 2010   #1
Blaani

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Remote Desktop to second user Account

I have Windows 7 Pro x64 with 2 User Accounts (Home and Work). Is possible to, when I am logged in in my Home Account to log into my Work with Remote Desktop or any other software. So I have my Work Account in a separate window just like when I connect with remote desktop to another pc.


My second question is, is there a script to configure my display setup? I use multimonitor on my Work account but I want only a single monitor on my Home Account. Is there some way to set this up with a startup script?


Thanks in advance


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07 Apr 2010   #2
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Blaani View Post
I have Windows 7 Pro x64 with 2 User Accounts (Home and Work). Is possible to, when I am logged in in my Home Account to log into my Work with Remote Desktop or any other software. So I have my Work Account in a separate window just like when I connect with remote desktop to another pc.
No... because Remote Desktop will lock the desktop on whatever machine you access... On one machine it will lock itself out.
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07 Apr 2010   #3
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I recommend the free program TeamViewer for your purpose.

You can configure your displays, and even use dual-monitors.
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07 Apr 2010   #4
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Blaani View Post
I have Windows 7 Pro x64 with 2 User Accounts (Home and Work). Is possible to, when I am logged in in my Home Account to log into my Work with Remote Desktop or any other software. So I have my Work Account in a separate window just like when I connect with remote desktop to another pc.
No... because Remote Desktop will lock the desktop on whatever machine you access... On one machine it will lock itself out.
If you install the rdp concurrent hack you can remote into a computer while another account is logged on. I use this with my HTPC so I can remote in as the htpc user while the htpc user is logged in and we're watching TV, movies, etc. Works perfectly.

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