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Windows 7: Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network

10 Sep 2012   #130
foxint

Wind 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 
Did not work for me

Hi Guys,

Been tryign off and on for months....

I have 2 PC's in the same house with Win 7 Professional. NO Passwords - so that should make it easier... but it always asks for a user name and password.....

What ...the... are these??? Let say Old-PC and New-PC. So I want to connect New-PC to Old-PC and use one of the programmes on it....

No I do not want passwords as it makes life too hard well much harder than it shoudl be... I have wasted days on this simple thing.... Can anyone help?? Can ANYONE email me the instructions with screen shots??

Dan
Rural Australla - yes no one knows outwest.


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10 Sep 2012   #131
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello,

Passwords are necessary in order to establish a RDC connection. Set a password on the host machine, make sure RDC is enabled, and make sure no firewalls are blocking the connection.
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10 Sep 2012   #132
foxint

Wind 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Mate

Thanks for the reply. Now I am a little slow... but which is the Host Machine?

Dan
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10 Sep 2012   #133
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Dan,

The host computer in a RDC would be the remote computer.

Remote Desktop Connection: frequently asked questions

Remote Desktop Connection: frequently asked questions

Hope this help,
Shawn
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10 Sep 2012   #134
foxint

Wind 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Thansk Mate

But how do I, and where do I put the password for the host (Old-PC)??

Since it is in my house can I avoid a password - I hve too many

Dan
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10 Sep 2012   #135
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Dan,

Sorry, but no. RDC requires the use of passwords.

When you get to OPTION ONE in the tutorial, you will type in the password of the host computer's user account that you logging into via RDC at step 5.
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10 Sep 2012   #136
foxint

Wind 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Mate

Sorry I am confused.

I have read the tut and it makes limited sense.

Do I do this on the PC I want to connect to (Old-PC) and do I do this while sitting at the Old-PC

Also it says enter the remote PC, but do not I want to se the Password on Old-PC (i.e. the one I am at)??

What is my user name? As I have mentioned, I do not use passwords on any of my home PC's - sorry for being stupid.

Dan
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11 Sep 2012   #137
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The Old-PC that you want to connect to via RDC must have a password for it's administrator user account.

The "First" and/or "OPTION TWO" sections in the tutorial must be done on the (Old-PC).

The "OPTION ONE" section needs to be done on the (New-PC).


While sitting at (New-PC) to connect via RDC to (Old-PC) doing "OPTION ONE", you would type in the computer-name, user-name, and password for the user account on (Old-PC).
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11 Sep 2012   #138
foxint

Wind 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Mate - it is not working

Option 1 at OLD-PC

Asks for

Remote PC = New-PC
Unser Name = what is this? I do not have one.

Then it says connect. But I am on Old-PC?? Should I not be on New-PC?
????????????????????????????????

Dan
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11 Sep 2012   #139
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yes, you should be on New-PC.

Do "First" on Old-PC

Do "OPTION ONE" on New-PC

User name = name of your account on Old-PC
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