This article deals with the whole procedure to use remote desktop in Windows 7. Here’re very easy steps to learn how to establish a remote desktop connection in Windows 7. For doing this you must have one of these Windows version: Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, or Windows Vista Ultimate.
Steps for Establishing Remote Desktop Connection
Now, have a look on the complete steps with screenshots to learn, how can be a remote desktop connection be established in a Windows computer:
- First of all make sure that Windows Remote Desktop Connection is allowed through the firewall or not.
- Now, open Start Menu and right click on Computer and select Properties.
- Click on Remote Settings, at left side of the page.
- Now, in the next system properties screen Tick the term Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer and then Tick Allow connections from computers running any version of remote desktop (less secure) and Click OK.
- You have to discover the IPV4 address of the target computer (which you want to access through client computer). You can do it using command prompt. Go to Start and type command prompt and hit enter.
- Now, Type ipconfig in command prompt and hit Enter. You will see the IPV4 Address in the list of Windows IP configuration. This is the address of your computer.
- Now, the time is to establish a connection between client computer and target computer. So, go to client computer and open Start Menu and Type Remote Desktop Connection or mstsc to directly open Remote Desktop Connection.
- In the next pop up box i.e, Remote Desktop Connection box, type the IPV4 address of target computer that you have founded in previous step.
- As you click on Connect, Windows will ask you to enter your Username and Password. Without entering username and password, you can not get access of target computer.
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That’s it! I think it is the easy way to establish a Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 7 and I hope you’ll be able to remotely access your target computer using Remote Desktop Connection.