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Windows Vista® Inside Out Deluxe Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Enabling Inbound Remote Desktop Connections

If you intend to connect to a remote computer while you’re away from home or out of the office, you must first enable Remote Desktop on that computer. To set up a computer running Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate to accept Remote Desktop connections, follow these steps:

  1. Open the System Properties dialog box. (Press the Windows logo key+Break or, in Control Panel, open System And Maintenance, System. In the Tasks pane, click Remote Settings.) Then click the Remote tab. (Or use the undocumented command systempropertiesremote.) Note that you must supply administrative credentials in a User Account Control (UAC) dialog box to access these settings.

  2. Under the Remote Desktop heading, select either ...

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