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

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Using a Remote Desktop Connection

If you’ve enabled incoming remote connections on your PC at home or in the office and verified that your network and firewall have the welcome mat out (for visitors with suitable credentials only, of course), you’re ready to begin using Remote Desktop Connection. Click Start, type remote, and click the Remote Desktop Connection shortcut at the top of the Start menu (to navigate to its shortcut directly, open the Accessories group on the All Programs menu). A dialog box like the one shown in Figure 17-3 appears. In the Computer box, type the name of the remote computer or its IP address.

You can specify the remote computer by name or IP address.

Figure 17-3. You can specify ...

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