How to setup/use remote system in Windows 7/8/10
In this tutorial we are going to learn how to setup remote system setup in windows 7/8/10. With remote system configured and enabled on any windows system you can access this system remotely which is extremely helpful in troubleshooting,installing, patching, performance optimization on remote system. This save huge resource like time/money and increase efficiency. However it depends whether your organisation allows remote access , any firewalls blocking remote connection, But in this tutorial we assume there is no firewall and organisation has allowed remote access.
Setup a Remote System
Right click on My Computer icon which is display on desktop and click properties option.
Control Panel settings open and on the left panel area you can see the Remote setting click on it . This will open a new dialog box with Remote tab. In below image there are many options, by default settings are checked on to Allow remote assistance, and also ” Do not allow connection option is selected”. You have to change the Allow remote connections and click on Advanced option in the remote assistance. You can then set the time of remote session and you can select users by clicking on button.
First we are going to set the duration of time for remote session click Advanced button.
Now select the user click on select user button dialog box will open click on Add button.
Click on Advanced to add the user.
Click on Find Now to list the users. Here I am going to choose Everyone to connect and click ok button. But in real world you will specifically select the user to whom you want to provide access.
In below image user has been added successfully. Click ok button
Now click on Apply button in Remote tab after configuring all these parameters.
One step is left after these which firewall; by default it is turn on we have to turn it off. Go to start button write in the text area control panel or on the right side you can see the control panel option. Control panel setting will open click on System and Security.
Now click on Windows firewall.
In the left side panel you can see the option of Turn Windows Firewall on or off click on it.
Select the Turn Off option.
Now you are able to use this system remotely.
Accessing system remotely
Click start write in the text area remote desktop or press and hold start/windows+R keys run dialog box will open write the command mstsc to open remote desktop tool.
Enter the IP address of remote system. Click connect button
It will ask for the username and password. Click ok
Now you can see the GUI of remote system.
We have successfully setup remote access on server and using remote desktop connection tool which is provided by Microsoft we have accessed that system. Now you should be confident and comfortable in configuring and accessing remote windows system