Monday, April 18, 2011

Remote Desktop Windows 7 & Vista

ENABLE REMOTE DESKTOP

  1. Start
  2. Right click "Computer"
  3. Properties (Click Continue if prompted)
  4. Remote Settings
  5. Remote tab
  6. Check "Allow connections running any versions of remote desktop"
  7. Select Users...
  8. Add...
  9. Type your name, Click "Check Names" to the right
  10. OK

FIREWALL ACCESS (WINDOWS)
  1. Start
  2. Control Panel
  3. Search "Windows Firewall" & Click
  4. Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall
  5. Allowed programs & features
  6. Check "Remote Desktop"
FIREWALL ACCESS (MCAFEE)
  1. Double click "McAfee Shield icon" in bottom left task pane
  2. Firewall > Settings
  3. Program permissions
  4. Add
  5. C:\WINDOWS\System32\mstsc.exe
SETUP REMOTE CONNECTIONS THROUGH LINKSYS ROUTER (by Cisco)
  1. Web browser
  2. 192.168.1.1 in address field
  3. Router administrator & password
  4. Applications & Gaming
  5. Application Name: Remote
  6. External Port: 3389
  7. Internal Port: 3389
  8. Protocol: TCP
  9. To IP Address: 192.168.1.101 (sometime this 101 will change in your network)
  10. Check enabled










OPEN REMOTE DESKTOP
NOTES

  • Disabled by default
  • Not included in Windows Starter or Home (only Professional, Business, Ultimate)