This Guide will take you through the process of Connecting Remotely from a Windows to a Windows Computer.
To connect to a remote computer, that computer must be turned on, it must have a network connection, Remote Desktop must be enabled, you must have network access to the remote computer , and you must have permission to connect. For permission to connect, you must be on the list of users. Before you start a connection, it’s a good idea to look up the name of the computer you’re connecting to and to make sure Remote Desktop connections are allowed through its firewall.If your user account doesn’t require a password to sign in, you’ll need to add a password before you’re allowed to start a connection with a remote computer.
- To allow Remote Connection on the computer you want to connect to:
For this please check our guide “How to Turn on Remote Desktop Settings”.
- To look up the computer name of the remote computer:
On the remote computer, open System by clicking the Start button , right-clicking Computer, and then clicking Properties.
- Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.
- To Allow Remote Desktop Connections through a Windows Firewall:
- On the remote computer, click Start and select Control Panel.
- Click System and Security.
- Click Allow a program through Windows Firewall under Windows Firewall.
- Click Change settings and then check the box next to Remote Desktop.
- Click OK to save the changes.
- To Set a Password for your User Account:
Your user account must have a password before you can use Remote Desktop to connect to another computer.
- Click Start and select Control Panel.
- Double-click User Accounts.
- Select Change your Windows Password under User Accounts.
- Click Create a password for your account and follow the instructions on the screen.
- To Start Remote Desktop on the Computer you want to work from:
- Open Remote Desktop Connection by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Remote Desktop Connection, and then, in the list of results, click Remote Desktop Connection.
- In the Computer box, type the name of the computer that you want to connect to, and then click Connect. (You can also type the IP address instead of the computer name.)
→ Please note :
If you are using Windows 10 Home version , then you can connect remotely to other Windows system. However, the other Windows system would not be able to connect to your Windows 10 Home version.
By downloading RDPWrap-v1.6 this issue can be resolved.Run the Update batch file if it does not work for the first time.
Link to RDPWrap : https://github.com/stascorp/rdpwrap/releases
Tutorial on how to Download : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCL4mrHSn6M