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 How to Enable Remote Desktop Connections in Windows

 Instructions for enabling Remote Desktop Connections in Windows.

How to Enable Remote Desktop Connections in Windows

Windows by default disables remote desktop connections. This guide provides instructions for enabling remote desktop connections on your Workstation.

Once enabled, please refer to the University's Remote Desktop Guide

This guide contains instructions for:   Windows 8    and   Windows 7       

 

Windows 8

1.   Open your Windows Start screen and type Control Panel. From the search results, Click Control Panel.

 

 

2.   In your control panel, click System.

 

3.   In the System Properties window, click Remote Settings on the left hand side.

 

 

4.   Click the radio for Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop and click OK.

 

 

5.   Remote Desktop connections are now enabled on your computer!

 

 

Windows 7

1.   Open your Start Menu and right click Computer and select Properties.

 

 

2.   In the System Properties window, click Remote Settings on the left hand side.

 

 

 

3.   Click the radio for Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop and click OK.

 

 

4.   Remote Desktop connections are now enabled on your computer!

 

 If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the IT@UC Service Desk at (513)556-4357 or via email at: HelpDesk@uc.edu.

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