If you are owner of your business house or a head of the department in a office and want to enable access on your workers or employees’ system without moving towards your worker’s computer, then for you Windows has a solution for this need. And the solution is Remote Desktop Connection. With this feature, you can access your employee’s or worker’s computer remotely from your desktop or laptop. So, it helps to connect between host computer and client computer. To use this feature, you need to configure network settings and you’re ready to access! Let us see the steps:
Step 1: Remote Desktop Connection.
Open the Start menu and click on “All Programs.” Go to Accessories folder, then click on “Remote Desktop Connection” A dialog box will be prompted.
Step 2: Type or select the name of the computer you want to connect to in the textbox.
Incase you don’t know the name of the computer; select the computer name among the list available in the network by clicking on the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Click the “Options” button at the bottom left corner of the dialog box.
The dialog box will extend to new dialog box with a list of tabs at the top. Click on the “Display” tab to modify the size of the remote desktop. Drag the pointer under the title “Display Configurations” to increase or decrease the size of the remote desktop.
Step 4: Click the “Local Resources” tab.Under the title “Local devices and resources,” check the boxes next to “Printers” and “Clipboard.” Here, you can access the printers and clipboard of your client system while working in the remote desktop.
Step 5: Choose the local drives to access in the employee or worker computer.
Click the “More” button to choose the local devices (drives) you will access in the client system while using the remotely controlled host system. Check the appropriate checkboxes under the “Drives” then click “OK.” The previous screen under “Local devices and resources” will appear.
Step 6: Click the “Experience” tab.
Change the connection speed between your employee computer and the host computer by clicking on the drop-down menu and choosing the right connection. Check the checkbox in the bottom left corner of the screen to reconnect automatically if connection is disrupted.
Step 7: Click the “Connect” button.
A message will be given asking for a authentication to connect. Click the “Connect” button of the message, and a Windows Security dialog box will appear asking for your username and password.
Step 8: Enter the login details that are registered in your computer that is the host computer.
Click the “OK” button to continue. Here you have to remember to protect your computer with password to specific username you want to access. It may take quite a few minutes to be connected to your computer that is host system.