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This article will guide you on how can you connect to a Windows server using Remote Desktop from Windows.

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Learn how to connect to a Windows server through RDP

This article will guide you on how you can connect to a Windows server using Remote Desktop from Windows.

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a protocol that allows users to access their Windows server directly from a remote location. Follow the steps mentioned below to connect your Windows server:

 

  • Go to the Start menu
  • Select Run and type mstsc.exe to access the remote desktop.

How to Connect to Windows VPS

OR

 

  • Go to Start All ProgramsAccessories → Remote Desktop Connection

How to Connect to Windows VPS

Type your server’s IP address (If RDP is configured on non-standard port i.e. any other port than 3389 then you will have to mention your VPS-IP-Address: Port Number e.g. 127.0.0.1:6432])and then click on Connect.

RDP

This will ask for your username and password. Enter your credentials and click the Enter key.

Enter Credentials

That’s it! If the login was successful, you will see the remote desktop opened in Remote Desktop Connection.

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