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Dec, 18

How to Connect to Windows VPS

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

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

 

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

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OR

 

  • Go to Start All ProgramsAccessories → Remote Desktop Connection

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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.

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

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

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My name is Linda, I have Master degree in Information Technology Engineering. I have some experiences in working with Windows and Linux VPS and I have been working for 2 years on Virtualization and Hosting.