Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Enabling Remote Desktop on Windows 8

Step 1: Open Windows 8 desktop Control Panel and click on System and Security while viewing the Control Panel in Category mode. In System and Security, click on Allow remote access under System to open System Properties.

 If you are comfortable using the Run box, you can run SystemPropertiesRemote.exe command to open the System Properties directly.

 Step 2: Navigate to Remote tab in System Properties,check the radio button Allow  remote connections to this computer and click on Apply button.

Step 3: If you are using your computer in power saver mode and your computer goes into sleep or hibernate mode when not in use, Windows will ask you to change the configuration in Windows Power Options. This will make sure you have a seamless connectivity while in the middle of remote connection.


 you can now use Remote Desktop from any computer to connect to your Windows 8 device.