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How to Connect to a VPS on Windows 10 (Windows/Linux VPS)

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Wondering how to connect to a Windows VPS or Linux VPS on your Windows 10 PC? Follow the simple guide below to get started. How to Connect to a Windows VPS Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) Navigate to the Start menu and search for “remote desktop.” You should find it on your PC. Enter the […]

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How to use RDP (Remote Desktop) on Windows 10

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If you are using Windows 10, the best way to connect to a Windows server is Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection, also called RDC. Read on for a walkthrough of the process to connect to your remote Windows server or Windows VPS: How to Connect 1. Open the Start menu and search for “remote desktop”. You should […]

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How to Change RDP Screen Resolution on Windows VPS or Server

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While using Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) with a remote Windows VPS or Windows server, many users are unaware that the session can be customized with many different options according to the user’s needs. One common setting is to change the remote session’s resolution. Because the remote desktop is rendered locally on your PC or thin […]

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How to Connect to a Windows Server or VPS with RDP

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All of our Windows VPS hosting packages include easy remote management via remote desktop protocol (RDP). You can also connect directly through your web browser, using the Web RDP feature in the Secure Client Panel. We have written the how-to guides below to demonstrate how to connect with RDP on a variety of different devices and operating […]

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How to use RDP (RDC) on Windows 8 and 8.1

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It’s easy to connect to a Windows server or VPS from Windows 8, using Microsoft’s built-in Remote Desktop Connection program, also called RDC. Read on for a walkthrough of basic configuration to connect to your remote Windows server: How to Connect 1. Open the Start menu and search for “remote desktop”. You should see Remote Desktop Connection. […]

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Alternative RDP Clients for Windows 8, 7, XP

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In most cases we recommend using RDC to connect to a remote Windows server. If you need to use an alternative RDP client for Windows, we suggest downloading one of these free programs: 2X RDP Client: Official Download Page NoMachine: Official Download Page Below we will demonstrate a RDP connection with 2X RDP Client. How to Connect 1. […]

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Changing the Default RDP Port on a Windows VPS (Server 2012, 2008, 2003)

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Port 3389 is the default port for RDP on Windows systems, but you may wish to change this due to your network configuration, or for security. After logging in to your Windows VPS with remote desktop, follow the steps below to update the RDP (remote desktop protocol) connection port: Start Registry Editor by using Start […]

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How to use Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) on Mac OS X

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There is no lack of support for RDP/RDC (Remote Desktop Connection) on Mac OS X. The best option for Mac OS X users to connect to remote Windows Servers, is to download the official Microsoft RDC for Mac application. We have mirrored it here for convenience: Mac RDP Downloads RDC for Mac supports all the same RDP features as […]

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The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified. Do you want to connect anyway?

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You may receive a warning like the following when connecting to your Windows VPS. The error will be similar in Mac OS X, as well:It’s OK to connect. You can click “Yes” and continue to connect to the remote desktop.Note: Your VPS “cannot be verified” because the security certificate used by the VPS is self-generated […]

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“Remote desktop connection can’t connect to the remote computer” – RDP Connection with Windows

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You may receive an error like the following when connecting to your Windows VPS or other Windows server with RDP:This error usually indicates that the Windows VPS is offline. If the VPS is newly deployed, wait 3-5 minutes and try again. If you had previously connected to the VPS, wait and try again, as the error […]

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