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Windows Remote Desktop Hosting: Windows 10 VPS Features

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Deploy Windows in minutes. Our on-demand Windows hosting platform provides access to any version of Windows, deployed as a VPS or dedicated server. We provide installation, infrastructure management, and complete management of the hosting environment, so you can focus on getting work done. Windows operating systems available for instant setup include: Windows 10 VPS Windows 8.1 VPS Windows 7 […]

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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 Start a Program at Startup in Windows & Windows Server

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There are two common solutions to start a program automatically after the server reboots: use Task Scheduler, or make the program start as a Windows service at bootup. These solutions work for some situations when the program you need to start only needs to run as a background (unseen) process. In this article, we will address how […]

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Windows VPS Features: RDP & Cloud Optimizations

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If you use Windows Server for web hosting, development, or as a remote desktop host, you should consider using virtualized Windows infrastructure. Our Windows VM hosting platform supports instant, on-demand deployment a variety of different Windows versions, including both server and home OS’s. We have designed our Windows VPS builds (see below for complete list) from the ground-up […]

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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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How to Connect to Windows VPS with RDP (Windows 7)

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Connecting to a remote Windows server or Windows VPS from your Windows 7 PC is easy with Microsoft’s own Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) program. It is included with most versions of Windows.  How to Connect 1. To launch RDC, open the Start menu of your computer and search for “Remote Desktop Connection“. (If you can’t find it, run Start > Run > mstsc.exe). Enter your VPS or […]

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