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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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Windows 10 Cloud RDP Hosting is Now Available

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We are pleased to announce the new availability of Windows 10 VPS Hosting, now available for deployment on our cloud VPS hosting platform for both new and existing VMs and dedicated servers. Windows 10 comes with a host of new features, most of which are fully compatible with Remote Desktop, including virtual desktops, live search (Cortana), and other […]

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How to Install DirectX 9 / 9.0c on Windows XP or Server 2003 R2

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It’s easy to install DirectX 9 on a legacy Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 R2 system using the official Microsoft end-user installation package. To install, download the DirectX 9 Installer directly from Microsoft from the following page: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=317 Run the downloaded file to extract the package contents. In the folder where the contents were extracted, run […]

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Differences in Windows Server 2016 vs. Server 2008 R2

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Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the release of Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2. Microsoft has outlined some of the key new features in Windows Server 2016, which you can see below. — Windows Server 2016 Preview is now available as an operating system choice to install on existing VPS instances. To reinstall a virtual server with Windows Server 2016, choose ‘Reinstall’ […]

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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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32-bit Windows VPS Now Available with Server 2008 SP2

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After receiving many requests for a 32-bit Windows VPS option, we have added a dedicated 32-bit version of Windows Server 2008 to the list of available instant-setup operating systems for Windows VPS instances. Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition with SP2 (Service Pack 2) is now available for new Windows instances, and reinstallation of existing instances […]

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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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Chrome Now Included with all Windows VPS Builds

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By popular demand, Google Chrome is now included with our base Window Server installations. Chrome is available in the Windows taskbar to launch, and we suggest using it for quick, secure, and resource-efficient Web browsing. Thanks to everyone who suggested including Chrome!

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Windows 10 VPS: Technical Preview Available for Installation

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We are excited to announce that Windows 10 Technical Preview is now available to install on our VPS instances. Through preliminary testing, we have not identified any major bugs with Windows 10 VPS instances. Although performing well so far, Windows 10 VPS instances are intended for testing and preview only, while we suggest Windows Server 2012 […]

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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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