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Remote Access [RDP] with USB Redirection

This article explains how to access your Windows Server remotely via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) from another Windows device.
By default this method will redirect your locally installed printers & USB scanners unless otherwise configured by the server administrator.

Click the bottom-left Start / Windows Icon to display the menu, open Windows Accessories and click Remote Desktop Connection.
Alternatively you can search for & launch Remote Desktop Connection

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Enter the gateway / domain, IP address or IP:Port number combination required to connect to the remote desktop. Replacing 192.168.0.88 with the IP address of the destination server / desktop.



Click Connect, enter your Username & Password & check Remember Me (if desired)

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Click OK to connect to the remote desktop.

When connecting to the remote desktop there may be a certificate warning, this is dependent on how the remote desktop has been configured. If you trust the source you can check "Don't ask me again for connections to this computer" & click yes to connect.

You should be successfully connected to your RDP session at this point in time.

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