To access and control a computer remotely from another computer by installing remote desktop software on both computers.You can set up one computer after installing software to the host computer that allows controlling by another computer from anywhere. If both computers are connected to the internet and to be powered on which need to have the proper software installed. Programs like Team Viewer and Chrome Remote Desktop can be installed on any computer and can be accessed by other computers or even iOS or Android devices.Windows Remote Desktop can be set up on a Windows host computer and be accessed by other Windows or Mac computers. You can connect With Remote Desktop Connection to the computer running Windows from another computer running Windows.It should be connected to the same network or Internet. For example, you can use all of your work computer’s programs, files and network resources from your home computer. It’s just like you’re sitting in front of your computer at work.It can be the easiest way to access all files from the remote computer. To connect to a remote computer, that computer must be turned on.It must have a network connection, Remote Desktop should be enabled and you must have network access to the remote computer. you must also have permission to connect. you must be on the list of users for permission to connect. Before you start a connection, it’s a good idea to look up the name of the computer you’re connecting to and must to make sure Remote Desktop connections are allowed through its firewall.If your user account doesn’t require a password to sign in, you’ll need to add a password before you’re allowed to start a connection with a remote computer.
To allow remote connections on the computer you want to connect to:
1. Open System by clicking the Start button Start button icon, right-clicking Computer, and then clicking Properties. 2. Click Remote settings. Administrator permission required If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. Under Remote Desktop, select one of the three options. 3. Click Select Users. 4. If you’re an administrator on the computer, your current user account will automatically be added to the list of remote users and you can skip the next two steps. 4.In the Remote Desktop Users dialog box, click Add. 5. In the Select Users or Groups dialog box, do the following: To specify the search location, click Locations, and then select the location you want to search. • In Enter the object names to select, type the name of the user that you want to add, and then click OK. • The name will be displayed in the list of users in the Remote Desktop Users dialog box. Click OK, and then click OK again. Note: You shouldn’t connect to a computer that’s asleep or hibernating, so make sure the settings for sleep and hibernation on the remote computer are set to Never.
To look up the computer name of the remote computer
1.On the remote computer, open System by clicking the Start button Start button icon, right-clicking Computer, and then clicking Properties. 2.Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and it is full computer name if your computer is in a domain.
To allow Remote Desktop connections through a Windows Firewall
If you’re having trouble connecting, Remote Desktop connections might be getting blocked by the firewall. Here’s how to change that setting on a Windows PC. If you’re using another firewall, make sure the port for Remote Desktop is open. 1.On the remote computer, click Start and select Control Panel. 2.Click System and Security. 3.Click Allow a program through Windows Firewall under Windows Firewall. 4.Click Change settings and then check the box next to Remote Desktop. 5.Click OK to save the changes.