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How to use Remote Desktop to Connect to Windows 10?

You can actually remote another Windows 10 PC by using Remote Desktop, you can control and view the files on another PC, isn’t that cool, learn more How to use Remote Desktop to connect to Windows 10. In this article, we will have how to troubleshoot WMI Provider Host Higher CPU Usage issue.

Remote Desktop has been able to use since Windows XP. By using Remote Desktop, we can remote or be using another computer in our home. Yes, Remote Desktop utilizing LAN connection to connect to other computers. In Windows 10, you can only use Remote Desktop in Windows 10 Professional Edition, and then how to use Remote Desktop to connect to Windows 10 Home Edition?

First, You must enable Remote Desktop for Windows 10 Professional, search for remote settings in Cortana search box, select Allow remote access to your computer from the results.

It will open System Properties window on the Remote tab. On the Remote Desktop section, select Allow remote connections to this computer and then check Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication (recommended).

How to Use Remote Desktop to Connect to Windows 10 Professional?

You need to do this on both Windows 10 computers, the one you are using, and the other one you want to remote. By doing this, you are allowing another computer to connect to your computer.

Windows 10 Remote Desktop app download

Now, your Windows 10 is ready to remote, it allows you to taking control of it. You need the Remote Desktop app in order to be able to remote another Windows 10 PC. Remote Desktop is the free app, you can download and install it for free from the Store.

How to connect to Windows 10 using Remote Desktop

Before you try to connect to other pc, you need to know the name of the PC, the ip address, username, and password. Without those, you cannot connect with Remote Desktop. Open the command prompt in the computer you want to connect, then type: IP config and hit enter to know what the IP address is.

Launch Remote Desktop again then enter the IP address you just got, then click connect

In the next window, you will be prompted to enter a username and password from your remote computer, check on Remember my credentials to connect it automatically in the next session.

windows 10 remote desktop app download

You will be warned once again, click Connect Anyway to continue.

Windows 10 Remote Desktop is not as good as other remote client applications such as, TeamViewer, and Chrome Remote Desktop, but Windows 10 Remote Desktop remains an option to remote another Windows PC in the local network.

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