Disconnect of Remote Desktop in Windows®
What are the reasons of disconnection of remote desktop in Windows based system? How can we fix this issue?
Windows Remote desktop is a feature offered in Windows Operating System to share the data between two computers. This remote desktop tool is included in the latest versions of Windows Operating System starting from Windows XP. The remote desktop feature works according to the remote desktop protocol. The protocol allows the user to connect two devices that are located at different locations. Thus, the user can access the folders and files on the remote computer from the current working device. To enable remote connection between two computers, system need to fulfill some requirements. The tool helps the users to share the data between office and home computers. The employees can transfer the official files to the home PC from the office itself and can also access the data from home PC. Thus, the remote desktop enables sharing data between the computers. The computer on which the user is currently working is called client and the remote PC is called host. The application is useful when the need to access information arises quickly and no other functionalities are available. There is no need of local area connection between the two computers to connect to each other while using the remote desktop connection.
Following are the important points related to disconnect of remote desktop in Windows:
- Ways to configure
- Tips to fix
Ways to configure
To remote desktop connection, two systems need to be turned on and should have disabled the sleep and hibernation options. The computers should possess Internet connection and the remote desktop feature. The way to access this feature will be different according to the version of Windows Operating System. Open Remote Desktop feature. Click on 'Allow remote connection to computer' in the remote desktop window. The user also need to specify the names of remote users.
Disconnect of remote desktop in Windows occurs due to improper settings. This issue occurs if the host computer changes its settings to sleep or hibernate mode. The remote protocol does not work if the two computers are not active. Another reason for this disconnect issue is problem with the network connections. The user should always use a proper Internet connection, that is, which is devoid of intermittent connections. Power failure at any of the location also causes disconnected issue with the remote desktop.
It is recommended to follow the proper configuration steps to enable the remote desktop connection. Turn on the two computers. Both the computers should be equipped with remote desktop feature. Disable the sleep and other power saving options. Check the Internet for connectivity. If there are connection problems, contact Internet service provider. Once the connection reset is done, you can restart the client computer for remote access.
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