Windows® Remote Desktop Web Connection
Features of Window remote desktop web connection
Remote desktop web connection is one of the attractive features offered by Microsoft. This feature comes with most of Windows operating system. This feature is used to connect our home PC or office PC to other system so we can access our computer from some other machines. Usually remote desktop software is available to enable this feature. But we can manually install it on our Windows operating system. Therefore, we can access our files and data even if we are away from our desktop. We can easily install and set-up remote desktop connection in Windows operating system. Here we communicate with the remote desktop through Internet with the help of browsers such as Internet Explorer.
Some steps to install and set-up remote web connection in a Windows operating system are given below:
- Enable connection on Terminal Server
- Install remote desktop web connection
- Tips while using it
Enable connection on Terminal Server
To connect our desktop remotely using web connection, you have to enable a remote desktop connection on the terminal server. Select the 'Control Panel' and click the 'System'. On the properties of the system, click on the 'Remote' tab. Then select the check box 'Enable Remote Desktop on this computer'. Now you can allow remote desktop connection from remote computer to this computer. Another feature of Windows operating system is that we can also allow specific users to connect the computer by using 'Select remote users'.
Install remote desktop web connection
Next step is to install and set-up remote desktop web connection in our system. For that we have to keep a Windows installation CD to install components. Open 'Control Panel' from the start menu. Then select 'Add /Remove Programs' from control panel. Then click on 'Add/Remove Windows Components'. Double click on 'IIS' and select 'World Wide Web Service'. Then check on the 'Remote Desktop Web connection'. Click 'OK' and install the selected components. Now Windows remote desktop web connection is successfully installed in your system.
While using remote desktop web connection, you have to type 'http: //computername/tsweb' in the search bar of the browser of client computer. The computer name is the name of your terminal computer. Then you have to install Remote Desktop Active X control and click 'Install'. Sometime there occur some problems with this task. In such cases, check whether you have updated remote desktop connection if you are using updated Windows operating system. Sometime, you cannot able to connect because of the disabling of remote desktop. Then turned it on and try again.
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