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The Remote Desktop feature available in Window desktops allows you to remotely control your office computer while you are at home or traveling. This application offers tremendous flexibility by providing access to your office resources, data and applications when you are off campus. However, using this application does present additional risk to your computer, institutional data and university resources.Since Remote Desktop does present additional risks for you and the university, it is important to follow all the steps in this document. These steps will offer additional protection to prevent unauthorized access to your computer.
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Configuring Remote Desktop on Windows 7
1. Start _ Control Panel _ System
Configuring Remote Desktop on Windows 10
1. Start > Control Panel > System and Security > System
3. Verify “Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop" is checked.
6. Click drop-down choice in “Put the computer to sleep:”, choose “Never” and press “Save changes” button.