Configure Remote Desktop Client PC in Windows 7

To configure Remote Desktop on a Client’s PC, follow the instructions below:

Click on Start  –>  All Programs  –>  Accessories  –>  Remote Desktop Connection

Note:  The Remote Desktop Connection window displays

Enter the IP address of the host computer you want to connect to –>  Click Connect

Note:  You can enter www.whatismyip.com in the browser of the host PC and Windows will display the IP Address. 

Note: If this computer has a different port than the default, you would need to add the port number along with the IP address – i.e.  1.1.1.1:3390. 

At the login screen, enter the name and password of a user that has remote access on the host

You can click on the Options button to configure it for things like automatic login, size and amount of colors, etc. or you can save shortcuts to your Desktop for future use.

 

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