Windows® 7 Home Premium remote desktop
Learn how to use the remote desktop connection service in the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system
A remote desktop connection is one among the advanced features provided by the Windows 7operating systems. Remote desktop offers the ability to connect a computer to another system that is present at a remote place. As a result, a user can share and access data and network options using the utility. The main advantage of the feature is that the capability allows the user who is in office to connect to his home computer. A remote desktop connection can be enabled in all the versions of the Windows 7 operating systems.
Discussed below are some tips to use the remote desktop service in a Windows 7-based system:
- Remote desktop settings
- Tips to remember
The remote desktop connection feature is included with all editions of the Windows 7 operating system. Thus the user can set the Windows7 Home Premium edition as a client computer in remote desktop connections. The Windows7 editions like Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise can be used as a host computer while setting up the connection. But other versions including the Home Premium cannot be used as the host computer.
Remote desktop settings
A user can configure the remote desktop settings upon the Windows 7 system through remote settings of the Control Panel. The user should possess the administrator privileges to enable such settings with the remote desktop connection. The various remote desktop settings can be changed or modified in a Windows7-based system through the following tabs available with the remote desktop settings window; Display, Local Resources, Programs, Experience, and Advanced tabs.
The computer name should be provided correctly while searching for the host computer to be connected remotely. The computers should not have kind of power saving options in the turned on state. Also the host and clients should be provided with better power supply. The use of standard port for remote desktop connections can be changed if the user needs since the standard port numbers may cause some security issues.
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