Windows Remote Connection is a practical technology that allows users to transfer and share information between computers in different locations. With Windows Remote Desktop and Windows Remote Access, you can effortlessly switch between home and office without the need for mobile devices.

Practical Applications of Remote Connection

  • Remote Teaching: Teachers can use Windows Remote Desktop to demonstrate operations on students’ computers.
  • Remote Office: Employees can connect to their company’s servers from home using Windows Remote Access.
  • Remote Technical Support: Technicians can remotely control users’ computers to help them resolve technical issues.

How to Enable Remote Connection?

To set up Remote Desktop, follow these steps:

    1. On the target computer, press “Windows + I”, then click on “System” > “Remote Desktop” and turn on the “Enable Remote Desktop” button.


    1. Press Win+R, type sysdm.cpl, and press Enter to open the System Properties.


    1. In the System Properties window, select the “Remote” tab and ensure that “Allow remote connections to this computer” is checked.


Allow Remote Desktop Through the Firewall

In Windows 11 and Windows 10 Remote Desktop settings, the firewall is also a crucial point. Many users have encountered remote desktop control failures due to improper firewall settings.

    1. Type “Allow an app through Windows Firewall” in the search box and open it.


    1. Make sure “Remote Desktop” is allowed through the Windows Firewall. If not, click on the “Change Settings” option in the upper right corner, check “Remote Desktop,” and click “OK.”


Establishing a Remote Desktop Connection

After configuring Remote Desktop in system settings and allowing it through the firewall, you can establish a Remote Desktop connection.

    1. Press Win+R, type cmd, and press Enter to open the Command Prompt. Then type “whoami” and press Enter to see your device name and username. Remember them.


  1. Press Win+R, type mstsc, and press Enter to open Remote Desktop Connection.
  2. Enter the IP address of the computer and click “OK”.
  3. Enter the computer’s username and password, then click “Connect” to establish a remote control connection.