Enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server 2012

 
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How to enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server 2012

In Windows 2012, the usual Remote Desktop window is not easily visible. To launch the Remote Desktop window, there are two methods: Command Line and Graphical User Interface.

Command Line
1. Move your mouse to bottom right of the screen and you would see a bar, Charm Bar.
2. Click on the Search button, the one with magnifying glass. See the screenshot below:
3. Enter CMD in the Apps search text box:
4. Click on CMD on the left, it will launch the command prompt:
5. In command prompt window, type SystemPropertiesRemote and hit Enter
6. The above command would launch the System Properties windows.
7. Select the appropriate option under Remote Desktop and click OK.

Graphical Interface
1. Move your mouse to bottom right of the screen and you would see a bar, Charm Bar.
2. Click on the Settings button,
3. Click on Server Info under Desktop
4. The Server Info launches the Control Panel System page. Click Advance System Settings on the right. This would launch the same System Properties page.
5. Select the appropriate option under Remote Desktop and click OK.

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