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Connect to a terminal server using Remote Desktop Connection

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To connect to a terminal server using Remote Desktop Connection

  1. To open Remote Desktop Connection, click Start, point to All programs, point to Accessories, point to Communications, and then click Remote Desktop Connection.

    The Remote Desktop Connection dialog box appears.

  2. In Computer, type a computer name or IP address. In the Computer list, you can also choose Browse for more... to select a computer from your domain or network.

  3. Click Options>> to configure the connection settings in the available tabs.

  4. Click Save As... to save the current connection settings or click Open to choose a previously saved connection file.

  5. Click Connect.

    The Logon Information dialog box appears.

  6. Type your user name, password, and domain (if required), and then click OK.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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