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Log In to Windows Server via Remote Desktop
Learn how to connect to your Windows Server using Remote Desktop.
Find your server information
before logging on to your server via Remote Desktop.
If your home or work computer is a Windows Operating System, the Remote Desktop application will already be installed.
Click the Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection
Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories > Communications > Remote Desktop Connection
From Start Menu
If you cannot find the Remote Desktop Connection icon, look in the Accessories sub-menus. The icon may be in a non-standard location.
Windows Vista/Windows 7:
and in the search box, type
. Click the icon to launch.
In the Remote Desktop window, type your
IP address of your server or a domain that points to the server
Remote Desktop Connection prompt
If you are prompted by a Security Warning, click
Security Warning search
If using Windows Vista or Windows 7, you may have to select
Use another account
By default, you will use the User Name and Password listed in the 1&1 Control Panel in the Server Access Data section. Enter the username and password and click
Enter your credentials
For additional information, you may want to reference:
Find Your Server Information Details
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Manage Concurrent Remote Desktop Connections
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