Knowledgebase: Windows VPS
How to connect to a Windows VPS with remote desktop connection
Posted by Maurice Stack on 08 October 2013 07:36 AM

How to connect to a Windows VPS with remote desktop connection

1. Click the Windows start icon to display the Windows start menu

2. Click All Programs

3. Click Accessories

4. Click Remote Desktop Connection

Or you can do the following to find it and open it

1. Click the Windows start icon to display the Windows start menu

2. In the search box enter "Remote Desktop" and it will display Remote Dektop Connection under Programs which you can click to open.

 

 

In the Window that pops up, enter your VPS IP address into the Computer field and click Connect

 

The first time, you will also see a dialog warning that RDC cannot find a trusted certificate for the remote PC. Select “Don’t ask me again for connections to this computer” and then click OK.

 

A remote desktop window will open where you can enter your VPS username and password to login to the VPS.

Now, you can interact with the VPS as you would normally, installing and running software, managing files, browsing the Internet and so on.

A copy of your VPS IP, username and password can be found in your order activation email. A copy of this email can be found in your client account email archive area.

 

 


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