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Methods to Enable and Disable Remote Desktop Locally

By default on a Windows Server Product Windows Remote Management (WinRM) is enabled, but Remote Desktop (RDP) is Disabled.  On workstation operating systems neither is enabled by default. For instructor-led Windows Server training, see our class schedule.  Enabling RDP locally. Method 1:  Graphical Interface By far the easiest way is to enable RDP through the … Continue reading Methods to Enable and Disable Remote Desktop Locally

Problems with Compatibility Mode in Windows 7? – It may be Layering

Compatibility Mode. Perhaps my favorite feature in Windows 7 (and although significantly reduced in Windows 8, still present and viable). For instructor-led training, check out our Windows 7 classes. After all, I was able to get ‘Lemmings’ to work for an elderly relative as a motivation to move from an antiquated operating system to Windows … Continue reading Problems with Compatibility Mode in Windows 7? – It may be Layering

Using Regedit.exe to Modify the Screen Saver Grace Period Locally

Within the operating system there is a delay from when the screen saver activates and the system actually locks the display requiring you to enter a password to continue working.  This period of time is known as the screen saver password registration interval.  During this period a user can move the mouse or press any … Continue reading Using Regedit.exe to Modify the Screen Saver Grace Period Locally

Using Group Policy Object Preferences to modify the Screen Saver Grace Period

Within the operating system there is a delay from when the screen saver activates and the system actually locks the display requiring you to enter a password to continue working. This period of time is known as the screen saver password registration interval. During this period, a user can move the mouse or press any … Continue reading Using Group Policy Object Preferences to modify the Screen Saver Grace Period