Windows - Enable Remote Access

How to enable remote access to an account in Windows.

  1. If you have Make Me Admin installed, use it to gain administrative privileges. See Make Me Admin (Windows).
  2. Right-click on the Start menu and select Run.
  3. Enter systempropertiesremote and click OK.
  4. Enter your administrative credentials.
  5. In the "Remote Desktop" section, select Allow remote connections to this computer and ensure Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication is checked.
  6. Click Select Users...
  7. Click Add...
  8. Enter the username of the account that needs remote access. This is typically your NetID.
  9. Click OK in each window to accept the changes.

Keywords:win remote rdp rdc desktop connection login logon sign in set up   Doc ID:86660
Owner:David H.Group:L&S Learning Support Services
Created:2018-10-10 09:58 CSTUpdated:2020-03-13 14:58 CST
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