Turn on Remote Desktop in Windows 8

  1.  Go to Start Screen
  2.  Click/Touch Control Panel icon or go to search and search for the Control Panel
  3.  Click/Touch More Settings
  4. Click/Touch System and Security
  5. Click/Touch Allow remote access under System
  6. Select Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop(less secure) and specify a user if needed.
  7. Click Apply button.

Note: You cannot connect remotely to a computer while the computer sleeps or hibernates.You may have to change the it from Power Options in Control Panel.


Connect to another computer from Windows 8 Remote Desktop

  1. Go to Start
  2. Click/Touch Search
  3. Type Remote Desktop
  4. Click/Touch Remote Desktop application
  5. Type the PC name or IP address of the computer you want to connect to
  6. Click/Touch Connect button.
  7. Click/Touch Connect button again for Can’t verify the identity of the remote PC warning
  8. After it connect to the remote computer enter the username and the password for the remote computer.
  9. Click OK