How to Use the Remote Desktop in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 Anniversary Update users can now remotely connect and interact with computers in different circumstances thanks to the remote desktop function. The issue comes in when you have to connect to a computer which does not have the remote desktop function activated.

But this should not trouble you anymore because we have a guaranteed method of enabling remote desktop on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

In fact, you should know that the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update comes with the remote desktop function disabled by default. For you though, the enabling of this function is going to be an easy task. Although you may feel like you do not need the function right now, you can still learn how to enable it so you do not run into any technicalities later on. Pay attention since our article today is entirely intended to teach you how to activate the remote desktop function on Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

For those running the Windows Home Edition, you should not waste time going through this guide unless you plan to switch to Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or the latest Windows 10 Anniversary Update in Professional, Business or Ultimate version.

 

Turning on the Remote Desktop Function.

You can quite easily access the remote desktop function. To setup the remote desktop, go to the control panel and look for this link in the System Panel. Alternatively, you can set it up by typing Remote Access in the smart menu. Having gained access to this option, you now need to locate an option designated as Allow Remote Access to your Computer. This option could be phrased in varying manners depending on the version of Windows that you are running.

This is all you have got to do. You should be able to remotely access your computer once you select the ‘Allow remote connections to this computer’ option. You can also select the specific windows version users to have a connection with your PC. These are advanced details, but the basics to enabling the remote desktop function on Windows 10 Anniversary Basic have been covered above.