How to: Use Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 11 to access a remote Windows computer


Instructions

1) Ensure that the remote computer is powered on and is configured to accept incoming connections:

2) Click your Start button.

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3) In the search bar, type "remote desktop connection", but do not press Enter. In the list of search results, click Remote Desktop Connection.

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4) In the "Computer" field, type the host name or IP address of the computer to which you wish to connect. Then, click the Show Options button.

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5) From the Advanced tab, click Settings.

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6) Choose "Use these RD Gateway server settings." Then, configure the following settings and click OK.

  • Server name: rdp.ttu.edu
  • Logon method: Allow me to select later

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7) Click Connect.

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8) Use your TechMail address as the username. Use your eRaider password as the password. Then, click OK.

If you do not have a TechMail account, type your username in the format your_eRaider_username@ttu.edu (e.g., jdoe@ttu.edu).

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OUTCOME

You are connected to the remote computer.