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Remote Desktop into Specific User Account on W8.1 Pro

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    Remote Desktop - just want to use mouse/keyboard not lock

    i have a Media PC in my entertainment center i just setup. i then setup RDP which works great BUT it locks the Media PC and since it is connected to my TV i just want my RDP connection to be able to control the Media PC but still want to see the screen on my TV and cant figure how to not lock the screen when connected?

    both machines are 8.1 Pro

    Last edited by fletch33; 02 Apr 2015 at 22:11.

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Remote Desktop into Specific User Account on W8.1 Pro

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