How to Delete Credentials of a Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 7 and Windows 8
This tutorial will show you how to delete saved credentials of a remote desktop connection in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Delete a RDC Saved Credentials in Remote Desktop Connection Tool
Press the + R
keys to open the Run dialog, type mstsc.exe
, and press Enter to open a "Remote Desktop Connection" dialog.
To the right of Computer
in the RDC dialog, select the connection (ex: TUFFY-PC) that you wanted to delete the saved credentials of, then click/tap on delete
. (see screenshots below)
NOTE: If you do not have a delete option available, then it means that this connection does not have saved credentials to delete.
3. Click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)
4. If you like, you can now close the RDC dialog.
To Delete a RDC Saved Credentials in Credential Manager
NOTE: This option is only available in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Open the Control Panel (icons view)
, and click/tap on the Credential Manager
In the Credential Manager, click/tap on Windows Credentials
. (see screenshot below step 3)
Under the Windows Credentials
section, look for and click/tap on the TermSRV
(terminal server) with the RDC connection (TUFFY-PC) that you wanted to delete the saved credentials of to expand it open, then click/tap on Remove
. (see screenshot below)
4. Click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)
5. If you like, you can now close Credential Manager.