Remote Desktop Connection Credentials - Delete in Windows

How to Delete Credentials of a Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 7 and Windows 8

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This tutorial will show you how to delete saved credentials of a remote desktop connection in Windows 7 and Windows 8.





OPTION ONE

Delete a RDC Saved Credentials in Remote Desktop Connection Tool


1. Press the :winkey: + R keys to open the Run dialog, type mstsc.exe, and press Enter to open a "Remote Desktop Connection" dialog.​
2. 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.
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3. Click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)​
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4. If you like, you can now close the RDC dialog.​





OPTION TWO

To Delete a RDC Saved Credentials in Credential Manager


NOTE: This option is only available in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Credential Manager icon.​
2. In the Credential Manager, click/tap on Windows Credentials. (see screenshot below step 3)​
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)​
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4. Click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)​
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5. If you like, you can now close Credential Manager.​


That's it,
Shawn


 

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