Create a Shortcut to Start Remote Desktop

Posted On 2007-01-19 by dwirch
Tags: Tip Windows XP
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You can add a shortcut to the desktop of your home computer to quickly start Remote Desktop and connect to your office computer.

To create a shortcut icon to start Remote Desktop

  • Click Start, point to More Programs, point to Accessories, point to Communications, and then click on Remote Desktop Connection.

  • Click Options.

  • Configure settings for the connection to your office computer.

  • Click Save As, and enter a name, such as Office Computer. Click Save.

  • Open the Remote Desktops folder.

  • Right-click on the file named Office Computer, and then click Create Shortcut.

  • Drag the shortcut onto the desktop of your home computer.

  • To start Remote Desktop and connect to your office computer, double-click on the shortcut

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