Settings for Remote Desktop Connection
What are the settings for Remote Desktop Connection? How to change the default settings?
Remote desktop Connection enables you to have complete control over another computer from anywhere in the world. You can access, append and even transfer the files of another system using the Remote Desktop Connection. When you make a connection, the settings will be set by default. However, you have the provision to change the default settings as per your requirements. You can change the general settings like computer name, User ID, password, and display size and colors to get optimal performance. Changing the settings of local resources can improve the security and productivity. Thus, it is preferred to change the default settings since it must be set as per the task that you perform to get better results.
Following paragraphs provide information on changing the default settings in the Remote Desktop Connection:
- Points to remember
While setting up a connection, the settings of the Remote Desktop Connection will be set as default. Due to various reasons, you may need to change the settings. Few reasons for changing the settings, are to prevent hackers and virus infections from attacking your system. You may even need to make changes as per the requirement of the task that you are performing, which may enable you to complete the work in lesser time span.
In order to make changes in the default settings, initially you need to click on the 'Run' option from the 'Start' menu. Then, in the corresponding box you need to type 'mstsc.exe' and then click on the 'Open' option. Next, you need to click on the 'Options' drop-down box in order to find the default remote desktop settings. Now, you can make the required changes and then click 'Connect' to initiate the connection with new settings.
If the Remote Desktop Connection over the Internet is slow, then you can adjust it by changing the color and experience settings. In order to protect your system from risky connections, you need to uncheck all the boxes on the 'Local Resources' tab and also those hiding behind the 'More' option. Always make sure to close all the browsers after finishing the application so that others do not access through the connection.
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