Windows 7: Allow Access to Use Remote Desktop

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Allow Access to Use Remote Desktop Connection

Before Remote Desktop can be used, permission has to be granted to the specific accounts that you would like to Allow to connect to your computer remotely.  This is typically done on your Office Computer.

1. Click the Start button in the bottom left corner of the screen, then click Control Panel.

control panel button in start menu

2. Click System and Security once the Control Panel opens.

system and security button in the control panel

3. Click Allow remote access, located under the System tab.

allow remote access button under system tab

4. Click Select Users, located in the Remote Desktop section of the Remote tab.

select users button under remote tab

5. Click Add from the System Properties box.

add button under remote desktop users tab

6. Type your myLSU ID and information for anyone else you would like to add.  (This will allow Remote Desktop access to the computer which it is set.)

7. Click OK when finished.

select users or groups tab

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2/23/2024 9:26:55 AM