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  1. #1
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    Windows 2008 VPS as remote desktop?

    Hi everyone,

    If I order a Windows 2008 VPS, may I login to it remotely and use it as a remote desktop (keyboard and mouse)? If so... how?

    Thanks!

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    Yes, you would just have to open the app in your local pc, type the IP and put the login, and you are done.
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  3. #3
    Quote Originally Posted by WootWoot View Post
    Hi everyone,

    If I order a Windows 2008 VPS, may I login to it remotely and use it as a remote desktop (keyboard and mouse)? If so... how?

    Thanks!
    Yes, just like with every other version of Windows.
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    Why are both of you using that instant phone verification payment checkout interface

    If you could make a "security" exception, I'm taker!

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    Quote Originally Posted by WootWoot View Post
    Why are both of you using that instant phone verification payment checkout interface

    If you could make a "security" exception, I'm taker!
    Hello,

    I'm not sure what you mean... We don't use any phone verification payment...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WootWoot View Post
    Why are both of you using that instant phone verification payment checkout interface

    If you could make a "security" exception, I'm taker!
    Greetings,
    Most hosts will not make security exceptions as there is normally a reason they put it in place to start with. You could also look into a Linux Remote Desktop as the cost is often less unless you specifically require Windows however this can take more work to set up...
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    I would suggest windows 2003 instead as the OS has less overhead and preforms slightly better then 2008 on a virtual environment.

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    Using Remote desktop is similar to using RD on a dedicated server. Open "Remote Desktop Connection" in your PC, enter ip address of your VPS, userid and password ... and you will be in ....

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