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If you have ordered a dedicated server with Windows system installed, you will have full administrator access to the server via remote desktop connection. The server you are connecting to (your dedicated server) is referred to as the host computer, while the machine you are using to establish the connection is the client or remote computer.

Linux Connecting Remotely

To connect to your dedicated server, follow these steps:

1. On your home computer, click Start,type in 'Remote Desktop Connection'.

2. In the Computer box, enter the server IP address or hostname. Click Connect.


3. When the Log On to Windows dialog box appears, type your user name, password and then click OK.

When the Remote Desktop window opens, you shall see the desktop settings, files, and programs that are on your host computer. Your host computer remains locked, and nobody can access it without a password. In addition, no one will be able to see the work you are doing remotely.

windows Closing a connection

To end your Remote Desktop session:

Click Start, and then click Log Off at the bottom of the Start menu. When prompted, click Log Off.