Windows 10: Can I use Remote Desktop with Windows 10 Home?

  1.    06 Feb 2016 #1

    Can I use Remote Desktop with Windows 10 Home?


    Hello, I need help in knowing if I can use Remote Desktop in Windows 10 Home to log into a remote computer from my PC.

    I purchased a PC with Windows 10 Home not realizing that I will have to log into a PC in another location. I am told that to use Remote Desktop I would have to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, and I would not even see Remote Desktop in Windows 10 Home. But I checked and the Remote Desktop app is there and there is a place to enter the remote computer name.

    I don't want to have to upgrade to the Pro version of Windows 10 unless I have to. I will only be logging into the remote PC from my PC, not the other way around.

    Thanks very much for your help.
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  2. Posts : 5,151
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       06 Feb 2016 #2

    Yes, you can use it as a client that connects to another computer, but not as the target of a connection request.

    In other words, you can DTP out but not in.
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