Windows 10 Remote Desktop Registry Settings

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How to Delete Remote Desktop Connection Data in Windows 7/8/8.1/10 Deleting the Keys Manually. Follow the steps below to delete the registry keys manually. Open Search and search for regedit or alternatively press Windows Key and ‘R’ on keyboard to bring up the Run Window and type in regedit.exe. When the Local Group Policy Editor opens, expand Computer Policy Administrative Templates Windows Components Remote Desktop Services Remote Desktop Session Host, and then click on Security. Double-click on any settings in this menu to change their values.

When you need to access a computer that does not have the remote desktop enabled

5 Steps total

Windows 10 Remote Desktop Registry Settings

Step 1: Login to workstation with administrator credentials

If you're in a domain, you will need administrator alike permissions to connect to remote computer

Step 2: Open Registry Editor

By typing at command line regedit

Step 3: Connect network Registry

To connect to registry for the remote computer

Step 4: Find the registry key and

Enable Remote Registry


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server
In the right pane, locate a REG_DWORD value named fDenyTSConnection. Double-click on fDenyTSConnection and change the value data from 1 (Remote Desktop disabled) to 0 (Remote Desktop enabled

Step 5: Reboot remote machine

Registry setting for remote desktop

command line
shutdown -m hostname -r

Windows 10 Registry Settings To Allow Remote Desktop Connections

You can now connect to remote machine using rdp


Windows 10 Remote Desktop Registry Settings Free

  • Mace
    hsc5775 Feb 28, 2012 at 04:42am

    I think that there are already
    Remotely enable Remote Desktop on another computer

  • Pimiento
    kevin.dondrea Dec 2, 2013 at 05:14pm

    There is more to it than just that. There are 3 registry settings not to mention you have to add them to the Remote Desktop Connections group.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server

    fDenyTSConnections = DWord 0
    TSUserEnabled = DWord 1

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon
    WinStationsDisabled = String 0

  • Poblano
    Saaj Jan 8, 2015 at 12:08pm

    If the remote computer is not on the domain (but on the same network) and you need to connect using alternate/local admin credentials, use psexec and launch remote cmd as local admin and add the reg keys as below

    reg add 'hklmsystemcurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server' /v 'AllowTSConnections' /t REG_DWORD /d 0x1 /f

    reg add 'hklmsystemcurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server' /v 'fDenyTSConnections' /t REG_DWORD /d 0x0 /f

    You can also start remote services using alternate credentials as below (to start/restart services)

    C:WindowsSystem32runas.exe /netonly /user:computer_nameadministrator 'mmc.exe C:WindowsSystem32services.msc /computer=IP_Address'