How to Access Windows Remote Desktop Over the Internet

We’ve covered several solutions for accessing your desktop remotely over the Internet, including TeamViewer and VNC. However, if you have a Professional edition of Windows, you already have Windows Remote Desktop installed. By default, Windows Remote Desktop will only work on your local network. To access Remote Desktop over the Internet, you’ll need to use a VPN or forward ports on your router. Before you continue, enable Remote Desktop on your computer and ensure you can access it from other ...