Rmote Desktop from Surface Pro (Windows 8.1) to Windows 8.1
Posted on 2014-08-13
So I finally got rid of the Samsung ATIV and got the Surface Pro. But I cannot RD into my PC8 (running Windows 8.1) I an RD into my CRBRYANT-PC7 (Windows 7) and then RD into the CRBRYANT-PC8 (Windows 8)using the IP address and not the name.
The Microsoft rep did not know what she was doing for the 45 minutes. In the beginning, she asked me what OS the Surface 3 Pro had, I told her Windows 8.1. 15 minutes later, she is telling me that the Surface 3 Pro had Windows 8.1 like she never asked me. I told her that I could RD into the Surface (CRBRYANT-TAB8) from the CRBRYANT-PC8. She asked me to try to RD into the CRBRYANT-PC8. I tried and failed. She asked if I had turned off RD on the laptop and I said yes. I told her that I could ping -4 CRBRYANT-PC8 from CRBRYANT-LAP8 and I would get a response.
She said that since I could RD into my Surface, that should be OK - no. I want to be able to RD into my PC (without having to go to my Windows 7. She said that we only had a problem with Windows 7 - which I told her no, I can RD into that from both computers and CRBRYANT-PC7 will allow me to RD into CRBRYANT-PC8
She said that it might be an issue. But I could used my Samsung ATIV to RD into the PC8, that was the only thing that was good for.
I find it really odd that there is no way for Windows 8.1 to RD into Windows 8.1