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how can I set up a remote desktop connection between 2 computers running Windows 8.1?

GMartin asked
Last Modified: 2014-09-01
Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

          I am interested in setting up a remote desktop connection with my friend's computer for potential troubleshooting purposes.  With this point in mind, I am wondering how I might can achieve this goal within a Windows 8.1 desktop environment.  To be more specific, I am wanting to log into his computer which is located across town from my home laptop running Windows 8.1.  As I understand it, a remote desktop connection would need to be set up.  

           If someone could provide a resourceful link which outlines the steps with easy to understand illustrations for remote desktop connections, it will be greatly appreciated.  I look forward to hearing back from everybody regarding this question.

           Thank you

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