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Remote Desktop Connection on Windows 10 does not Work

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I am using Remote Desktop Connection on Windows 10 and it can not connect to the another PC I used to connect to with Windows 8.1.  On the Windows 10 PC, I have the firewall open to allow RDC to go through but it can not connect.  I used to connect to several PCs and servers from my Windows  8.1 PC with RDC, but when I upgraded to Windows 10, RDC could not connect.  I am using the new Windows 10 app and RDC found in %SystemRoot%\system32\mstsc.exe.  Neither work.
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It works fine on my Windows 10 machine. Make sure you are using Windows 10 Pro (probably is). Make sure you are on the Desktop and make sure you are using the standard remote desktop application. It works.

If not, is all other network activity completely normal?
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Also from my own experience upgrading to Windows 10, you may need to re-install / repair your Anti-Virus application.
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I using Windows 10 Home edition.  Is this a problem for RDC?
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Yes. You need Pro for Remote Desktop. There are third party products like VNC that may work. I always use Windows Pro and Remote Desktop always works (any version of Windows).
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OK, what about the new RDC Windows 10 app that you can download from the MS App store?  Does that not work?
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@PBIT - Thanks, and I was happy to help with this.
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Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system featuring the "universal application architecture" (UAP); apps can be designed to run across multiple devices with nearly identical code, including PCs, tablets, smartphones, embedded systems, Xbox One, Surface Hub and HoloLens. Windows 10 also includes a virtual desktop system, a window and desktop management feature called Task View, the Microsoft Edge web browser, support for fingerprint and face recognition login, voice-based search (Cortana), new security features for enterprise environments, and DirectX 12 and WDDM 2.0 to improve the operating system's graphics capabilities for games.

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