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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Using the Windows 8–Style Remote Desktop Client

To start a connection to a remote computer from a Windows 8 computer using the Windows 8–style client, go to the Start screen and type remote. If Remote Desktop appears, select it. If it does not appear under Apps, go to the Store app and download it.

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To download the Remote Desktop app, go to the Start screen, type store, and select the Store app. Bring up the charms. Select the Search charm and type remote desktop. Select and install the Remote Desktop app published by Microsoft. It’s free.

When the Remote Desktop app opens, you can do one of the following things:

• If you want to connect ...

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