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Using Remote Desktop Protocol with VC++

My question deals with VC++. I am doing a project in network monitoring, part of which is remote access. Can we work on the remote desktop from the server if the screen of the remote desktop is captured? How should I proceed? Please help.

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You sure can! Microsoft serves up remote machines through the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) which allows you to log into a machine and see its screen remotely. RDP is documented in the Platform SDS ( and Microsoft supports an ActiveX control for accessing servers through RDP.

This was first published in January 2004

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