SOLVED Cannot do a remote desktop on my home network


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I have two computers on the same router network. One is wired (called Alienware) and one is wireless (called Dell). Both run on WIN 10. I want to be able to access the Alienware from my Dell. In other words, I want it to be similar to me being able to see the screen of the Alienware, the files there, etc., from my Dell. Both machines are in my home.

I tried doing the remote desktop method following the instructions. I've tried it over and over and cannot get it to work.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
 
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Hello and welcome to the forum.
It's possible that one or both are running Windows 10 Home. You will need the Pro version to host a remote desktop session.
You might want to try the build in native Quick Assist application under Windows Accessories.
It's very similar to remote desktop and I think is available on both Home and Pro although I am not absolutely positive.
 
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You might want to try the build in native Quick Assist application under Windows Accessories.
It's very similar to remote desktop and I think is available on both Home and Pro although I am not absolutely positive.
Just a note, my Win10 Home Version 1709 Build 16299.194 has both Quick Assist and Remote Desktop Connection in Windows Accessories.
 
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Windows 10 Home version can perform a remote desktop session, it just cannot support / host a remote desktop session, without some registry modifications and .dll manipulations both of which are unsupported.
 

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