RDP Windows Remote Desktop

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016

You can use a Microsoft Remote Desktop client to connect to a remote PC and your work resources from almost anywhere using just about any device. You can connect to your work PC and have access to all of your apps, files, and network resources as if you were sitting at your desk. You can leave apps open at work and then see those same apps at home – all by using the RD client.

Before you start, make sure you check out the supported configuration article, which discusses the PCs that you can connect to using the Remote Desktop clients. Also check out the client FAQ.

The following client apps are available:


The link for WIndows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7 detects the OS that you are currently using and displays information that matches. So if you want information for Windows 8.1, be sure to access the link from a PC running WIndows 8.1.