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How to disable Remote Desktop on Windows 8

Description: This technical article will show how to disable the Remote Desktop feature on Windows 8 computers.

  1. Press the Windows key + X.
  2. Click on Control Panel.
    Windows 8 Quick Access Menu, Control Panel
  3. Change the View by: option to Small icons.
    Control Panel, Small Icons View
  4. Click on System.
    Control Panel, System
  5. Select Remote Settings.
    System, Remote Settings
  6. Under the Remote Desktop category, choose Don't allow remote connections to this computer.
    System Properties, Don't allow
  7. Remote Desktop has now been disabled.