Remote Desktop Sessions: When, Why, and How to Work Remotely


When your employees need to work from home or another office, they will need access to their files and software. Instead of buying a separate laptop, employees can simply use Windows Remote Desktop to connect remotely from a home machine.

Remote Desktop Connection allows one Windows computer to connect to another network-connected computer. You can use all your work computer’s programs, files, and network resources from your home computer. Today, we’ll guide you through how to configure and use Windows Remote Desktop.
 

Why would you want to use Remote Desktop?

Windows Remote Desktop is great for working while you’re away from the office. The best thing about Remote Desktop is that you can still access all your files and accounts because you are controlling your office computer. Remote Desktop allows employees to be more flexible, while keeping their workflow nearly unchanged.

When Does Windows 7 Support End?


Microsoft Windows 7 support will be ending next year. What does this mean for PCs with Windows 7? For starters, businesses will need to prepare themselves sooner then later. Because Microsoft does not like to support operating systems (OS) for more than 10 years, Windows 7 end of life is fast approaching. First, we’ll discuss what is end of life support for Windows 7. Second, we’ll help provide an overview guide for your business’ next steps. Lastly, we’ll prepare you prior to next year’s end of life support.

Microsoft Windows 7 support will be coming to an end. Starting January 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide updates and support to Windows 7 devices. Knowing that Windows 7 support ends in about a year allows you to make informed technical decisions. For instance, if your company runs exclusively on Windows 7 PCs, now would be the time to start thinking about upgrading all devices. Chances are the PCs the business are using could be outdated and out of warranty. Furthermore, if your business, employees, or self use Microsoft products, Office 2010 will no longer be supported as well. We’ll focus this blog post on Windows 7 support and how we can help you prepare for end of life.