Category: Windows Tips & Tricks

RDP smart sizing

Whenever you connect to a remote server via RDP, you will automatically get the last session’s resolution. When your own RDP resolution is higher than the last one, then the new RDP session resolution will increase to match your own resolution. However, when the last RDP session was created with a higher resolution, then you […]

Control Windows firewall state on a remote computer

You can enable or disable the Windows firewall on a remote computer. Download the Sysinternals Suite from the sysinternals website: Extract this zip file and see if PsExec.exe is in there. Disable the firewall state without stopping the firewall services on a remote computer. Pre-Windows 2008 method: psexec \\ “netsh firewall set opmode disable” […]