How to connect from Windows 8

Knowledge Base
In this tutorial we will show you how to connect to your VPS using Remote Desktop Program (RDP) from
Windows 8.

If you are using other device/system please search our Knowledge
Base
to find appropriate tutorial for your system.

Windows Remote Desktop Program has been integrated into all Windows versions from XP on so you don’t
need to install any additional programs.

After completing payment and activating your FXVM VPS/Server you will receive an email. You need to
take note of the following:

On your Windows 8 system, let’s start by clicking on the
Start menu:


Windows 8 RDP 01

In the Start menu please start typing Remote Desktop Program
and press [Enter]:


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You should be presented with Remote Desktop Program.
Now, please click on Show Options:


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We will look into some settings first:


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Go to Display tab. Here you can set the resolution
for your RDP connection:


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In the next tab, Local Resources, you can share
your Clipboard (so you can Copy/Paste between your local machine and VPS):


Windows 8 RDP 06

If you click on the More, you can also share your
local disk so you will have ability to copy files to/from your VPS:


Windows 8 RDP 07

Now let’s go back to General tab.

We recommend to check Allow me to save credentials box so you won’t need to enter your
VPS password next time.

Enter your VPS IP address (IP:port) and username in the fields below you received in your email
then click Connect:


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You will be asked accept FXVM VPS certificate.

Please check the box for Don’t ask me again for connections to this computer and click on
Yes:


Windows 8 RDP 09

You should now be presented with a Windows Desktop with a gray
background and FXVM logo – this is your VPS desktop:


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Now you will need to install your Broker’s MetaTrader 4 (or other trading
platform). Please visit our Knowledge Base (KB) page for more
tutorials.

If you are using RDP for the first time we also recommend to check our tutorial on how properly
disconnect from your Forex VPS
.