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How to Use Remote Desktop on Your Windows 7 Home Network

Type the public IP address of the computer you wish to connect to, and click Connect. When prompted, enter your username and password.

If you have used Remote Desktop to connect to a computer before, the computer name or IP address will appear in the Computer drop-down list. After you click Connect and enter the username and password, your computer will connect to the remote computer.

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