In the next screen, after clicking the “Remote” tab, click “allow users to connect remotely to this computer”
Windows Firewall Settings
Firewall may block the connectivity so set it up to allow the few exceptions.
Click “security center” and under the “Manage Security Settings For”, click the Windows Firewall. Make sure that the “Don’t Allow Exceptions” is not selected.
Next click the Exceptions tab and select the “Remote Desktop” check box.
Click OK and close all the open windows.
Your computer has been setup to allow remote access and connections.
To start communication you need the hostname of the remote computer.
Click start > Run > Type CMD.
At the command prompt, type “Hostname” without quotes and you will get the hostname.
After you know the hostname of the remote computer go to:
Start > Programs > Accessories > Communication > Remote Desktop Connection and type the name or IP address of the remote computer.
To end the remote desktop session Click Start > Log Off
Now after connecting the remote computer you can perform literally all the troubleshooting related tasks such as troubleshooting printing related problems, disabling faulty hardware, installing device drivers, getting the Windows log files to analyze the problems, configuring and troubleshooting the router, installing applications, sharing files, restarting the system, configuring local or network applications and lot of other actions.
There are a large number of web based third party applications and utilities that provide you the access to the remote computers such as Logmein, GoToMyComputer, NetSupportManager, Radmin, VNC and Teamviewer etc.