Downloading XP/VS Terminal Server for Windows

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Step 1 - Installation

After successful installation of XP/VS Server you have to reboot your PC. The installation package includes a 14-days trial license to evaluate if our software suits your requirements.

You might also want to activate a purchased license (step-by-step guide in our FAQ:

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Step 2 - Enable remote access

Go to "Computer" -> right click "Properties" - Remote settings:

  1. Enable remote access
  2. Add those users to remote user group who are allowed to login remotely !

A step-by-step guide can be found here.

(Except on Windows Home Edtions)

Step 3 - IP-address

To connect to Thinstuff XP/VSTerminal Server you will need the servers IP-address or hostname. If you connect within the LAN/ WLAN you will need the "internal IP-address". If you connect form outside you will need the "external IP-address"

A step-by-step guide can be found here.



You can use any client application that supports the RDP protocol to connect to XP/VS Terminal Server.

On Windows there is already a pre-installed RDP Client, called Remote Destkop connection (mstsc.exe).

--> Start - All Programs - Accessories - "Remote Desktop Connection" Enter IP-address (="Computer") and connect.

Linux and macOS

We recommend to use Thincast Remote Desktop Client, a multi-platform Remote Desktop Client from our sister company. It is available for Linux, macOS and Windows. Even 64-bit ARM based devices like Raspberry PI are supported.

User manual

In case you need help during the installation or configuration of XP/VS Terminal Server, you will find detailed instructions in our support section.

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