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REBOOT REQUIRED - SAVE ALL WORK BEFORE INSTALLING Install this patch into your CNS Windows/Trader's VPS to help us protect it against RDP attack and unauthorized access. Your CNS VPS Remote Desktop (RDP) connection port will be changed as a resul...
CNS Remote Admin is a tool for use by Commercial Network Services subscribers to manage Windows virtual servers and desktops. Some of the features in CNS Remote Admin are: view logged on users, running processes, events, download/upload files, and cont...
There are 3 ways to change the Administrator password for your CNS VPS. Please be sure that you read the whole set of instructions for your chosen method and that you understand them clearly to avoid issues before trying the steps. ** AREA \"A\" OF ...
MICROSOFT REMOTE DESKTOP CLIENTS are available for nearly every device through their respective app store these days, best of all they are free. Google Play for Android, iTunes for iOS, and the Mac App Store for Macs, it is already included in every ve...
2FA is included free in all CNS subscriptions. It is also available as a subscription service [1] starting at US$2/month or US$6/year. Use the coupon code 2FA1MONTH for a free one month trial (signup for the monthly subscription). Summary [2] Get...
CNS AUTOBOOT V3.0.43 FOR ALL WINDOWS SERVER 2003/2008/2012 VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVERS This software is ONLY Authorized for use with CNS Virtual Private Servers and valid CNS Autoboot software subscriptions. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO DOWNLOAD THE FILE Pl...
This is often caused by the Andorid application not being ins sync. This might be because the time on your Google Authenticator app is not synced correctly. To make sure that you have the correct time: 1. Go to the main menu on the Google Authe...
Autoboot will crash if the Windows performance counters are broken. To resolve, repair the Windows performance counters by entering the following into a command prompt: lodctr /R lodctr "C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.20506\corperfmons...
Current RAM usage is calculated by adding Physical RAM usage + Page File usage. The Page File is a large file on disk that the operating system will begin to utilize as Virtual RAM when Physical RAM runs low. Due to the mechanical nature of disk I/O, t...
Q: Do you offer incentives for referring new subscribers? A: We gladly reward current subscribers with a free month of service, up to US$30, when a new subscriber enters the referring subscriber's name in our signup questionnaire. Our Affiliate Prog...
Q: My Internet connection is slow and unreliable. What happens if my Internet disconnects while I'm on my virtual desktop? A: It's exactly the same as if you walked away from the keyboard. The virtual desktop will keep running your programs, includin...
Q: What is the difference between the dedicated edition and the virtual editions? A: The virtual edition will throttle back heavy CPU usage and also shares a network port with other VE's. The dedicated edition has dual dedicated CPU cores, dedicated R...
FOR ALL WINDOWS BASED CNS VPS SUBSCRIPTIONS, INCLUDING TRADER€(tm)S VPS AND WINDOWS DESKTOP. This installer will update the drivers in your Virtual Machine(VM), install new software to bring your VPS image current and further optimize the OS settings...
Q: My Internet connection is slow. How is the virtual desktop fast? A: It seems fast because the Internet connection between the virtual desktop and the Internet is extremely fast. Your computer is merely a terminal (i.e. a screen, keyboard and sound...
Q: Can I share files between my computer and my virtual desktop? A: Yes! The Windows Remote Desktop Client can easily be configured to map your local drives, printers, COM ports, etc.. Instructions to setup these devices are included in our logon ins...
This information is detailed in our streaming video tutorials. Q: How do I keep my programs running while I'm off-line? A: Keep your programs running by not logging of the virtual desktop. Disconnect your session instead of logging off. To dis...
CNS VM Backup with Duplicati can be used to store files outside of your VPS for safe keeping. Included free with all Windows and Linux VM subscriptions, CNS VM Backup enables the subscriber to backup and restore individual files rather than reverting a...
Q: Is my virtual desktop safe from hackers? A: Each virtual desktop is it's own system, running on Windows 2003 Enterprise server. It is as safe as you keep your password. Your virtual desktop is behind two firewalls and we are constantly employing p...
Q: How do I activate two-factor authentication? A: If you already have a VPS subscription, you only need to install the software. If you do not yet have a VPS subscription, please check the 2FA box during signup. Please reveiw the 2FA guide [1]. ...
Q: Is my virtual desktop safe from viruses? A: It's only as safe as you are. It is just like any other Windows computer. Obviously, if you download and install a virus then you will infect your VE (virtual environment). We provide a free virus scann...
Q: Can I install my own software or do I need to buy yours? A: You can absolutely install your software. Our software is available by subscription and always up to date, so it generally will work out to be a better deal (because purchased software usu...
Yes! Our virtual desktops have a US IP address and full unrestricted access to the Interent. Because you're actually using the browser on the desktop, your client IP address is not seen by anyone. Simply open the web browser on the virtual desktop and ...
Q: How do I log in to my Windows VE with my Windows Mobile phone? A: Use the terminal services client program, already installed in your phone. start->Programs Click on the icon "Terminal Service". It appears as a window inside a window. Ent...
When a user logs on to a Windows Terminal Server with the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client, the client sends information about the client’s printers to the Terminal Server. The Terminal Server uses this information to auto-create printers in the user’s...
Virtual environments are designed to allow you to add resources as your needs grow. Being unable to connect frequently is a strong indication of low resources. In this case, it is recommended to add RAM first and then CPU to your service plan. Depend...
CNS AUTOBOOT USER GUIDE - PDF Last updated: 11/26/2011 _An HTML version with no screenshots can be found here [1]._ Links: ------ [1] http://helpdesk.commercialnetworkservices.net/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/115/0/autoboot-3-manual---html...
The difference between a virtual desktop and a virtual server is the configuration, the software available and likelihood of reboots. Virtual desktops were initially created to reduce problems with new Windows VPS configurations, to be used as a deskto...
A Remote Desktop shortcut is the easiest and most convenient way to login. Your control panel will help you to configure your Remote Desktop settings file to have the connection resolution and shared devices exactly as you want. We recommend that you s...
CNS AUTOBOOT USER GUIDE - HTML _A PDF version including screenshots can be found here [1]._ INTRODUCTION CNS Autoboot will start designated applications without any user action after a Windows reboot. To accomplish this, CNS Autoboot configures...
REPORTING LOST/STOLEN: If you lose your mobile device then you should immediately report it to CNS so we can deactivate the user account. This will prevent _anyone_ from logging into the account as the user who the device belongs to. Deactivating a ...
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