How to turn off network level authentication NLA in Windows 81

How to turn off network level authentication (NLA) in Windows 8.1

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The Remote Desktop Protocol in Windows provides a graphical interface to the user, when he connects his or her computer to another computer over a network connection, using the Remote Desktop Connection client software. At the same time, the other computer must be running the RemoteDesktop Services server software.

In this post, we will see you can enable or disable Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 8.1 Pro. .

Enable, Disable Remote Desktop Connection

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Open System Properties box via the Control Panel. Or else, open a command prompt window, type SystemPropertiesRemote.exe and hit Enter to open the Remote tab of the System Properties box.

Under Remote Desktop, you will see three options:

  • Don’t allow remote connections to this computer
  • Allow remote connections to this computer (SELECT THIS OPTION).

Additionally, you will also see the following option:

  • Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication. Ensure this is disabled to bypass NLA.