How to Forward Local Drives to Remote Machines from RDP in Window 10

Suppose that you have an important file in your Computer Drive or a Pendrive and that you needed to use on a machine that is situated in your friend computer and your friend lived in another town. You can do that by plugging it into your local machine and then forwarding the drive through your remote session to that machine.

This is one of the best tricks for accessing your all local computer drives from a remote computer. These tricks work in all versions of Windows like Window 7, Window 8 and Window 10.

How to Forward Drive on Remote Computer

How to Forward Drive on Remote Computer

Here we use Window 10 for forwarding all Window 10 drives to Window 7 PC from remote session.

How to Forward Local Drives to Remote Machines in Window 10

First make sure you setup all RDP settings in the target computer.  If you don’t know more about RDP settings check out our previous article Control your Friend PC without installing Any Software in Window 10 from RDP.

1. Search RDP in Window Search Box and click on Remote Desktop Connection.

Search RDP in Window Box

Search RDP in Window Box

2. In the Remote Desktop Connection, select Local Resources tab. Now click on More button.

Remote Desktop Connection local resources tab

Remote Desktop Connection local resources tab

3. Now select your drives you wanna forward to remote computers and click on Ok.

Forward Local Drives to Remote Computer in Window 10

Forward Local Drives to Remote Computer in Window 10

4. Now enter target computer IP address and username in the box. Click on OK and forward to next steps.

5. In the Next Window, Click on Connect.

Remote Desktop Connection in Window 10

Remote Desktop Connection in Window 10

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6. Just select Yes and you can successfully connect to remote computers with local drives.

Remote Desktop Connection in Window 10

Remote Desktop Connection in Window 10

7. You see your Window 10 Local Drives in the remote computer.

Window 10 Local Drives in Remote Computer

Window 10 Local Drives in Remote Computer

8. You can also Copy Data from your Local Computer Drive to Remote Computer Drive.

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Window 10 Local Drives in Remote Computer

Window 10 Local Drives in Remote Computer

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