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Is there a open source RDP protocol server for Windows Home Edition, like xrdp for Linux? I figure that since Linux can server RDP protocol to Windows Terminal service clients, then there must be a open source RDP server that a person can install on Windows Home edition?

I am not looking for any of the VNC variants. My question is about RDP protocol only.

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Windows has inbuilt support for remote connections via RDP without additional software (enable remote connections). What are you trying to do? –  Richard Jan 20 '12 at 8:48
    
Windows "Home" doesn't come with that feature. Not in Windows 7 and it didn't with Windows XP either. –  djangofan Jan 20 '12 at 16:07
    
I suggest you make this question about Home edition then. Corporate editions (including Ultimate) certainly do support inbound remote connection (for support). –  Richard Jan 20 '12 at 16:51

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I'm relatively sure there are no open source RDP server implementations for Windows.

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Thanks. I just wanted someone else to verify my suspicion. –  djangofan Jan 23 '12 at 20:10

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