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I'm using Remote Desktop Connection 2.11 on Mac OS X 10.6.8, trying to connect to a Windows 2000 Server. I type in the IP (local) and it warns me that it can't verify the identity of the computer, I hit "Connect", it opens a black window (as if it were about to work) then immediately crashes:

Microsoft Error Reporting log version: 2.0

Error Signature:
Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS
Date/Time: 2012-02-28 09:22:46 -0800
Application Name: Remote Desktop Connection
Application Bundle ID: com.microsoft.rdc
Application Signature: MSRD
Application Version: 2.1.1.110309
Crashed Module Name: TSClient
Crashed Module Version: 1.0
Crashed Module Offset: 0x000b927f
Blame Module Name: TSClient
Blame Module Version: 1.0
Blame Module Offset: 0x000b927f
Application LCID: 1033
Extra app info: Reg=en Loc=0x0409 
Crashed thread: 6

Anyone have any ideas on what I can do to get it to work? It works perfectly fine connecting to Win Server 2008 R2.

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Can you connect to the Win2K box from another PC? –  Bart De Vos Feb 28 '12 at 17:39
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Not sure, don't have access to another PC. I downloaded an open-source program on the Mac called CoRD which let me connect to the Win2k box, but I'd rather not use that program if I don't have to. –  David Feb 28 '12 at 17:41

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Honestly, I'm not surprised. Support for Windows 2000 Server ended on July 13, 2010. So it's probably a client-software fault because it can't handle the exception thrown by Win2K.

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