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Is there a way to enable connections via RDC on multiple computers running WinXP Pro SP3?

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Are these computers in a domain where you can apply a group policy to them?

To enable remote connections with a group policy you'll need to enable this policy.

Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components/Terminal Services/Terminal Server/Connections\Allow users to connect remotely using Terminal Services

If your systems have the windows firewall enabled you will need to setup an exception for port 3389 in the windows Firewall.

Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Network/Network Connections/Windows Firewall/Domain Profile\Windows Firewall: Define inbound port exceptions.

You'll need a value of 3389:TCP:*:enabled:RDP

To login a user will need to be in the group Remote Desktop Users or the local Administrators group.

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It worked perfectly. Thanks for your help! –  Teejmya Sep 7 '09 at 19:18

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