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1answer
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Troubleshoot mstsc /span from Windows XP to Windows Server 2008

At work, I often use the "mstsc" command to use the Microsoft Terminal Services Client and remote to another machine. In my case, I'm using Windows XP (call this box 1) to connect to a Windows Server ...
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1answer
186 views

RDP Windows 7 to Windows XP

---------- WarningMsg 10/16/2012 2:34:05 PM RDP disconnected! Remote Desktop can’t connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons: 1) Remote access to the server is not enabled 2) The ...
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1answer
152 views

Terminal services: can't connect to remote computer

I am sometimes getting the following error when attempting to RDP to another machine on a LAN: What is the likely cause of this? It only happens sometimes.
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3answers
8k views

Troubleshoot large number of TCP retransmits / dup ack / segment lost

I have a problem with RDC slowing to a crawl or disconnecting entirely. Client is XP SP3 w/ RDC 6, server is Win 2k8 R2. Both have been scanned thoroughly and found to be virus free. I downloaded ...
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2answers
228 views

how do I troubleshoot rdp

I have one Windows XP SP3 pc on the domain that I cannot rdp into. The xp pc is enabled for rdp sessions. Port 3389 is open in the firewall. There are no errors in the event logs. I have tried to rdp ...
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1answer
133 views

Enabling RDP in all workgroup computers

I need to activate RDP on all our Windows XP Computers who are currently in workgroup mode.. anyone knows a script or a software that can scan / activate the RDP Service on the machines? I've already ...
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1answer
1k views

XP Remote Desktop not passing save credentials to server

I have XP clients whereby I am setting up some remote desktop connections and saving the credentials and shortcut on the desktop. When the user double-clicks the shortcut, the connection is made to ...
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3answers
2k views

Changing ComputerName did not change HostName on Domain in XP

I have a group of computers on a domain that I want to be able to remote control via RDP. All computers are WinXP. I changed the "ComputerName"s through the SYSTEM CONTROL PANEL of the computers; to ...
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1answer
546 views

Windows desktop computer w/ no login screen after GoToMyPC user is done with it

I have a number of Windows XP SP3 machines on the domain that run GoToMyPC for remote access for contractors. Every once in a while, the contractors will call me up and tell me that they can't log ...
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2answers
397 views

Does Microsoft have a non-hack method for turning off the 'X' to disconnect terminal RDP?

Hoping this goes here... We have issues when users disconnect from terminal services instead of logging off. Does Microsoft have a non-hack method for disabling the Close caption on the taskbar as ...
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1answer
147 views

number of RDP sessions on windows server

Hey, Sorry if this is a dupe. I looked but google was spammed with registry-hack answers. I need to have multiple users able to RDP into a computer on out LAN. Windows XP/7 seem to only allow one ...
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2answers
666 views

MS licensing of multiple RDP sessions for non-MS products in Windows XP Pro [closed]

Question 1) and 2) were moved into separate thread Which Windows remote connections bypass LSA? and what r definitions of login vs. logon session? 3) Do I understand correctly that multiple remote ...
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2answers
223 views

Taking over locked user sessions in XP

What's the best way to allow an administrator access to a locked user XP session, preferably with a logged event? The goal is to allow admins to cleanly shutdown/save existing work when work needs to ...
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2answers
843 views

Display errors using VMWare Player and Remote Desktop on Windows XP

I've come up against a weird display issue that I can't seem to find any "fix" for. When I first boot up my computer, everything behaves normally. If I start to use VMWare Player and/or Remote ...
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2answers
1k views

RDP Connection to XP from Windows 7 crashes part of XP

I have some XP machines that my users RDP into. If I RDP into the machine from something other than a Windows 7 box, and then RDP into the machine with a Windows 7 box, the XP machines crash (not BSOD ...
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1answer
2k views

Bypass RDP Client Warning

How do I bypass the security warning in the RDP Client everytime you launch it from a RDP shortcut? The message title reads: "The publisher of this remote connection cannot be identified. Do you ...
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1answer
2k views

Using RDP to connect to Windows XP on a Xen hypervisor

I have a big old rack server that I want to load multiple desktop style OSs and then remote into them to test my application. I decided to try Xen and am using CentOS 5.4 as my dom0. Dom0 works ...
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4answers
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Outbound RDP session from XP SP3 fails, but port 3389 is reachable

I can telnet 192.168.10.10 3389 and get a connection. But RDP client to 192.168.10.10 immedietly bails (less than 1 sec) "connect" button greys briefly, RDP app remains on screen. Have tried these ...
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2answers
422 views

RDP session re-locks right after login

For some reason, after users do the initial authentication, the system logs in (or unlocks) and locks the screen again within a few seconds (without dropping the RDP session). I've seen this on XP SP3 ...
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6answers
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Remote desktop connection drops before login can appear

Someone asked this question a few months ago and I have the exact same problem. I have tried all of the suggested solutions in the other posting (in particular reinstalling the video card on the ...
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3answers
6k views

Remote Desktop Client toolbar default to pinned

One of our remote desktop client users likes to have the title bar always displayed. She used to be able to click the "tack" and pin the title bar down. However, the system is no longer remembering ...
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2answers
576 views

Automatic sign on - Windows XP SP2 and Windows 2003 Terminal Server

Is it possible to automatically pass logon credentials from XP SP2 to MSTSC.exe (and terminal server 2003). It seems Vista/XPSP3 & 2008 support doing this out of the box, but XP & 2003 ...
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7answers
12k views

MSTSC crash on connect

We are supporting a client with primarily Windows XP machines. The users need to use Remote Desktop to connect to a terminal server. Unfortunately, after upgrading to SP3 on some machines MSTSC.exe ...
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2answers
835 views

Remote desktop connection drops before login can appear

I have a client with Remote Desktop enabled that I can't connect to in our local network. When I enter in the machine ip/port in the connect box and hit Connect, it briefly gives the normal ...