Solved

Win XP Sp2 seems to create RDP connection problem to Win 2k server

Posted on 2004-09-24
5
157 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
Upgraded my workstation last week, and RDP'd to one of my Win 2k (sp4) servers.
Could not launch Windows Explorer either locally or remotley, and the connection would lock up.

Uninstallation of XP sp2 got me back to normal.

BUT, eventually I'll need to upgrade, so the question remains:
what in the sp2 affected my rdp?
how can I ensure that the version of rdp on my win2k servers will be able to handle future connections after I upgrade?

Thanks

Steve
0
Comment
Question by:thirdwavellc
5 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
rhandels earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
Hi,

You just asked the million dollar question... This is SP2 for XP, a lot of strange things happen after installing it. The thing is that a lot of people might be using it, so i would check to see if Microsoft pronounced something on the subject, else just wait until they do...
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:valicon
valicon earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
XP SP2 seems to automatically enable the firewall.  Have you tried disabling it and then attempt to connect to your server via RDP?  To disable the firewall in SP2, right click on your Network Connection and choose properties, then select the third tab, I think Advanced and disable it.  Hope this helps :)
0

Featured Post

Do You Know the 4 Main Threat Actor Types?

Do you know the main threat actor types? Most attackers fall into one of four categories, each with their own favored tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Join & Write a Comment

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Create your first Windows Virtual Machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5) Host Server, the Windows OS we will install is Windows Server 2016.
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.
When you create an app prototype with Adobe XD, you can insert system screens -- sharing or Control Center, for example -- with just a few clicks. This video shows you how. You can take the full course on Experts Exchange at http://bit.ly/XDcourse.

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now