Remote Desktop disconects user after 30 seconds...
Posted on 2004-10-08
I have a user attempting to connect to his office PC via Remote Desktop through a VPN over a DSL. He is using the latest version of Remote Desktop that he installed yesterday from the MS site. At his remote location he is on a desktop PC running Win ME (Arrgh!). His office PC is XP Pro and the network is Win2000.
I have walked him through the connection 20x in the past 24 hours. His logon works fine, username and password accepted. His desktop (office) comes up fine and he can manipulate objects. Then, after about 30 seconds, he is disconnected to an error message informing him of the interruption and its "...possibly due to a network error. Please attempt to reconnect."
I have remoted in to his office from 2 other locations to flawless performance. This leads me to believe that it is the PC (Win ME) that he is remoting in on that has is problem. Is there any inherent problems with ME and Remote Desktop to a 2k network or to a XP box?
He is remoting in to his IP:Port- **.***.**.**:3394
The client is in Florida and his office is here in Chicago making it problematic to run out there and check the ME box.
I hate Win ME and always have trouble using it across OS versions. Anyone help?