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Remote Desktop secured by default?

I use remote desktop between two Windows XP Pro SP2 computers... I read somewhere that the connection is encrypted by 56bits by default... is this true?

If not, how do I enable strong encryption so the session is encrypted as well as the login process?

I laready disabled "remember last username" feature to improve security...

Thank you!
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According to Microsoft support web site Remote Desktop uses 128 bit encryption by default on XP and 2003. However, I would go ahead and use high encryption setting and other advices listed here:

For info about Remote Desktop security from MS:

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