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I have installed Remote Desktop Web Connection on a Web Server running Windows 2003 Standard Edition.  From a client machine I can connect to my WinXP machines from the Web Brower using http://server/tsweb.
Is there a method to use this configuration to connect to machines running Windows 2000 professional.  
All of the W2k Pro machines have IE 6.0 or better and they are all in a domain using DNS.
I am getting following error when connectiing to W2K machines
The Client could not connect to the Remote Computer

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Question by:Van Johnson
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by:kkattfish
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when you try to connect to the 2000 pc's, are you using the computer name or ip?  possibly try both ways if you haven't already.
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by:Pber
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Windows 2000 pro doesn't support RDP or Terminal server connections.
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by:Pber
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Ignore that last post.  With TSweb you are supposed to.  
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by:Pber
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Have you installe the client on the 2000 boxes:
http://www.windowsitpro.com/Article/ArticleID/15364/15364.html
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by:Van Johnson
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Pber
Am I understanding this correct that I need to load Terminal Services Client on each of the W2k Pro boxes I want to connect to remotely?  And that is found on the W2k Pro CD?

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By default win2k pro doesn't allow RDP terminal server sessions, this was implemented on 2000 server and XP/2003.  However my SMS guy says it can be done on 2000pro by installing the TSweb client as per the article above.  I have never personally done this and have never see it used, but give it a try.
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by:Van Johnson
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I was able to download tswebsetup.exe from the Microsoft website.  I loaded it on the W2K Pro machine.  Tried to connect from a Win XP client using the server URL http://server/tsweb.
I am still getting following error:
The Client Could Not Connect to the Remote Compter

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by:Pber
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You might be out of luck.  Windows 2000 pro was never designed that way, so installing the TSweb client was a shot in the dark.  You'll probably have to go to a 3rd party remote control or upgrade the 2000 clients to XP.
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