Remote Desktop Typing Problem
Posted on 2006-07-20
I'm having an issue with Remote Desktop. The remote machine has always been xp pro sp2. The local machine i just reformatted the harddrive from windows media center to windows xp pro sp2. The remote machine can be reached by anyone on the company network with absolutely no problems with anything. However, when I try to RD into with this newly reformatted computer, a problem arises. When I'm connected, and I open up any application where I can type something - whether it be word, excel, IE or even notepad if i type, not all the letters will go through. In fact most of them do not get typed.
My first thought was connection speed, but its only the two computers on a single switch
My second thought was that maybe the remote computer was going really slow, but when i tried to remote into it with a third machine, everything worked just fine.
Finally, i tried remoting from the problem machine to the third machine and the problem remained
So the issue seems to be with the problem machine's remote desktop connection
If anyone can offer some advice, it would be greatly appreciated