RDP Problem "connection to the remote computer was broken"
Posted on 2007-08-04
I am using windows xp pro sp2 on my home pc, it is connected to the internet with a 2wire dsl gateway, I use watchguards mobile user VPN to create a tunnel to the servers and workstations at work, I have about 20 to 30 other remote users that are not reporting problems, I use RDP to connect to my servers as well as my local workstation. last weekend RDP quit working, I get the error message "the connection to the remote computer was broken, this may be caused by a network error, try connecting again" I now have to use PCAnywhere to connect to my workstation at work and then use RDP to get to my servers. they only change that was made on my home side was I added a driver for a mobile GPS receiver and haven't been able to make an RDP connection since, I did a system restore to remove the driver which didn't fix the issue, I also did a repair using the Windows XP CD and that hasn't worked either. I can ping all the servers and workstations and I can make telnet, ftp connections, and PCAnywhere connections thru the VPN without problem, Any Idea what could be wrong with RDP? I it's faster and easier to use then PCAnywhere. Thanks