RDP file association lost

Posted on 2009-04-21
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
two users in the last week running Windows XP report that they are unable to open RDP files due to "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action."

This is an easy fix of course by associating RDP files with the Remote Desktop application, but I've never seen this on a vanilla XP workstation and I'm just wondering what may have caused this behavior. Was there a Windows Update that broke this perhaps?
Question by:menreeq
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    how about user error? Are the users renaming the RDP files

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    the files are .rdp   I doublechecked
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    I don't like to say commonplaces, but Windows is well known for its auto-breaking capabilities... Get accustomed to this behaviours

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