Error when closing Remote Desktop Connection

Posted on 2009-04-23
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Whenever I close a remote desktop session I get the following error
"an error occurred while saving to file c:\windows\system32\default.rdp"

The system is running vista business 32bit.
The data hard drive that was in the computer was pulled out. The user folders were redirected to the data drive. Even after the drive was put back into the computer the issue still occurs.
I am thinking this could be a registry issue.
Question by:Citacomp

Accepted Solution

Ken Fayal earned 600 total points
ID: 24217171
Default.rdp should not be in c:\windows\system32.  That is why it's failing because Vista doesn't allow writes to the system32 folder unless you are running it as an administrator.  The file is typically stored in the user's documents folder.  If it is there, it won't give you an error when it goes to write data to it after the connection is closed.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31573872
I needed to copy the Default.rdp from another user back into the documents folder. Vista did not automatically do that when the data drive, which had the user documents folders, was disconnected or reconnected

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