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RWW issue. connectivity to the remote computer could not be established

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Hi, I have a sbs03 that my boss has asked me to setup RWW. This has not been setup before on this server. I am trying to test it internally first before enabling any ports on my router.
On a test pc, i type in 2003server/remote - login. go to connect to client desktop, select the client pc - connect.
I then get - connectivity to the remote computer could not be established
I have disabled the windows firewall and AV. I can also not connect to any other pc's
Is there some thing i'm missing or need to install on the workstation ?
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Britt Thompson earned 1000 total points
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The clients have to be members of a specific group and the machines need to be connected using the SBS connectcomputer. Also, it could be as simple as running the internet configuration wizard. These articles give a rundown...the second one is a start to finish configuration and the first one is troubleshooting for your issue in case the correct configuration doesn't work.

Hope these help.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/886209
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc707955(WS.10).aspx
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/SBS_Small_Business_Server/Q_23752985.html
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thank you for the help, i ended up using the lower link you provided and ran the Remote RDP Enabler .
seems it may have been the workstation needing a kick, worked a treat,
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