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User unable to login via Remote Desktop to Windows XP Pro workstation on SBS 2003 domain

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I have a user who is getting an error telling him the the local security policy allow him to login when he tries to login to his workstation (Windows XP Pro Desktop) remotely.

When I connect to their VPN and then Remote Desktop to his workstation on the LAN and login with his username and password it works fine.

I must be missing something. I've added him to the Remote Desktop Users group and it was working ok for him until the other day when some Windows Updates came down but again, I can login as him no problem when I try it.

He has been connecting from Indonesia and his office is here in California.

What else could be causing him to get this error when it works fine when I login as him? Thanks.

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He says it's working now. I have to believe it was nothing other than user error. Thanks.

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