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changing standard remote desktop port in windows 7

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Anyone have luck changing default port for remote desktop in windows 7.  Went though normal Xp Vista changes in Win 7 but no luck
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did you change it using regedit?
Start>run type regedit click ok

Navigate the following key in the registry from left pane

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber

On the Edit menu, click Modify, click Decimal, type the new port number, and then click OK.
close Registry Editor.

NOTE: When you try to connect to this computer by using the Remote Desktop connection, you must type the new port.

You need to make sure your firewall is opened for this port
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Thanks forgot to open port on firewall.
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