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Unable to connect via RDP to Windows 2008 SP2

Posted on 2009-12-23
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Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Hopefully someone can shed some light on this.

I have a window 2008 server x64.  I was able to RDP with no issues.
After SP2 for windows 2008 server was installed no one was able to RDP anymore.(including administrators).  From server i was able to RDp out to any machine.

I tried everything possible : Firewalls, RDP permissions, and nothing worked.

I ended up removing SP2 and RDP worked again.

I noticed that RDP client on the server was 6.0.6002 after SP2
The client after uninstalling SP2 is version 6.0.6001

Is this only happening to me?
Is this by design?  
How can I get around this?
Question by:abraham808
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gtdriver94 earned 375 total points
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I read somewhere that perhaps after the service pack was installed, the terminal server service was set to manual start (consequently it was not started). Also installing the service pack may have changed some of the roles on the server.

Verify the service is running after installation of the service pack.

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Author Comment

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I don't know if the service was running or not.  Its def something to look for.
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Will update this post if it happens again

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