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Because of a protocol error, this session will be disconnected.  RDP connection error

Posted on 2010-08-20
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I am trying to connecto to a Server 2003 R2 machine from my windows 7 and XP desktops.  I am getting an error after I enter my password (see attached photo).

I managed 7 other servers, configured the exact same way...no problems. i enter my password, and get this error Server 2003 settings Server 2003 settings
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1) Check that the RDp service is runing.

2) Check the event logs of the server and client

3) Check firewall

I hope this helps !
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work arounds - use Free VNC instead

TightVNC, UltraVNC are both free and very good
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johnnytanki earned 500 total points
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Had encountered this error before, most probably a reboot will resolve the issue
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