troubleshooting Question

Suddenly unable to Remote Desktop into Server 2003

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Previously I could Remote Desktop into this computer.  Now I get an error saying that Remote Desktop might not be enabled or that the server might be too busy to accept connections.

Using netstat -a I see there is no listening on 3389.

In services, terminal services is started but when I try to stop and restart it, all of that is greyed out.

I haven't tried a restart of the computer yet since this is a critical server and I don't want to restart it during the week, I can do it on Saturday if nothing else works.

I'm assuming a computer reboot will fix this but I'm wondering how it got in this state in the first place and if there's any way to clear it without rebooting.

Any ideas?


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