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Window 7 RDP

Have a home network using wireless router.
I would like to rdp one of my window 7 laptop. the ip is 192.168.1.4
and I also enable the RDP by using computer>>Property>>Remote tab
to enable the RDP.

When I put 192.168.1.4 for rdp, it alerts me computer not found....

Software FirewallsTCP/IPWindows 7

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codingbeaver

8/22/2022 - Mon
nipponsoul

Where are you trying to connect to your home laptop from ?

If you are connecting from outside the router LAN then let me know - that IP will not work.

IF you are within your home LAN and you are trying to RDP from a Windows XP machine you need to change the Remote tab settigns on your Windows 7 machine to:

"Allow connection from computers running any version of Remote Desktop (less secure)".
rabarlow

Hi Webboy2008,

I know this is probably not what you were asking, but I would use LogMeIn instead of RDP.  The free version does everything that RDP does (and more) and manages to sort out with ease any IP/Firewall etc issues.  Thieir website is LogMeIn.com

rabarlow
nipponsoul

If it is used within the Home LAN then no extra tool is needed. If it is outside - you could always just use TeamViewer which is secure and needs no configurations. I use it to to connect to my home computer from work and I also use it with clients are remote support.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
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Wouter Boevink

Which version of Windows 7 are you using on your laptop? The Home version of windows 7 doesn't support RDP.
hero98

try using Win7 Ultimate
rabarlow

No need to change operating system.  LogMeIn will work with any varient.
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Wouter Boevink

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Remote-Desktop-Connection-frequently-asked-questions

Which editions of Windows 7 include Remote Desktop Connection?

All editions of Windows 7 include Remote Desktop Connection.
• You can use Remote Desktop to initiate a connection from any edition of Windows 7.
• You can connect to computers running Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, or Windows 7 Enterprise.
You can't use Remote Desktop Connection to connect to computers running Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, or Windows 7 Home Premium.
johnb6767

On the machine you are trying to RDP into.... Paste the following commands into a CMD prompt.... Post the output...

Will confirm it is enabled....

Also, can you ping that machine from the other one?

Winkey+R>cmd

ping 192.168.1.4

Does it time out, or show "reply received".....?
reg query "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server" /v fDenyTSConnections >rdp.txt
notepad rdp.txt
echo.

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codingbeaver

It has nothing to do with ASP.NET, why assign it to Programming with ASP.NET zone?
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