Solved

Win 7 Remote Desktop appears to not send login credentials

Posted on 2012-03-11
5
380 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-23
I built a new Win7 machine to replace my Dell 8250 running XP, which is currently in need of a new NIC.
I use to be able to use My XP-Dell machine to VPN into my workplace....once connected I would use Remote Desktop to log on to my work-PC in my office...no problem

After I built my new Win7 machine and installed the vpn client software (along with other bare-bones apps like Office and virus protection) I can successfully make a VPN into the company network. When I start Remote Desktop I see the log on screen of my workplace PC. asking for a password (same screen if I was actually at work) When I type the password it returns a message saying I'm using the wrong login credentials...but I'm not....and it's the correct machine as I can see my name on the screen.
Any ideas???
0
Comment
Question by:TGarey123
  • 4
5 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:surendarp
ID: 37708306
Check the NUM LOCK..FUNCTION or SCROLL LOCK.
If these last two button is in ON state. the key is working in wrongly..
TRY IT...
0
 

Author Comment

by:TGarey123
ID: 37709284
No this isn't it, I should have mentioned that I even cut/pasted the correct password typed into notepad. When I go into work this afternoon I will try the Remote Desktop login from another machine in the Lab. That should give me some clues either way and I'll report back the results.
0
 

Author Comment

by:TGarey123
ID: 37712156
There is no problem to remote desktop into my PC from another PC  here at work. So why does it work here but not from home? The only differences are:

 1. when I am at home I need to first make a vpn connection into the company network,  but the connection is good. I can ping my work-pc fine. Starting Remote Desktop brings me to my login screen!!! I can see it....Why the #$%& doesn't it accept my password???

2. At home I am now using Win7....maybe I now need to make an XP machine to test Remote Desktop from it (this is what I use to use without problems).

The VPN client is cisco's if it makes any difference.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
TGarey123 earned 0 total points
ID: 37724225
Problem was my username name had a \user1 added to end of my host pc name.
Got to love MS....
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:TGarey123
ID: 37741202
Was the only solution to work. No fault of EE members, I probably should have waited longer before submitting the question
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Dell Wyse 5030 zero client and dell monitors 5 41
Dell Storage ./. VMware 3 70
Outlook 2010 and delayed messages in out box 7 18
Dell PowerEdge R720xd - PS2 PG Fail 17 41
OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
You may have a outside contractor who comes in once a week or seasonal to do some work in your office but you only want to give him access to the programs and files he needs and keep privet all other documents and programs, can you do this on a loca…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you the basics of configuring your computer to improve its speed. It will also teach you how to disable programs that are running in the background simultaneously. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to change your appearance and customize your Windows 7 interface to your unique preference. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.

839 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question