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Using Delphi 6, how to programmatically read/add/remove a name to the allowed list of users in Remote Desktop in Windows XP?

Posted on 2012-03-19
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Or better still, how to interface to the Remote Desktop?

I want to be able to set the checkbox "Allow users to connect to this computer".

If it is allowed to access, how to programmatically read/add/remove a name to the allowed list of users in Remote Desktop in Windows XP?

Using Delphi 6 only.
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by:mlmcc
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There are Windows tools that can do that.

Why do you want to do it from a Delphi program?

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by:Sinisa Vuk
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With Tregistry class you can add/remove MRU values under key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Default

and

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Servers
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Programmatically set following registry key from your Delphi Programm:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\fDenyTSConnections

0 = Connection allowed,
1 = Connection not allowed

An introduction to working with Windows Registry
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