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WIndows, Remote Desktop Connection

Posted on 2012-08-10
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Last Modified: 2012-08-10
I can ping my client successfully, but I can not perform a Remote Desktop connection

I am using WIndows 2008, and from that machine I am trying to Remote Desktop to a Windows 7 machine

What is the correct path th change any settings that would allow a Remote Desktop Connection
Question by:Los Angeles1
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smckeown777 earned 1000 total points
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Right click My Computer(or Computer)
Click Remote Settings on left hand side
Click Allow Remote connections to this machine option
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Neil Russell earned 1000 total points
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Windows 7 but what version? Home? Premium? Enterprise?

A common mistake is that people dont realise that you CAN NOT RDP to ANY Home version of windows 7
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For win 7 it should be in the advanced option from the computer properties. And allow connections from any if you need to.

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