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Hello experts,

When trying to login to a windows 8 PC either locally or by RDP, an error message stating

"The number of connections to this computer is limited and all connections are in use at the moment"

I have tried restarting the machine and also restarting the SBS 2011 server but still getting the same error

Anyone got any ideas please
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Hi.

Please tell us if this could have to do with liberately messing the the termsrv.dll in order to make win8 accessible by more than one.
If not: no idea, please give more details: did it work at first, did you change anything, do you run any software that should allow multiple persons to login concurrently?

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Hi, I have not changed anything.  It worked the first time I connected over RDP and after about 10 mins the session closed unexpectedly, ever since I have been unable to log back into the machine either over RDP or locally
did u try to use safe mode ?
while booting  keep pressing F8 then choose  safe mode , or last known configuration
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This is what worked for me

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