Open MSTSC using C# and pass along username and password. How can I do this??

Is it possible to extend this to enable the passing of a username and password?

I am on windows xp.


Process rdcProcess = new Process();

            string executable = Environment.ExpandEnvironmentVariables(@"%SystemRoot%\system32\mstsc.exe");
            if (executable != null)
            {
                rdcProcess.StartInfo.FileName = executable;
                rdcProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = "/v " + computerName;  // ip or name of computer to connect
                rdcProcess.Start();
            }

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unknown_routineCommented:
Use CMDkey to pass caches credentials:

 Process rdcProcess = new Process();
            rdcProcess.StartInfo.FileName = Environment.ExpandEnvironmentVariables(@"%SystemRoot%\system32\cmdkey.exe");
            rdcProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = "/generic:TERMSRV/111.444.555.66 /user:" + "MyUserName" + " /pass:" + "Mypass!";
            rdcProcess.Start();

            rdcProcess.StartInfo.FileName = Environment.ExpandEnvironmentVariables(@"%SystemRoot%\system32\mstsc.exe");
            rdcProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = "/v " + "111.444.555.66"; // ip or name of computer to connect
            rdcProcess.Start();

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You can copy CMDkey.exe  from windows vista or 7 or 2003 to XP machine and it should work fine.
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jazz__manAuthor Commented:
unknown_routine

I already had this code, I got it in 2 minutes off the internet but it is not working. It opens up remote desktop but does not fill in username or password.

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