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RDP not saving do not prompt again

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I have a workstation that has a local administrator, which when I rdp into another server, it does not prompt to connect anyway.  I added a domain user, to the local adiminstrators group on the pc.  When I log on as the domain user and build the rdp connection, then save it.  I put the check mark in not to prompt again, then I close out, go back in using my saved rdp icon and it asks again.  Every time!  I have found in the registry where it should be updating and the domain user (with local admin rights (built-in Administrators)) won't save the setting like the 'local' administrator.  This is for Windows 7 Pro, 64-bit op system.  What am I missing?  Thanks, Mike
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Check in the expanded RDP settings to see if you are saving credentials there.

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Also look in Control Panel, Credential Manager. Are the credentials in there? I think they should be.

You can try running System File Checker to see if that corrects Windows issues. Run SFC /SCANNOW and allow to complete. Restart and test.

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I agree with above...click show option in the lower left and check the box as Thinkpads_User indicated.

When connecting to a server...also consider whether you want to use the /admin switch to take over the console session as well, instead of creating a separate login session on that server.
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That's a good solution, although I am wondering what was causing the original key to fail.  I use RDP a lot, and have never run into that situation.
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Maybe the key is write-protected :D

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I checked the permissions for the key and the user had Full Access.  There was no reason for it to fail, but it was.  I know I shouldn't have had to do it, but I had spent about 4 hours trying everything else.  Thanks, Mike
chanderpal singh rathoreMicrosoft Exchange Engineer
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Hi,

You can use mREMOTEng software it will help you to solve your problem, this will remember our all credentials.

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Ended up trying this, and it worked.  Nothing else had worked up until this point.  Including the suggested solutions.

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