WIndows 7 RDP tries to connect, but closes.

I have a windows 7 main computer that we use as a file share. I am trying to connect via RDP. When I type in the computer name, click connect, type in my username and password, choose yes to the certificate it goes away to the first screen again asking for the device I want to connect to.

Any ideas. I have read a few things about video cards, so I have updated the video driver. I have disabled the firewall on both computers, I have disabled the AV on both computers and still continue to have the issues.

Event logs on bother computers (the file share and the computer I am trying to connect with) so no errors.
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Scott ThomsonCommented:
Have you check to see if remote connections are allowed? or allowed by authenticated users only?
Is this machine part of a workgroup or full network?

Can you successfully access the fileshare?
And can other accounts RDP that you are aware of?

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jorge diazSECommented:
Were you able to connect before? if so i would do this: reboot the pc i want to connect to (this would clear any sessions or processes hanging in the backgroup), clear the rdp on the pc you are connecting from ( see , it works on windows7) and try again. Also, ensure both computers rpd are set to the same security setting.
Scott ThomsonCommented:
^ Actually yes i forgot about that. If you could connect before look how long that machine has been on. Any more than 8 days or so on either machine could cause screwups connecting to other machines/sites/devices So a restart on both machines is highly advisable
VusTechAuthor Commented:
Just to give an update. The workstation we are trying to connect to is a Windows 7 Home Premium. Which I understand doesnt allow for RDP unless you do the registry hack. So I have opted to use VNC for the time being.
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