Remote Desktop Connection problem: The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login

Trying to RDP onto a Win7Pro machine and getting this message:

The connect was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login.

Where do I go to change that setting?
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
You need to be  a member of remote Users Group
Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
If that doesn't work you may need to set GPO for Remote desktop Users

Remote Desktop Users group to his local computer's "allow remote desktop users" permissions.

For the default group policy allow Computer Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > User Rights > Allow Log on through Remote Desktop Services > allowed the Remote Desktop users Group and his account exclusively as well.

Make sure the policy was updated using gpupdate /f and check
Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
Do you have Remote Desktop Enabled to "Allow Connections from computers.."

Right Click Computer
Click Properties
On the Left Click Remote Settings
Click Allow connections

From here you can also allow users to connect remotely.

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Richard DanekeTrainerCommented:
If you are not on a domain - you need to be added into the local computer remote settings.
One way to get to this setting is to right-click on Computer, choose Properties, click on Remote Settings.  The lower half of the page sets remote user access.  
Additionally, remember to log in remotely, you probably already have your current user and the login username is COMPUTERNAME\username or username@COMPUTERNAME.

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wfcrrAuthor Commented:
I had not added that user to the list of users authorized to RDP.  Once I added them to the list, it solved the problem.
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