troubleshooting Question

.rdp connection no longer working - how diagnose?

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SAbboushiFlag for United States of America asked on
Remote AccessWindows 7Windows Server 2003Virtualization
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Comcast business gateway with static ip addresses
Windows Server with small LAN
W7 PC running VirtualBox with W7 client; VM Network setting: Bridged adapter using PC's Intel wired Gigabit NIC

I've been using .rdp file (Remote Desktop Connection) to connect remotely to the W7 client.  But I can no longer connect, getting message:
Remote Desktop can’t connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons:

1) Remote access to the server is not enabled
2) The remote computer is turned off
3) The remote computer is not available on the network

Make sure the remote computer is turned on and connected to the network, and that remote access is enabled.

How can I diagnose the problem?
Manuel Flores

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