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Remote Desktop Connection in XP Home SP2

Q: Remote Desktop Connection in XP Home SP2

Hey Everyone,

I am having the hardest time using remote desktop over my network. Everytime i try to remote to my pc downstairs (the name of this computer is downstairs) I get an error message "Client could not connect to remote computer". I have xp home on both pc's, with remote desktop connection enabled on the windows xp firewalls, and all the remote services enabled....

What am I missing?????

Thanks for any help you can give,

-_Aric_-

PS. I cant remote to my upstairs pc from my downstairs pc either.....

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A: Remote Desktop Connection in XP Home SP2

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This is from MS's Windows Vista Help:

You cannot use Remote Desktop Connection to connect to remote (host) computers running the following editions of Windows Vista:

? Windows Vista Starter

? Windows Vista Home Basic

? Windows Vista Home Basic N

? Windows Vista Home Premium

I guess I should have done my research before I purchased Home Premium...

When I had XP on my office PC (in my upstairs office), I would often use remote desktop from my laptop while watching TV and such. Can't do that anymore!

Is there any work around for this other than PCAnywhere or a similar product?

Thanks!

A:Home Premium and Remote Desktop Connection

Well, you could use any variety of VNC to achieve a work around. They aren't nearly as seamless as the windows remote desktop, but they do work in a pinch.

RealVNC - http://www.realvnc.com/
UltraVNC - http://www.uvnc.com/
TightVNC - http://www.tightvnc.com/

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At some stage, Remote Desktop Connection (within my home network) from my Toshiba laptop running Win 7 Pro 32 bit to my Custom desktop running Win 7 Pro 64 bit stopped working using the desktop's computer name. At the time I was too busy to track down the reason. After some checking I have found that if I disconnect my router from the phone line, it works!
Here is the detail:
When I RDC using the computer name I get an error "Remote Desktop can't connect to the remote computer..." [When I check the current IP address of the desktop and use it in RDC, I get a login prompt; as soon as I login I get an error message about the validity of the desktop's security certificate. I can bypass this and connect ok. However, I don't want to have to keep checking for the current IP address of the desktop....]
By elimination, I found that if I disconnected my router from the Internet by unplugging the phone line, I could easily connect (but with the same security certificate error).
I then suspected some software must be the culprit. I turned off my Windows firewall, Avast antivirus and Spybot and tried again, but this did not solve it.

I am not sure what to do next. I have discounted the security certificate error. It says that it is not from a trusted certifying authority.
Any help appreciated.

John

A:Remote Desktop within home network restriced by Internet connection

Hi there
You need to enable PORT forwarding on your router -- Can't remember but I think the port is something like 3389 - also allow it through any firewalls.

One of the problems with RDP is that if you want to access SEVERAL machines remotely on the same network then you need to fiddle the port numbers and route the correct port to the relevant machine - you can't route the SAME port to different machines - however accessing a specific SINGLE machine is easy enough).

Also to other users reading this post-- the emote computer can only be accessed if it's a Windows PRO version or higher (Ultimate / Enterprise). Home premium won't work - Home premium only allows your computer to work as a CLIENT.

I think also your networking setup needs to set DHCP as well on the router otherwise you will have to remember the actual LOCAL IP addresses of your machine (the IP addresses on your LAN). Windows Networking should remember the computer names on your LAN.

To access from OUTSIDE your LAN the port forwarding is required since to the OUTSIDE your service providers IP assigned address is what you see on the Internet and the RDP needs to be routed to the correct computer -- this gets a bit messy when your provider gives you dynamic IP addresses - but there are solutions for that like DynDNS.

(Note TCP port for port forwarding if your router requests PORT TYPE)

Cheers
jimbo

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So I got sick of my old VNC program not connecting outside of my home network and decided to figure out this whole RDC thing. Got it all set up, works great...inside my home network! If I try to use my external IP (or rather the external IP of my router) to connect to my desktop from my laptop it gives me the standard: "RD cannot connect to the remote computer...blah blah blah" I have port 3389 opened on my Windows Firewall (obviously, as it was done for me), and on my router. I cannot for the life of me figure out why this wont work. Is it perhaps because I'm trying to RDC to my desktop using the external address, from inside the network? Because that's the only idea I can come up with. Ideas? Suggestions?

A:Remote Desktop Connection: home network versus internet

  
Quote: Originally Posted by VincentMarworth


So I got sick of my old VNC program not connecting outside of my home network and decided to figure out this whole RDC thing. Got it all set up, works great...inside my home network! If I try to use my external IP (or rather the external IP of my router) to connect to my desktop from my laptop it gives me the standard: "RD cannot connect to the remote computer...blah blah blah" I have port 3389 opened on my Windows Firewall (obviously, as it was done for me), and on my router. I cannot for the life of me figure out why this wont work. Is it perhaps because I'm trying to RDC to my desktop using the external address, from inside the network? Because that's the only idea I can come up with. Ideas? Suggestions?


Yep ditch RDP and try team viewer. works, easy to use, bulletproof, and free.

TeamViewer - Free Remote Access and Remote Desktop Sharing over the Internet

Let me know if you need help with it
Ken J

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I have an interesting challenge with Remote Desktop.

I am connecting via a VPN (using Shrewsoft) to a Windows XP SP3 computer in the UK. The tunnel is created successfully and when I connect using my own personal laptop (Lenovo) I am able to connect and login. My Lenovo is running Windows 7 Professional SP1.

The person I am configuring this connection for is using a Samsung RV511 running Windows 7 Home Basic. Once again the VPN connection is establsihed succesfully using Shrewsoft, however when connecting using Remote Desktop, the connection shows me the remote screen, with the ip address showing at the top, however the login dialogue box does not show. The background colour of the remote screen shows, just no login credentials box.

I have optimised the MTU settings on the computer involved, turned off bitmap caching on the Remote Desktop Connection settings, disabled all firewalls, all anti virus software, all to no avail. The computer is connecting to a DSL router via a wireless connection.

Any suggestions (aside from installing Team Viewer) would help. Thanks

A:Remote Desktop connection problems Windows 7 Home Basic

  
Quote: Originally Posted by MapKZN


I have an interesting challenge with Remote Desktop.
......
The person I am configuring this connection for is using a Samsung RV511 running Windows 7 Home Basic. ....

Any suggestions (aside from installing Team Viewer) would help. Thanks


MapKZN Welcome to the windows 7 forums.

quoted from rdp at
Remote Desktop Connection: frequently asked questions


You can't use Remote Desktop Connection to connect to a computer using Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, or Windows 7 Home Premium.


end of story.
Sorry

Rich

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Remote Desktop Connection wants the IP or name of the remote computer to connect to. But suppose the remote computer is behind a router. The router has one WAN IP, say 192.45.63.98, which will be the same for all the computers connected off of that router, (when you google "my ip" from any of them) and then each computer connected off of the router will have a LAN IP, something like 10.0.0.6. So if I want to help the person connected to the 10.0.0.6 computer (and not the person connected at 10.0.0.9) off of this router what do I tell Remote Desktop Connection at my computer to reach them?

Thanks.

A:Identifying remote computer for Remote Desktop Connection

I would use teanviewer its a lot simpler to setup

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I am using windows 7 - home premium

If I connect to a remote computer using RDP, I can all the features of remote computer. Likewise if someone connects to my computer from a remote computer using RDP, he has access to all programs on my computer. This person can assist me with any help I need by connecting remotely using RDP.

Same assistance can be provided using Remote Assistance, then whats the need of Remote Assistance when RDP provides required functionality ? What different does Remote Asistance do from RDP ?

Pls reply here rather than pointing to link.

Thanks

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Hi. I just viewed Kari Finn's clearly explained Remote Desktop Connection on Win10 and how to connect to remote computer, thank you for that. Good job! In my case though, I use Win XP Home edition. Do I have to have Win XP Pro edition to connect on RDC to Win 10 host using Hyper-V virtual creation?
Also, if that is the case, how can I reboot my remote computer XP OS and get onto the Start Up Menu page? The keyboard command is released to my Win 10 host computer on start up and I don't have access to keyboard commands (such as F8) until Win XP has been fully booted up. How do I access that Start Up menu page otherwise?
This would be helpful for me to know. Thanks.

A:Remote Desktop Connection Explained - Question remote XP?

Hi Hibs, welcome to the Ten Forums.

You simply cannot use Windows XP Home as remote host, meaning you cannot connect to it using the Remote Desktop Connection. There are some hacks around the Internet but I very strongly advice against them.

(From Remote Desktop: frequently asked questions)
A workaround, in case you have or can find a valid Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate license is to install Windows 7 on a Hyper-V virtual machine, then install Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode on that virtual machine. Works perfectly giving you Windows XP Pro SP3.

If the mouse and keyboard are released by the Windows XP vm back to host, you simply need to bring the pointer on the vm and click to get them back to vm. The F8 keyboard shortcut when booting XP up works then totally normally bringing up the advanced options boot menu:


To release the mouse and keyboard back to host, press CTRL + ALT + LEFT ARROW.

Kari

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February 16, 2010

My problem is this:

I can't run remote desktop connection in my current situation. I'm at home and I'd like to be able to do this.

I have a laptop that's fairly new. It's an HP Pavilion dv6 with an AMD Turioin II P520 dual-core processor that's 2.30 Ghz and it's running Windows 7 Home Premium, the 64-bit version.

I have two computers I'd like to control using my laptop: A Gateway GT5692 running an AMD Phenom 8450 Triple-Core Processor 2.10 GHz that's got the 64-bit version of Windows Vista Home Premium and a HP SR501P with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 4200+ 2.20 GHz running the 32-bit version of Windows Vista Home Basic.

All are tied to a router. The laptop runs wireless and the two desktops have a wired lan. All connect to the internet through the router tied to a DSL modem.

I can control the computers using Windows Remote Assistance but not with Windows Remote Desktop connection. What's up with that? http://b.tsgstatic.com/smilies/frown.gif

And when I bring up system properties on my laptop, it has the “Remote Assistance” dialog but not the dialog for “Remote Desktop”. I viewed this on another computer with a video titled “Accessing another computer with Remote Desktop Connection”. On that video, it has the dialog for “Remote Desktop” viewable 50 seconds from the front of the video. I've noticed that this computer's system is “Windows 7 Ultimate” while I'm stuck ... Read more

A:Remote Assistance Works But Not Remote Desktop Connection

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Hi all.

I have set up the workgroup and named each other and now i can see the file shared from my XP laptop and Windows 7 and it shows me that communicate with PC is OK.

But throught the Remote I typed the computer name as mentioned on Remote and it says

This computer cant connect to the Remote Computer.

Tried disabling Firewall for both PC and still dont work.

I thinking that XP couldnt remote the Windows 7 PC but surely that will work or not?

I just want to remote the computer locally in the same network.

Oh and another helpful information... when i browse for to remote PC and tried to click workgroup but the error appear as do not contain terimal servers.
 

A:Trying to remote Win 7 usin XP Home Remote Connection

Which version of Win 7?
 

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What settings/services need to be changed/stopped to keep other
computers from accessing my system through an unwanted remote
connection ?

A:Remote Desktop And Remote Connection Settings

Hello BEJ,

Unchecking the Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer box, and selecting the Don't allow connections to this computer options in the "First" section of the tutorial below will prevent this for you.

Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello!
These are two computers connected via the Internet (not a home network)
1 - Vista Home Premium
2 -XP Pro

* Trying to use the built-in Remote Assistance software installed on 2 computers:
I can control in Windows Vista through the xp but not vice versa ...
The problem is known?
There is a solution to the problem?

** Trying to use Remote Desktop Connection software (not installed
In Windows Vista?), I can control the xp through in Windows Vista but not vice versa ...
The problem is known?
There is a solution to the problem?

A:Remote Assistance\Remote Desktop Connection

Error message about Remote Assistance:
Here is a screenshot of an attempt to control the XP computer through Vista. The error appear Before I'm concerned / clicks something. If I approve the message OK -> Software shuts down...
- Can anything be done?

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I've recently installed wireless at home and run 2 pc's on it, accessing the web via Comcast broadband. All works well when accessing my office PC via XP's 'Remote access web connection'. I can transfer files between office & home and print to machines that are configured on the host (office) to LPT & COM ports.
Last week I replaced my ageing Epson C80 home printer with a new HP Deskjet 5850 wireless printer. It works great and I can print from my 2 home pc's via wireless.
What I can't figure out is how to configure it on my office host pc so that it can see it via RAWC. I've tried adding a port with the printers IP Address but that doesn't work. Have also tried HP's web sights as well as Wxp's but I guess the wireless printer is too new. Any ideas anyone ?
 

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Okay I have seen some machines where when you remote desktop into them from a single screen machine to a dual screen machine it will shuffle over all apps to the primary screen and you can keep working. I have seen others that will have dual screens and it will leave the app open on the toolbar but you can't get to it because it is on the 2nd screen and htings don't get shuffled over. Now I have a 3rd type of behavior and I need to figure out why PCs are not all behaving the same.

This new symptom is connecting into a Vista machine that has 2 screens. All the apps themseleves stay on the screen they were left on but the sidebar does squish to the First screen.

Some machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen both apps show on screen 1.

Other machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen show app on screen 1 and app 2 shows in toolbar but you have to close it and reopen it to get it on screen 1.

New symptom Vista machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen show app on screen 1 and app 2 shows in toolbar but you have to close it and reopen it to get it on screen 1 but sidebar.exe shuffles to screen 1.

Ultimately I would like them all to behave like the top option but I don't know where you force this behavior.
 

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Since I upgraded to Windows 8, I am no longer able to save individual Remote Desktop Connection files as .rdp files. I am talking about the traditional Remote Desktop Connection application on the Desktop that was in previous Windows versions, not the
Remote Desktop App from the Windows 8 store.
When I try to click on the Save button I get "An error occurred while saving to file"
When I try to click on the Save As button I get "Unable to open connection file" with the file address being where I tried to save it with the file name at the end.
Also when I upgraded to Windows 8, my .rdp files disappeared from my Documents folder.
 I need to create different .rdp files for different programs that my employees get into on my server. Now I have to hand type all the info each time into the Programs tap on the Remote Desktop Connection window, because I can't save to an
.rdp file.
 I like the Remote Desktop App from the Windows store but it won't let me designate specific programs to use using standard dos notation (ie c:\program files\ etc..). It just goes to my server desktop.
 I want to promote Windows 8 to my employees but I need either .rdp files for the traditional Remote Desktop Connection or the ability to open specific programs using dos notation in the Windows Store Remote Desktop App.

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Is remote connection, under accessories a normal thing to find on XP home sp3? Never noticed it before. Some other places say it was only for pro.

A:my XP home now has remote connection

Hi -
From memory I think this is on both Home and Pro
I just checked my Pro and it is listed, but my last XP was Home and I think it was listed there also

Regards -

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Hello, I have one workstation with a remote connection problem.
OS: Windows 7 enterprise 32-bit
Workstation is connect to a domain.
Problem started after June or July updates, I cannot connect to the workstation from any host via RDP. it just freezes on "Configuring remote session" and after few minutes ir shows a message:

"this computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again."

All settings are set correctly, all accesses are given. Google is searched fully, neither solution worked for my situation.

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Is there any way to install Remote Desktop (so I can remotely log onto it) on my Windows XP Home? If so, how?

TIA
 

A:Remote Desktop and XP Home

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I have two Windows xp home edition PCs connected on a workgroup through a Linksys wrt54g

I realize that the rdp server application is only on the professional edition of xp.

I was wondering if there was any freeware app I could use to turn my desktop PC into a terminal remote desktop server so I could access it with my laptop remotely using the remote desktop connection client app that comes installed on home edition.

Any suggestions?

A:Remote Desktop Over Home Lan

See if this will do:LogMeInhttps://secure.logmein.com/go.asp?page=productcomparisonOr this:VNChttp://www.realvnc.com/products/features.html

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Hi

I am having trouble accessing my home computer that is linked up through the BT home hub. I want to access my home computer through work.

Anyone help me with this specific router (BT home hub)

Thanks in advance
 

A:Remote Desktop through my BT Home Hub

Here is how to forward ports on your specific device -

http://www.portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/BT/BTHub/

the port you need to forward is 3389.

Make sure to assign a static IP to the PC you want to Remote Desktop into.
 

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Hi,

A long time ago I started looking into this because my mum has a PC with XP Home on and I am running XP Pro (both fully up to date), however I seem to recall reading that you couldn't remote into a XP Home machine, only into a XP Pro machine, is this correct?

Ideally I would like to try and sort this out so I can sort out any problems with my mums PC if/when they arise without having to try and talk her through it on the phone which can be quite difficult at times.

Any advice or pointers would be very much appreciated.

PS. Not sure if this would be better suited in the networking forum or not? If so, feel free to move it.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Remote desktop from XP Pro to XP Home

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I just got a new laptop and usually connected through a wireless connection. I have recently started using remote desktop connection. I have connected twice successfully. Both times it was when I was connected through a Cad-5. Once at a friends house and another at my families place. I have never connected while the laptop has been wireless. Do I need to do something different to connect remotely when I am using the laptop wirelesslly?
 

A:Remote Desktop Connection With Wireless Connection

Nope.
Cat-5 or Wireless is still a LAN, and the RDP(RDC) does not see it as any different, it may just be a little slower.
 

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I am trying to use Remote Desktop to connect from my WinXP Home Edition to my parents WinXP Home Edition. Both computers are set to "allow remote assistance..." and to "Allow users to connect remotely...", however I encountered an error that said the client could not connect... I suspect we did not have it configured properly.

I have a few questions:
1. Is it possible to connect between 2 WinXP Home Edition machines using Remote Desktop?
2. I am using the IP address for the computer name...is this correct?
3. is it necessary to enter a User Name and Password in the Remote Desktop configuration?
4. How do I find out the Domain?? Is that the same as their ISP?

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Remote Desktop home XP to home XP

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Hi all... I'm usually pretty comfortable with networking support, but recently got stuck on a project for a client of mine, and could use a little help.

First, the rather simple goal: to be able for an office employee to use MS Remote Desktop at home to access a work computer.

As I understand it, in order to use RDC from an off-site computer, one will first need to establish a VPN connection to the office network (RDC has been tested within the office environment and works fine)

The office I am supporting has an AT&T broadband connection with 8 static IP's (5 usable) running off of a Netopia 3347-02 (firmware 7.81r2). The Netopia gateway is assigned to 7x.xxx.xxx.30 and the computer I have set up as the VPN server (by doing basically this http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking/xp_vpn_server.htm) is assigned to 7x.xxx.xxx.20.

I would like to simply VPN to the 7x.xxx.xxx.20 machine, and then RDC into that and 3-4 other machines once on VPN. I have accessed the Netopia settings and set up pinholes for port 1723 on TCP, but repeatedly get an "Error 800" when trying to establish the Windows VPN.

From a topic at another forum (http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r19949739-Help-with-3347NWG006-remote-desktopVPN-issue) I attempted to set up a pinhole for PPTP, but like the user in that topic, do not have such an option in my firmware. And after perusing Moto's support page (http://www.netopia.com/support/hardware/index.html) I didn't come across... Read more

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Hi,

Do anyone of you have a VNC, Remote Desktop or similar remote access setup at your home ?

Has there been any attacks?

What can be done to secure it ?
 

A:Do you have VNC, Remote Desktop etc to your Home System?

Here's a site that describes how to use VNC within a SSH encrypted tunnel.

http://erikjheels.com/?p=470
 

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Hello, I need help in knowing if I can use Remote Desktop in Windows 10 Home to log into a remote computer from my PC.

I purchased a PC with Windows 10 Home not realizing that I will have to log into a PC in another location. I am told that to use Remote Desktop I would have to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, and I would not even see Remote Desktop in Windows 10 Home. But I checked and the Remote Desktop app is there and there is a place to enter the remote computer name.

I don't want to have to upgrade to the Pro version of Windows 10 unless I have to. I will only be logging into the remote PC from my PC, not the other way around.

Thanks very much for your help.

A:Can I use Remote Desktop with Windows 10 Home?

Yes, you can use it as a client that connects to another computer, but not as the target of a connection request.

In other words, you can DTP out but not in.

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Are there any new setting changes I need to make on my XP Pro machine, so I can access it with Remote Desktop from my Vista Home Premium machine?

I'm able to RDP into a box with Server 2003, but I cannont access my local XP Pro machine with my new Home Premium laptop.

Thanks

A:Home Premium Remote Desktop to XP

Also, I can access shared folders on the computer running XP from my Vista laptop... in case that matters.

I also downloaded and used TeamViewer, and although it worked I was only able to take control of the XP machine if I'd already logged in, which isn't what I need.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi,
I have Windows XP home...at home, and I would like the capabilites of Remote Desktop Server so I can log into it from afar. Is this possible? Any recomendations? I don't want...or have for that matter...the money for XP Pro, plus I only want this one feature. Can that functionality be purchased or turned on? If not, any open source software that will do the same?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Remote Desktop Server+XP Home

This is your lucky day.

http://www.realvnc.com/cgi-bin/download.cgi

It is free, and most likely serve your goals.
 

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How's everyone doing?

My operating system is xp home edition and I unwittingly deleted my remote desktop program. It was only used to access a computer that ran on xp pro, so there wasn't a problem using it, and I don't need anything else fancy, just my old RtD.

Unfortunately, I don't know how exactly to reinstall it. Any help would be appreciated!
 

A:Reinstalling Remote Desktop on xp home

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Earlier today i disocvered how to set up a remote desktop. I connected my laptop to my server and an employee's computer easily/quickly with no problems.. but i can't do the same when i'm @ my home network.

Please note. that when i was able to connect i was on the work network, but i was connected wirelessly.. but it was using the same IP "family" if you will as the server and the other workstation

I am wondering if there is something i need to configure to get this fixed?
 

A:Remote Desktop - Cannot Connect from Home

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I have been using Remote Desktop on XP Home edition for nearly three months. I have been told that Remote Desktop on XP Home edition will expire after 90 days of use. Is this true and how do I tell how many days I have left? I use it to connect to work daily so I can't afford to wait until it expires (if indeed it does). Thanks for any help.
 

A:Remote Desktop on Home edition

Why not use UltraVNC, it never expires and works on any version of Windows.
 

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I have just found that Vista Home Basic does not include "Remote Desktop". Does anyone know of a way to add it to Basic? I do not want to use a third party system if possible. I have setup a VPN network okay, but would like to add Remote Desktop to the system.

WSH

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I wish to use MS Remote desktop to control my home desktop. My home desktop is setup with a four computer LAN. The LAN is connected to the internet through a router. I wish to use my laptop, on the road, to connect to my desktop at home. I have been told i will have to use some Dynamic DNS software and servers. Is this so? If so any suggestions?

A:Using Ms Remote Desktop For Laptop To Home Lan

Perhaps you should read http://www.microsoft.com/windowsXp/using/m...emoteintro.mspxFWIW: Remote Desktop (using XP Pro) is just one method of making such contact, there are others.Louis

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Hi, 
I need to connect my computer at work from my home computer both has window 10 home, how I do that?
Sincerely,
IMOBS

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Any way to add Remote Desktop (host) to W7 home?
I upgraded to home premium and now found that I can not remote desktop TO this pc
Obviously I could upgrade from home to PRO but didn't know if I can just "add" RDP to this home PC at all
I realize there are 3rd party software vendors I can use (think I saw VNC, mesh, go2mtg, etc)
Any thoughts, suggestions?

A:Any way to add Remote Desktop (host) to W7 home?

Hi there
NO -- this is a BIG disappointment to zillions of people who get computers loaded with W7 Home from stores.

It's almost a universal requirement these days that people want to access HOME computers from the Internet / Work etc etc.

There are "3rd party options" like "Logmein" etc but some work places now block these sites and ports and aren't in any case a true alternative for RDP.

There were "get arounds" in Windows XP HOME (XP PRO always allowed RDP as a Server rather than a client) but they seemed to have locked down W7 a bit better now.

I'm sure allowing RDP in W7 Home wouldn't have been a big deal for MS -- it's certainly IMO needed.

For Linux VNC is a good solution -- whether you could use this on Windows as a server I don't know.

Cheers
jimbo

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Is there an easy way to remote access a 7 system from XP within a home network? (No 3rd party software plz)

I hear people are having problems with remote desktop away from home, but is it any different doing it between 2 pcs in the same house?

Can I prevent people outside the network from attempting remote connection?

(EDIT: nvm, I was thinking of putting the remote PC to sleep when not connected, and waking it up to save power. Looks like you can't even wake up the remote PC remotely...)

A:Remote desktop within home network?

I know you have said no 3rd party software but I've been using TeamViewer v7 for years set to accept LAN connections exclusively and have complete control over three other LAN connected computers, including XP. I can't see how TV could be improved upon for this situation.

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Hey guys

I have been trying to use remote desktop just within my home to help my wife with her hourly tech problems. Everytime I try to connect to her laptop I get an error "No terminal server installed". I swear I have used it at home before connecting to a buddies laptop. Is there a service I have to make sure is running on her laptop?

A:Remote Desktop @ home not working...

Does it say No Terminal "Server" Installed

or

No Terminal "Services" Installed

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Hi, I have three Win 8 PCs at my office and a Win 7 Pro PC at home. Does anyone have a clear set of instructions for how I can set up remotes access so I can work on my office PCs from home? These are all my PCs too, not a company I work for. Many thanks all.

A:Help With Remote Desktop Between Office and Home PCs.

Download and install Teamviewer.

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Hello,
I am facing an issue while attempting Remote Desktop Connection from Windows 7 Professional machine.
When trying to take an RDP of a Windows 2016 Server using "MSTSC - Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection" I get an error " This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the owner
of the remote computer or your network administrator."
However, when I select the "Connect and don't warn me" option in the advanced section of Server Authentication Tab (MSTSC), it connects.
Can anyone please guide me to resolve this problem ? Do I need to make changes at the server end or the Desktop level ?
The version of Remote Desktop Connection I am using is "Shell Version 6.2.9200, Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0 Supported"
Thanks,
Swapnil.

Swapnil Malpani

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We are running Windows Server 2012 Essentials and have 15 clients connected running Windows 7. All machines are 64 bit. One of the clients was re-imaged to install a larger hard drive. Since then remote desktop connection TO that machine fails with 'Remote Desktop can't connect'. However, I can use that machine to RDC to other clients. I can ping the machine. I have tried to connect with the IP address but that also fails.

A:Remote Desktop Connection

In order to act as the host machine for an RDC to connect, the host machine must be running Win 7 Pro or Ultimate. When the machine was re-imaged was it by any chance an image containing Win 7 Home Premium?

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how can i access another computer using rdc. both vista and i both have access to them(not hacking).
 

A:how to use remote desktop connection?

Start > Help
 

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How do I use Remote Desktop Connection? I want to connect between two computers. Both computers are running on Windows XP. When I type in the IP address of the computer I want to connect to, It doesnt work. Someone please explain all the steps to enable this on both computers. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP!

A:Remote Desktop Connection

Look at this

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...moteintro.mspx

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Will Microsoft ever give us a option to log onto another home network computer without it having a password? Seems like if on a home network we should be able to do it,just give us a option Please. Remote Desktop Connection works well if password is on the remote computer,have a computer on home entertainment computer and I don't want a password on it.

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Windows 10, HP laptop

I hope someone can explain to me why the hidden Default.rdp Remote Desktop Connection file on my computer shows that I had a remote connection on 11/14/2016 9:54 AM? Would a Windows update cause that?

I never have initiated a remote desktop connection. A series of files .dll files appear in Windows (C on my computer from the minutes following that connection. I'm just confused and hope someone has some answers. Thanks.
 

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how do I find the port of a computer to set the ip address for remote desktop connection? we have many work stations that share the same IP, but we just added a station and I can't figure out how to get the four digit port number

thanks in advance
 

A:Remote Desktop Connection

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I have a windows 7 enterprise 32-bit system at work. I want to use that to connect to my Windows 7 home Premium 64-bit system at home. I want to use the Remote Desktop COnnection program that is already on it. But i don't know how to retrieve the logon settings. How do i do this? Thanks in advance. Also i can't download any programs due to the network blocks and firewall. Also, the work computer won't let me install programs. But i do have the Remote Desktop Connection program on both computers. I also need to be able to connect if my work pc goes to sleep. I used Windows Remote Assistance transferred the invitation file onto a flash drive put it on my work pc wrote the password and was able to connect and control. The only problem is that the server disconnects when going to sleep. I have my work PC right now by the way. Thanks in advance.
 

A:I need Help with Remote Desktop Connection!

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