Friday, August 9, 2013

Enable Remote Desktop (RDP) Remotely

Credit goes out to RAM. ( on SpiceWorks for this hand tidbit.

Found nice How-To on Spiceworks written by RAM (can be found here:

Problem: Remote Desktop Connection Error: This computer can't connect to the remote computer.

Possible Solution:

  • Luanch Regedit and connect to remote system
    • Start > Run > Regedit
    • Minimize Computer Tree (helps keepo things neat)
      • Click little arrow next to Computer
    • File > Connect Network Registry
      • Enter or search for target system name
      • Click OK
  • Modify fDenyTSConnections to 0
    • Under Target System name expand tree
    • Navigate: Find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > Terminal Server > fDenyTSConnections
    • Right-Click > Modify
    • Change value to 0 > OK
Results will very on different system have tested on WinXP and Win7 (Logged in to my system as an Admin / privileged user)

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