Enable Remote Desktop Remotely

Written by Allen White on. Posted in SBS2008/2011, Server 2003, Server 2008, Terminal Services, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Problem

If you are on a pc or server and you need to connect to another pc you may use an application called remote desktop which is buily into windows ( MSTSC ). Now by default this is not enabled so if the pc you want to take over is off site or remote in another way then we need to find a way of enabling remote dekstop services remoteley. Read on.

 

 

Resolution

1.) Run Regedit by click on start run or start and “Search programs and files”.

Then right click over computer and select connect to another computer. Enter the name of the other computer and connect. Then the registry for the other PC will appear.

2) Go to

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server

3) Change the value of key fDenyTSConnection (REG_DWORD) from 1 (Disabled) to 0 (Enabled)

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Allen White

Allen is a Technical Consultant for an IT company in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure. Backup Academy Certified. I run this site in my spare time so if I help you then PLEASE take the time to share using the share tools on the site.

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