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Windows 7: Remote Desktop Connection Windows 7

23 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ArtistVandelay View Post
How can I check if the ISP is blocking the port? Also is the port that 3389 number I've been reading on forums?
1) You can go to their support web site. Normally they will post changes to the system etc.
2) You can all them and ask for someone who knows about RDP.

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23 Jan 2011   #12

windows 7 enterprise 32bit

you should remember that some (non business specific) services offered by ISPs' have a FUP (fair usage policy) which says that they do not support/allow business to be carried out on their provisioning. This can be extended to VPNs, hosting of websites and RDP....
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23 Jan 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Well I got it working, through the website and even through the Remote Desktop Connection on windows.

What I did was unplug the modem/router and plugged it back in. I opened a web page and it went to my ISP's "can't connect" page I guess for lack of a better term. There was an option there for remote access. It showed something like

HTTP 56004

4-5 more letters in caps here 55112

4-5 more letters in caps here 54428

Those were 3 random ports I guess.
I had to enter in a user name at the top and for these Applications I had to check at least 1, so I checked all 3 and clicked Enable... I logged into the server through the website they offer, and remote access worked as well.. So I guess something must have changed in the last 2 months through the ISP do disable these connections.
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23 Jan 2011   #14

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

Glad you got it working. -WS
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