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Windows 7: Remote Desktop Connection

12 Aug 2011   #1
DarkSlay3r

Window 7 Starter x32
 
 
Remote Desktop Connection

I download a installer of RDP from here Download Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 which provided by microsoft.

I tried to install it and I get this error,anyone know how to solve it ?



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12 Aug 2011   #2
brady

 

It says you're trying to install either a 32 bit application to a 64 bit OS or vice versa
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12 Aug 2011   #3
DarkSlay3r

Window 7 Starter x32
 
 

So,how do I install it,I'm using window 7 32bits.And I know,1 Pc can install 2 type of windows
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12 Aug 2011   #4
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkSlay3r View Post
I download a installer of RDP from here Download Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 which provided by microsoft.

I tried to install it and I get this error,anyone know how to solve it ?

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First your windows 7 starter won't run windows server 2008. It requires a separate computer with the capabilities of server 2008. Additionally, your starter version of windows 7 will run the rdp program to connect to another computer running server 2008 or windows 7 pro and above.

the rdp program for your version of windows is located at %windir%\system32\mstsc.exe


Windows server 2008 will run on a Virtual drive on computers that are capable of running the virtual machine from mS or other Virtual box people.

What you download with server 2008r2 is an .iso that you can then create a dvd or mount it under a virtual operaing system. but not on windows 7 starter..

Rich
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12 Aug 2011   #5
DarkSlay3r

Window 7 Starter x32
 
 

Can I install it in windows 7 ultimate ?
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12 Aug 2011   #6
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkSlay3r View Post
Can I install it in windows 7 ultimate ?
If you have enough memory and running windows 7 pro and above, and your machine supports virtualization then yes.

If your bios does not support virtualization, I believe that if you search the windows 7 forums, you will find other options to run virtual machines and then you can install the server 2008r2 as a virtual machine.

Rich
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