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Windows 7: just can't get remote desktop to connect? anything I should check?

17 Oct 2011   #11
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I have no idea. I don't use Norton at all. If removing Norton does fix things, then you might check a Norton forum to see if someone else has this problem.


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17 Oct 2011   #12
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skitrevor View Post
Logging in by ip address.
I assume you have a workgroup configured, and both computers belong to it? If so, try connecting by machine name. Also, since you reinstalled the OS on one computer, did you verify that both computers are one the same subnet, ie: 192.168.0.x?
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