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Windows 7: Why is Remote Desktop so difficult?

01 Jun 2011   #11
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

I was just checking, :P

Can you access the pc for tasks such as file sharing?


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01 Jun 2011   #12
saltire1954

7 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
I was just checking, :P

Can you access the pc for tasks such as file sharing?
That's fine; always best to check the dumb user has plugged it in first Simple answers are best, no problem.

In answer to your second question, it works fine for file sharing. I have verious shares set up on Ferrari, and on the other machines, and I can read and write in all directions with no problem at all. The issue just seems to be with Remote Desktop Connection.

Jonathan
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01 Jun 2011   #13
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

This could take a little while, disable Remote Desktop, open an elevated command prompt and sfc -scannow. This should check the system files and make sure they are in proper order.

A faster/slower(depending on the network) option is use a port scanning software to verify the port is actually open and not on a weird port
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