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Windows 7: Cannot Configure Remote Desktop

24 Sep 2017   #1
Mark and 2 Cats

Windows 7 64-bit
Cannot Configure Remote Desktop

I have two computers, both running Windows 7. I can access one via Remote Desktop, but when I try it from the other computer, I get an error message: "Your computer can't connect to the remote computer because an error occured on the remote computer you want to connect to".

The computer I can connect to I will call C1, and the one I can't connect to, C2.

They can both see each each other's file directories, but I can only run Remote Desktop from C2.

On C2, when I try to configure allowed users, the Select Users button etc are missing.

What must I do to get Remote Desktop working on C2?


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24 Sep 2017   #2

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

Is C2 running Win 7 Home? Win 7 Home cannot act as a Host for Remote Desktop, you need to be running Pro or Enterprise. You could use alternate remote access software such as VNC or TeamViewer.
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26 Sep 2017   #3
Mark and 2 Cats

Windows 7 64-bit

TY for the info strollin!
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