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Windows 7: Problems setting up a remote desktop connection

29 Dec 2009   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

The other other day my sister had the same issue with logging on to here gmail. she installed this langauge thingie so she can type foreigh languages, and it somehow was defaulted to enabled. Kept on trying th put in password to log on why couldn't till i had a look at it and ... OMG!

Alot of the time it's user error, negligence.

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30 Dec 2009   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrWhitey View Post
I just figured it out!!!
Such an easy solution & now I'm going to go take an aptitude test tomorrow to confirm whether or not I'm legally mentally handicapped. The keyboard I'm running on my Win7 (host) machine is styled after a laptop keyboard with a touchpad & no 10-key. So there's a numlock to use the 10-key which falls over the "U, I, O, P, J, K, L & M" keys. Every password I created during attempts to get this to work contained at least one of those letter & by default the numlock key must be on at login screens so I was getting random numbers in my passwords. There's no real way to tell because for security reasons when you enter your password you just get bulletpoints rather than characters. So basically I changed the password to "fast" which doesn't contain one of those letters & POOF, it worked. I did re-install Win7 with no luck & that's when this came to me.

Thanks for letting us know how you solved it.
Sometimes it's the easiest thing that causes difficult moments.
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