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Windows 7: Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network

11 Feb 2010   #50
Dukat

 
 

This may sound obvious, but is your account an administrator account? Just making sure, I've never seen it do that..


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14 Feb 2010   #51
dclausi

windows7
 
 

Oh my - I made a mistake. My problem is different than I described. Here is a description of my current status using RDC to remotely access an XP computer.

1) I have three computers at home and each one (2 XP, 1 W7) has these same symptoms.
2) I can run the RDC successfully in terms of accessing the desktop and doing my usual work.
3) Problem A: when running RDC, I can not see drive letters of the local computer as I used to see. However, I have discovered that I can see and successfully access 'tsclientX on Entire Network' found under 'My Network Places'.
4) Problem B: I can not print from the remote computer to my local computer. The printers are not visible and thus not accessible. I would love to get access to the printers again but have no idea how to remedy this.

Thanks for your assistance!
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21 Feb 2010   #52
robnelli

Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
 
 
Unable to Access with Remote Desktop Connection

I'm having trouble using Remote Desktop Connection from my Win7 device (32-bit Home Premium). I have used my home WinXP laptop device to access my office WinXP device through RDC for many years (and still can). I've recently upgraded my home WinXP desktop device to Win7 and would like to RDC into my office device as I have with my laptop. For both devices, I use Nortel VPN for contivity. This works fine on both home devices. I set up my RDC the same way on both home devices for access to the office device. When I start RDC, I get the full black-screen window and my office WinXP login panel (showing connection through to the office network). I enter my userid and password and the login screen disappears and I'm left with the full black-screen window. I assume the office device is busy authenticating my credentials. After 30 seconds, the window closes and the RDC time-out popup window is displayed. I can immediately attempt to RDC into the office device with my home WinXP device with success every time. Only the Win7 device seems to have the problem. What kind of things can I look into or attempt to resolve this problem?
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23 Feb 2010   #53
jbaillie

windows 7
 
 

There is a hack to allow this but I don`t advise using it. Have a look on the internet for it
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23 Feb 2010   #54
robnelli

Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
 
 

Why would a hack be needed to allow this? The RDC should just work as designed. It works fine for a co-worker using Windows7 64-bin Home Premium.
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23 Feb 2010   #55
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robnelli View Post
Why would a hack be needed to allow this? The RDC should just work as designed. It works fine for a co-worker using Windows7 64-bin Home Premium.
I doubt that. The Home editions do not support hosting RD.
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24 Feb 2010   #56
robnelli

Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
 
 

Neither he nor I are attempting to HOST remote desktop. We are using RDC to connect into our respective WinXP desktops at our offices.
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08 Apr 2010   #57
maverickx

Windows 7
 
 

i have skimmed through the posts here, and i still can not find an answer to my problem. the picture says it all, but there is no remote desktop with the 3 options to choose from. can some1 help me please


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08 Apr 2010   #58
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maverickx View Post
i have skimmed through the posts here, and i still can not find an answer to my problem. the picture says it all, but there is no remote desktop with the 3 options to choose from. can some1 help me please
Unfortunately, only the Professional and higher editions allow RD hosting. The home editions can connect to a machine remotely, but not host a session.

I suggest the free program TeamViewer for Home users.
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08 Apr 2010   #59
maverickx

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you!
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