How to Enable Remote Desktop Remotely

Posted September 30, 2006 by Rob Rogers in Windows networking

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This tutorial is for network administrators who use the Remote Desktop option for remote support. If Remote Desktop has been disabled on the remote computer, you can enable it remotely (as long as you have administrator rights on the remote computer). Read on to find out how.

1. Run Regedit.

2. Select File | Connect Network Registry.

3. Enter the name of the remote computer, and select Check Names.

4. Go to hklm\system\currentcontrolset\control\terminal server\FdenyTSConnection=1.

5. Change the FdenyTSConnection to 0.

Now, you should be able to connect to the remote computer using Remote Desktop.


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