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#1 PCBIZZ

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 07:30 AM

I have a Desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate installed, a Laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium installed.
I would like to setup a Remote from my Laptop to my Desktop. After completing the preliminary setups for Remote Desktop I cannot connect to the Desktop. I get a message that says Remote Access to the Server is not turned on? Could there be services on the Desktop that aren't turned on? I can connect with my Laptop to an alternate server running Windows Server 2008 R2. I am open for suggestions.....Thanks

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 08:41 AM

RDP doesn't support Windows 7 Home only Pro and above for remote in your laptop

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Remote-Desktop-Connection-frequently-asked-questions

Remote fron desktop to laptop

are you running any 3rd party firewall make sure 3389 is open

3rd party application software

team viewer or log me in

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 08:03 PM

I suggest Team viewer its easy! :D
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Posted 04 July 2012 - 10:10 PM

I am trying to connect to the Windows 7 Ultimate machine from Windows 7 Home Premium machine.
I know you cannot connect to the Windows 7 Home Premium.

I do use Teamviewer, why can't I use Remote desktop?

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 08:35 AM

have you enabled rdp on the desktop computer?

controlpanel>system>advanced system settings

choose the remote tab

mark both the "allow remote assistance connections" and the "allow connection from any computer running.."

choose "select users" and add your user to be allowed to use rdp

remember to press apply and ok before quitting


do you have a firewall running?

if so you need to open port 3389 for incoming connections.
for windows firewall take a look here:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Allow-Windows-Remote-Assistance-to-communicate-through-a-firewall

for other firewalls you need to open port 3389, tcp protocol for incoming connection


hth!

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