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2.6. What to Do When You Cannot Login After an RDP Session (Windows 7)

 

The problem appears to be related to downgrading authentication from "Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication" to "Allow connections from computers running any version of remote Desktop". The latter setting is required if the remote desktop session is originating from a PC running Windows XP.

 

1. Download and install the latest version of Remote Desktop Connection on the PC that does not have Windows 7 running on it. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969084

2. Reboot Windows XP PC and try a new Remote Desktop Connection again.

3. It is also recommended that the network drivers be updated on the Windows XP PC.
Uninstall and Reinstall the Network drivers in device manager and Programs.

4. The links below will help correct Remote Desktop settings on PCs running Windows 7:

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