Remote Desktop troubleshooting

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by billybob, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. billybob

    billybob
    [OP]
    The Schooner, the better.

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2003
    Messages:
    51,403
    Likes Received:
    240
    So, I want to get my remote desktop activated or whatever. So I went into the communications folder and clicked the appropriate boxes and shit.

    This is want happens:

    [​IMG]


    Now, I don't know if you can access your remote from the same comp...... but I get the same message at school and I had a few people try it and get the same thing. What the fuck is wrong?
     
  2. Fr3nChY

    You Guessed it.

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2003
    Messages:
    2,064
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Nova Scotia
    Right Click on My Computer-->Properties-->Remote

    And make sure theres a check mark.
    [​IMG]
     
  3. billybob

    billybob
    [OP]
    The Schooner, the better.

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2003
    Messages:
    51,403
    Likes Received:
    240
    Does it have something to do with I'm running XP home instead of Professional?

    The allow users box isn't there.....
     
  4. Fr3nChY

    You Guessed it.

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2003
    Messages:
    2,064
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Nova Scotia
    Yup you can't remote desktop with home you need pro.
     
  5. billybob

    billybob
    [OP]
    The Schooner, the better.

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2003
    Messages:
    51,403
    Likes Received:
    240
    damn.

    Is it easy to upgrade to Prof?
     
  6. Fr3nChY

    You Guessed it.

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2003
    Messages:
    2,064
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Nova Scotia
    Yup just put the XP Pro cd in and choose upgrade.
     
  7. billybob

    billybob
    [OP]
    The Schooner, the better.

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2003
    Messages:
    51,403
    Likes Received:
    240
    sweet.

    Thanks Frenchy!
     
  8. Fr3nChY

    You Guessed it.

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2003
    Messages:
    2,064
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Nova Scotia
    :bigthumb:
     

Share This Page