Re: Remote desktop, two network ports on computer
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"NXTwoThou" <NXTwoThou@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I've got a Vista Ultimate 32 bit machine that has two network ports on it.
> One is on our local network 10.10.10.154(static ip with a 255.255.255.0
> subnet). The other is connected to a hardware controller for some
> 192.168.1.1(static ip with a 255.255.255.0 subnet) with a cross-over
> When I unplug my hardware controllers network cable, I can remote desktop
> into the machine just fine. As soon as I plug in the controller, I loose
> remote desktop connection and I can't reconnect.
> I can ping the machine, I can view its drive shares, I can remote desktop
> from that machine out to other machines just fine. I can do everything,
> remote desktop TO it. I've tried to connect from a Server 2008 64 bit, a
> Pro 32 bit, a Vista 32 bit. They all say "This computer can't connect to
> remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact
> the owner of the remote computer or your network administrator"
> The controller has no drivers or anything special installed, so nothing
> special is going on when I plug it in except that the status changes from
> Network Cable Unplugged to Enabled. I've rearranged the network advanced
> settings connections priority. I've disabled IP6, tried using the ip
> rather than the computer name. I've reconfigured and switched the ports in
> case there was some hardware issue with port 1 or 2 on the motherboard.
> I'm at my witts end as to why I can't remote desktop to this machine as
> as my second network port becomes active. Its got to be something simple