Re: Got it .. Re: remote access Vista through RDC?
"Rick Rogers" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Click start, type FIREWALL and choose the second one from the menu (not
> the advanced version). Go to the General tab, make sure "Block all
> incoming connections" is not checked.
>If it is, all exceptions are ignored and any attempt at RDP will not go
>through. While there, recheck the exceptions tab to make sure RDP is indeed
And no. :|
I'm at wits' end on this.
> Best of Luck,
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> "Nick Savoiu" <edu_uci_ics@_savoiu_> wrote in message
>>I have a similar problem getting from XP --RDP--> Vista.
>> I have:
>> 1. Remote Desktop set to "Any version of RD"
>> 2. RDP 6.0 installed on XP
>> 3. Firewall on with RDP excepted or no firewall
>> still I cannot connect. If I reboot the Vista machine in XP then I can
>> connect XP -> XP just fine so I don't think it's anything in the LAN
>> When the firewall is on, I can see the RDP packets being dropped even
>> though a rule allowing RDP is enabled in all profiles.
>> More so the firewall seems to turn itself off at random even though the
>> network setup has not changed.
>> What's weird is that even if the firewall is off I cannot ping the Vista
>> Vista has been very frustrating for me from the get go...
>> Any ideas?
>> "Polaris" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> Thanks guys for your help. I also forgot to make changes on Control
>>> Panel - Systems - Remote Settings ...
>>> "Polaris" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>> Hi Experts:
>>>> I have been trying to make my Vista remotely accessible through Remote
>>>> Desktop Connection from a Windows XP, both machines are on the same
>>>> subnet and can ping each other, but not successful. I have turned off
>>>> the Vista Firewall, turned on all terminal services and remote access
>>>> related services. What am I missing?
>>>> Thanks in Advance!