Re: I need a dumbed down version of RD Setup



Sooner Al [MVP]
07-10-2005, 12:10 AM
I forgot to add that normally in a work group environment, like you run at home or at least most
users do, you can't browse for PCs with Remote Desktop without doing this registry hack... Reboot
each PC after editing the registry...

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;281307

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"Sooner Al [MVP]" <SoonerAl@somewhere.net.invalid> wrote in message news:...
> This page may help...
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> http://theillustratednetwork.mvps.org/RemoteDesktop/RemoteDesktopSetupandTroubleshooting.html
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> Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)
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> "Dan Caton" <DanCaton@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:D5A31C72-CA27-4698-9B63-F97807BBCD9A@microsoft.com...
>> Ok, When it comes to networking I need the idiots guide to figure it out and
>> sometimes that doesn't even help.
>> I was following the instructions at this link
>> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315328
>> and I got stuck at step 5 of the connection process.
>> "5. In the Computer list, type the host name or the IP address of the
>> computer to which you want to connect. "
>> I tried to "browse for more" computers link but when I saw my workgroup and
>> clicked on it I recieved this message:
>> "The domain/workgroup does not contain any Terminal servers."
>> What does that mean?
>> How do I figure out my IP address?
>> How do I know if it is "static" on not?
>> What do I do if I am using a router to connect my network and internet.
>> What is a terminal server? Is it going to die soon?
>> Seriously, I really would like to set this up but I do not know the
>> terminology and how to do some basic things that many assume everyone knows.
>> I recommend in Step 1 of configuring the Remote computer there is a section
>> that states "know your IP address and other vital information about your
>> computer so you can complete step 3"
>> When you reply assume that I know nothing about networking and we will start
>> from there.
>> Thank you for your help.
>>
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Re: I need a dumbed down version of RD Setup