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How to enable Remote Desktop remotely February 28, 2009

Posted by daakeung in Microsoft.
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Have you ever wanted to enable RDP remotely on a windows xp remote system ?

You can connect to the remote registry using regedit and change the fDenyTSConnection value from 1 to 0 under


this would enable RDP on the destination computer.

For some administrators, you might want to roll this setting out to active directory clients.

You can push this registry file out silently using the following reg file


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server]



running regedit silently:

regedit /s rdp.reg