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Remote desktop from vista to xp

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Can it be done, im having alot of trouble. I keep getting a message saying that i cannot remote desktop to the computer. And i know all the settings are right on the xp system
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Make sure that remote desktop is turned on with both rigs, and make sure they're on the same workgroup or domain name. It's 100% possible...I do it with my rigs.
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You don't need to be in the same workgroup or domain for RDP to work but do make sure you have a password set on the PC your trying to remote into and it has to be XP Pro (not home) to take control. Also if you have a router forward port 3389 to the Lan IP of the PC you are going to connect to.
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