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Laplink Gold 12 - FAQ's


How do I enable Remote Desktop


When trying to connect using Remote Desktop, the window changes to Remote Control.

Remote Desktop will only work when connecting to a Windows XP Professional computer or a Windows 2000 Server or Windows 2003 Server computer that has Terminal Services installed.

In order to enable Remote Desktop to connect to a Windows XP Professional machine, you must to enable Remote Access to that computer. In order to do this, follow these steps:
  • Right-click on My Computer and choose Properties
  • - Note: If you do not have the My Computer icon on your desktop, you can find it should be on the right side of the Start menu.
  • Click on the Remote tab
  • Place a check in the "Allow users to connect remotely to this computer."
  • Click on the Select Remote Users button and add your Windows logon alias to the window there.
  • Click Ok till you get back to the desktop

  • See the following web page for more information about Remote Desktop:;en-us;315328

    Last Updated: 2/4/2005 12:32:27 PM

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