Check the "exceptions" tab of windows firewall. Be sure remote desktop
is checked. If you highlight it and edit, you can adjust the scope to
narrow it down to a specific machine or network.
Larry Kost wrote:
> I tried both home to office and office to office. I did run VPN first at
> home but the Microsoft firewall is installed on the PC I was trying to
> connect to. Could that be the problem in both cases. I will try turning
> it off when I get a minute.
> Larry Kost
> At 03:54 PM 9/3/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>> On Sep 3, 2004, at 3:49 PM, Larry Kost wrote:
>>> Anyone have experience with XP's Remote desktop. I thought I did what
>>> instruction said but can't get it to work. Hoped maybe someone would
>>> some quick idea on what I might be overlooking. Any suggestions would
>>> Larry Kost
>> Is this between two computers in the same room ? or between one on
>> campus and one off campus ?
>> If they are in the same room, I'd suspect that the Windows Firewall, or
>> some setting keeps the system secure.
>> If one is on campus, and one off, then it's the university's firewall
>> that's probably blocking you. You can avoid this by running the VPN
>> software "off campus" ... which will let you appear as if you were on