Remote Desktop Enable Windows 7 (Remote RDP Enable)
You need to enable remote desktop on a Windows 7 machine. You are not in the same building as the machine.
Assuming you have admin rights on the machine…
download Service Manager by Martin Fuchs to remotely turn on the remote registry service
Start regedit on your machine. Click File, join network registry, connect to the remote machine
Navigate to the following registry key for the remote computer:
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server
- In the right pane, locate a REG_DWORD value named fDenyTSConnection. Double-click on fDenyTSConnection and change the value data from 1 (Remote Desktop disabled) to 0 (Remote Desktop enabled).
- Reboot the remote machine by issuing the following command in Command Prompt:shutdown -m \hostname -rReplace hostname with the actual computer name of the remote host.