Windows® Vista Home Premium Remote Desktop Connection
How to connect a Windows Vista Home premium system to a remote desktop?
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium allows connecting the system to remote desktop so as allow other users to access your desktop from another Windows system. To connect the system to remote desktop, you have to allow the remote connection to the system first. Then, you need to find the system”™s IP address on the home network to which you want to connect to. Next step is to open the router's configuration screen and forward TCP port 3389 to the destination computer's IP address. Finally, find the router's public IP address and open Remote Desktop Connection and connect it. It is possible to encounter some issues while you are attempting to connect Windows Vista Home Premium to remote desktop. You may be getting a number of error messages like ”œThe connection was ended because of network error”Â. The remote desktop connection may not be enabled in the system always. The issue can come due to many reasons. One among the most possible reason behind the issue is the improper LAN configuration in the system. Some corruptions in the system registry are also said to be a reason for the issue. The connection may also get blocked due to firewall enabled in the system.
Here are some tips to fix Windows Vista Home Premium remote desktop connection issues:
- Check configuration
- Check the system registry
- Check the firewall
You need to check the LAN configuration in the system to fix issues which comes while connecting Windows Vista Home Premium to the Remote Desktop. It is important to ensure that you have configured the connection with proper IP address. You need to check if you are using the private LAN or public Internet in your system. IP configuration needs to be setup according to the mode or connection.
Check the system registry
You need to check the system registry and remove any corrupted entries so as to fix issues which come while connecting Windows Vista Home Premium to Remote Desktop. To do this, you need to open the 'Start' Menu of the system and type in "regedit" in the Run prompt. It will open up the Registry Editor in which you need to select the HKLM folder and navigate to the Parameters subkey. Then delete registry keys labeled as Certificate and their ID values also. You can then exit the Registry Editor and after a system reboot, re-establish the connection and see the issue fixed.
Check the firewall to fix issues which come while connecting Windows Vista Home Premium to Remote Desktop. You need to ensure that the Remote Desktop port is opened in the firewall. You need to then check the remote connection in remote computer. To do this, you need to select 'My Computer' and 'Properties' option. You can then select the Remote Settings under Remote Desktop, select the 'Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop' or 'Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication' option.
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