Nov 28, 2012

0 Remotely Enable Remote Desktop

Use your administrator credentials and start Registry

 Editor by Start --> Run --> regedit --> OK. Then select the Connect Network Registry option under the File menu (Figure 2).
Figure 2. Connecting to the Registry on a remote machine.

This opens the Select Computer search box. Either browse Active Directory to locate the remote server, or type its name in the textbox (Figure 3).

 Figure 3. Connecting to the Registry on a remote server named SRV220.

Click OK and a node will be displayed in Registry Editor for the remote machine.

HKLM and HKU hives on SRV220.

Now browse HKLM on SRV to find the following Registry key.
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server

Registry key for Terminal Server on remote machine.

Under the Terminal Server key, you'll find a REG_DWORD value named fDenyTSConnection
Double-click on that value to open theEdit DWORD Value box and change the value data 
from 1 (Remote Desktop disabled) to 0 (Remote Desktop enabled), as in Figure below.

Set fDenyTSConnections to 0 to enable Remote Desktop

To reboot a remote machine, type in command prompt following command:

shutdown -m \\srv220 -r


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