Enable RDP in Windows 7 Remotely using Regedit

Enable RDP in Windows 7 Remotely using Regedit

Connect To Remote Windows 7 Using Registry Editor

Connect to remote Windows 7 using regedit by running regedit on the local computer that will be used to connect to the remote Windows 7 computer.

Enable RDP in Windows 7 Remotely

Once in the registry of the remote windows 7 computer, navigate to the key fDenyTSConnections . It is found in the Local Machine Hive  -> System -> CurrentControlSet -> Control -> Terminal Server

Remotely edit registry settings in windows

Enable RDP on a Windows 7 Computer Remotely

Change fDenyTSConnections to 0 (zero).  This is done by double-clicking the fDenyTSConnections DWORD entry. When the smal window that allows the change opens, change the value 1 to a 0. This disables “deny”.

Remotely Modify Windows Registry to Enable Remote Access

Remotely Modify Windows Registry


About pctechgo
Work in technology field, touch many types of technologies from Exchange servers, to Citrix XenApp, virtualization like vmware, xenserver, MS hyper-V. Install servers, server apps, blackberry servers, networking hardware like Cisco switches routers, ASA firewalls, Sonicwall firewalls, and of course all levels of Microsoft from AD, DNS, to even desktops.

One Response to Enable RDP in Windows 7 Remotely using Regedit

  1. trumpet (gs) says:

    Thanks , this worked perfectly to enabled remote desktop using remote registry. The one catch I can think of to prevent this from being accomplished is that the windows firewall is turned on. If windows firewall is enabled on the target computer , then connecting to the registry of the target machine will fail.

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