Tips: Enable Remotely the Remote Desktop on Windows XP

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It’s simple 2 step process:

1. Download this tool Psexec Tool

2. On the console write this command:

psexec \\RemotePcName reg add "hklm\system\currentcontrolset\control\terminal server" /f /v fDenyTSConnections /t REG_DWORD /d 0

3. Done, now you can put following command to connect to Remote Desktop:

mstsc /v:RemotePcName

4. When the Windows Firewall is operation you are need to enable the Remote Desktop ports. Youy can make this with enter:

netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="Allow Remote Desktop port" dir=in localport=3389 protocol=TCP action=allow

For more Firewall Configuration info go to Microsoft Technet Site