Friday, 23 February 2007

How To enable concurrent Remote Desktop Sessions in Windows XP SP2

this one of solution if you wish to access internet at the same time but there's only one computer which can access internet. I've tried and success.
Thanks to qhitch
for instructions

Prerequisites:

Windows XP Professional SP2
Get termsrv.dll version 2055 from SP2 beta
Make sure Fast User Switching is enabled and machine is not apart of a domain
Make sure you have at least 2 users(besides Administrator) setup in Windows
Steps:
1. Reboot into Safe Mode
2. Replace %windir%\system32\termsrv.dll with version 2055
3. Replace %windir%\ServicePackFiles\i386\termsrv.dll with version 2055 (if needed)
4. Delete %windir%\system32\dllcache\termsrv.dll
5. Apply registry tweak:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Terminal Server\Licensing Core]
"EnableConcurrentSessions"=dword:00000001
6. Reboot into Windows
7. Login with one user
8. From remote machine do a Remote Desktop Connection to target system and login with credentials from 2nd user

note : do not join domain your computer to your server

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