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September 12, 2009  5:55 PM

Changing the RDP port on Windows Server 2008

Posted by: Nathan Simon
rdp, Server 2008, Windows 7, windows firewall, Windows Vista, winstations\RDP-Tcp\portnumber

I have always been able to change the port number with Windows Server 2003/XP/Vista by editing the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber With Server 2008 however this does not seem to work. Does anyone know...

August 27, 2009  3:37 PM

Windows 7 and RDP Color Depth Setting

Posted by: Nathan Simon
color depth, colour depth, maximum color depth, maximum colour depth, rdp, rdp 256 colors, rdp 8-bit, Remote Desktop, Windows 7, Windows 7 Enterprise

With Windows 7 comes Remote Desktop v6.1.7600. I have seen a lot of posts where people want to reduce the color depth to 256 colors, which is not allowed via the Display Tab - Colors. Doing some research i found that if you have a "saved" rdp connection, you can open it in notepad and modify a...

July 27, 2009  3:05 AM

Posted by: Nathan Simon
dynamic dns free, dynamic dns pro, dyndns, dyndns settings, forgot ip address, ftp, hostname, linksys router, rdp

Does it bother you when your home IP changes or you just can't remember what it is and you want to connect to your router, RDP, or FTP. What can you do? Not much until you get home and check Well there is something you can do, its called they offer something called...


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