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Can't RDP to Windows 8 desktop

  1. #11

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8 consumer preview

    Well I'm still having this problem; I can RDP from my Win 8 Test machine to my Win7 Ultimate machine, but not the reverse. Has anybody gotten any real idea on why the RDP session to Win 8 machine is dropping? The

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  2. #12

    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    Resolved!! : Port 3389 is not being listened on Windows 8

    hi guys!

    have tryed everything in this article - no success but FOUND THIS article:
    here is some real workaround.

    Resolved: Port 3389 is not being listened on Windows 8
    Resolved: Port 3389 is not being listened on Windows 8

    main idea is that RDP port 3389 isnt listening on target win8 machine
    so workaround is to install some other rdp client and port 3389 becomes active!

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  3. #13

    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    SOLVED WINDOWS 8 RDP connection problem!! :D

    actually more good advice!

    Try to follow these steps:
    4. Go to:
    5. Download the package
    6. Extract it with 7-Zip
    7. Run install.bat

    RDP Wrapper Library by Stas'M (update 2014.12.11) -

    this RDP Wrapper Library v1.5 will make windows 8 start to listen on port 3389 so that RDP starts to work fine!

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