Steps to resolve Remote Desktop Connection Issues with Windows 7 Professional by verifiying and Changing RDP Port in Windows Registry to the default Port 3389
I have always been trained that it is essential that every computer on your network MUST have a unique SID (Computer Security Identifier). In today’s world of re-imaging computers, changing the SID is always the first step taken. I have a post that discusses using NewSID to easily change the SID on a server.
I purchased a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate upgrade version. I installed Windows 7 without a hitch until I got to the section where you enter the license key. It would not accept my licence key. It did allow me to skip past the screen. After the install I went through the procedure to Activate the license. I received an error message stating that the version of Windows 7 I purchased could not be used to install it on a Blank disk. (Even though it let me).
If you are upgrading to Windows 7 and plan on running VMware’s vSphere client, you may experience the following error when you try to run the app:
“Error parsing the server “
After you click OK, you may see the following message:
“The type initializer for ‘VirtualInfrastructure.Utils.HttpWebRequestProxy’ threw an exception.”
Here is a summary of what was needed to make vSphere Client work properly on Windows 7 32bit.