RDP to Windows Server 2012 from Windows XP

Found here:http://www.ontinternet.com/2013/02/01/rdp-to-windows-server-2012-from-windows-xp/

Windows XP Remote Desktop Client does not support Network Level Authentication (NLA), 2012 Server Requires it.

n regedit.exe, select the following key :

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders

Within this key, there is a REG_SZ value called “SecurityProviders”, which contains multiple comma separated values. At the end of this string, add a comma and “credssp.dll” :

Click OK, then select the following registry key :

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa

Within this key, there is a REG_MULTI_SZ value called “Security Packages”, which contains a list. At the end of this list, add “tspkg” :

Click OK, close regedit and restart your computer.

You should now be able to RDP to Windows Server 2012 without the pain!

Last modified:: 2016/03/19 16:03