Windows® ME Remote Desktop
What are the common desktop sharing issues in Windows® ME remote desktop?
Windows® ME or Windows® Millennium is an operating system which supports network and multimedia. It offers system file protection and security. Windows® ME is the operating system which is mainly applicable to PC games, private users, network client and Internet connection sharing. Remote desktop sharing is one of the attractive features in Windows® ME. You can remotely access computers in your network. During this process high amount of CPU and memory is used by your computer so it is necessary that your computer meets the minimum system requirements. While connecting to the remote computer the remote sharing process checks for user permission and if the remote desktop user account is not configured on the remote computer the remote connection fails and gives you an error message. To connect to the remote computer you need to know the name of the computer or the TCP/IP address of the computer you want to access.
Some troubleshooting steps to fix remote desktop sharing issues on Windows® ME are:
- Remote desktop utility
- Check the network connection
- Disable the firewall
Remote desktop utility
This utility enables you to access Internet connection from anywhere in the world as long as you have the Internet connection. It allows you to troubleshoot remote computers from your home, office or while you are travelling. This utility must be installed and enabled only on remote computers. For the faster access high speed Internet connection is preferred.
Check the network connection
Before starting the remote session make sure that your network is active and you can access the shared drive without any issue. If you are accessing the computer through the Internet you need to make sure that you have a high speed Internet connection to enjoy an uninterrupted remote session. Remote session on a slow Internet connection might not be successful because the remote desktop sharing process transfers high amount of data.
Remote connection communicates with the remote computer through a communication port and firewall is a utility which monitors and blocks these ports if they are suspected to be malicious. Windows® Firewall or the firewall on your security program like Norton™, AVG, and avast! etc. could block the remote session. You can disable the firewall on your computer and the remote computer to fix the firewall blocking issues.