How to Turn On Remote Desktop on Windows XP

This article will guides you on how to configure the Remote Desktop feature in Windows XP. This feature allows remote control of your Windows XP computer from another comouter that also running Windows operating system. To enable remote desktop feature, please follow below steps:

1. Right-click on “My Computer” and select Properties.
2. Click on the “Remote” tab.
3. Under “Remote Desktop”, please check the box labeled “Allow users to connect remotely to this computer”.
4. Click OK.
5. Please also make sure that the Remote Desktop is not being blocked by the Windows Firewall. You may turn off the windows firewall features but is not recommended. Another alternative is just by pass the remote desktop port which normally running on port 3389.