Remote desktop is the de facto admin tool, for many Windows Server administrators. But, what do you do if remote desktop stops taking connections and you don't have easy physical access to the server? During this episode of TR Dojo, I show you a cool registry hack that lets you remotely enable or disable remote desktop.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.