JSI Tip 8428. How can I enable two Remote Desktop connections to Windows XP SP2?

NOTE: While this was valid during the beta, it has been removed in the released SP2.

Windows XP Service Pack 2 computers can support two Remote Desktop sessions simultaneously.

NOTE: If you have an open session on the desktop console, only one additional session is supported.

To enable concurrent sessions, run the following batch file:

@echo off
setlocal
set key="HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\Licensing Core"
@echo reg add %key% /v EnableConcurrentSessions /T REG_DWORD /D 1 /f
reg add %key% /v EnableConcurrentSessions /T REG_DWORD /D 1 /f
endlocal
NOTE: See How do I enable Remote Desktop on Windows XP SP2 using the registry?



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