Windows® 7 Remote Desktop not working
Why is Remote Desktop on your Windows 7 system not working? Find out how to fix it
The Remote Desktop feature on your Windows 7 system works with a network connection and can be very useful for users who have to manage computers at different locations. Remote Desktop on Windows 7 is very simple to use. However, some Windows 7 users might face some problems when using Remote Desktop services on their systems. Some of the common issues known to come up with Remote Desktop include service not working, errors when using the service, system restarting when using remote desktop service, blue screen errors when using remote desktop and so on. Windows 7 Remote Desktop on your system might not be working because of several reasons such as malware infections within the system, problems with some of the system files associated with remote desktop, network related issues, etc.
Following details will give users more information regarding ways to resolve Windows 7 Remote Desktop not working issue:
- Check network connectivity
- Verify system files
- Scan for threats
Check network connectivity
Problems with the working of Windows 7 remote desktop might be because of issues with the network connectivity of the system. Issues with the network connectivity means that the computer would not be able to connect to the network. All Windows 7 users having Remote Desktop not working issue are advised to check the network connectivity of the system and also check the network related settings. If some changes to the settings have brought up the issue, reverting the values to default ones would solve the problem.
Verify system files
Like all other software or service, even Remote Desktop on Windows 7 is associated with many system files on the OS. If some of the system files associated with Remote Desktop service are damaged, then the service would not work. Windows 7 users having Remote Desktop not working issue are suggested to check and verify the integrity of the system files using sfc/ scan now command in the CMD and if system files are found damaged, the OS would have to be repaired using default OS repair tool to solve the issues.
Potential threats or malware infections can also cause problems with the working of remote desktop feature on Windows 7. Malwares cause problems so that users would not be able to remove infections using remote connections. All Windows 7 users having problems with the use of Remote Desktop service are advised to scan the system for threats and remove all infections using a good malware removal tool. Removing the infections would automatically fix the issues and get Remote Desktop working.
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