Why does remote desktop on Win XP HE SP2 disconnect frequently from "host" w/o apparent "provocation"?

Question

Why does remote desktop on Win XP HE SP2 disconnect frequently from "host" w/o apparent "provocation"?

Thank you,

Bob Jenks

Answer

This question was answered on October 30, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

No you should not be having these problems Cause: The ISP server is not running.

Solution: Ask your ISP system administrator to verify that the server is running.

Cause:

Your modem is unable to negotiate correctly with the modem of the ISP server

The serial port of the computer cannot keep up with the speed you have selected

Solution: Try to connect at a lower initial port speed.

See also: To change the maximum modem port speed

Cause: Your modem software needs to be updated.

Solution: Check with your modem manufacturer for modem software updates.

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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 30, 2004