Thursday 14 May 2015

Unable to connect Remote Desktop Connection

Solution for Remote Access Cannot Connect.
Error message
1)  Remote access not enabled
2)  Remote computer turned off
3)  Remote computer not available


  1. go to control panel > Network and Internet > Network And Sharing
  2. top left corner change adapter settings
  3. right click on the network that needs the static IP assigned and select properties
  4. Select internet protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
  5. select use the following IP address and enter your static IP, subnet mask that is provided and default gateway that is provided
  6. Enter given and preferred DNS
  7. click ok and open command prompt and type : 
  8. ipconfig /flushDNS

Make sure Windows firwall is not blocking connection
Open command prompt and type :
netsh advfirewall firewall set rule group="remote desktop" new enable=Yes

try once, All will well :)