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Win XP Pro sp3 lost remote desktop connection

By Bosvegas5
Dec 9, 2008
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  1. I'm an ***** who didn't read before installing SP3. I've managed to uninstall it and recovered most of the files that were changed except for my imbedded remote desktop connection. I've recovered the shortcut, however when I try to open it I get the following error message:
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    The system cannot find the file specified.

    C:\WINDOWS\system32\<LANG_NAME>\mstsc.exe.MUI

    How do I recover this or replace it with the rdc on microsoft's website?
    Thanks in advance for any help.
    Bosvegas
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    Start->Run-> sfc /scannow
    It is stated to remove Antivirus or any other resident protecting programs (after doing a full scan first ;) ) before doing these updates

    Once the sfc /scannow is completed, then update to SP3 again (Well worth it :grinthumb )
     
  3. Bosvegas5

    Bosvegas5 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry I wasn't specific enough

    the error messsage is referring to the remote desktop connection. it appears that the file has vanished from the folder and I've done a search for it and it is no longer in my system that I can find. I went to Microsoft online to load their rdc but it comes up with message that it is already installed in the XP programs. I don't have the xp discs to recover it.
    Thanks!
    Bosvegas
     
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

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