Previously, we have shared you following guide to show how to connect Windows remotely to other machines:
Well, recently we came around a strange issue regarding Remote Desktop feature. In this scenario, while connecting to other Windows 10 machines, we received following error:
Your computer can’t connect to the remote computer because an error occurred on the remote computer that you want to connect to. Contact your network administrator for assistance.
This error is however one of the common errors with Remote Desktop feature. If you’re also facing this issue, you can try below mentioned registry tweak on client machine and see if it works you.
FIX: Your Computer Can’t Connect To The Remote Computer Error In Windows 10
Registry Disclaimer: The further steps will involve registry manipulation. Making mistakes while manipulating registry could affect your system adversely. So be careful while editing registry entries and create a System Restore point first.
1. Press + R and put regedit in Run dialog box to open Registry Editor (if you’re not familiar with Registry Editor, then click here). Click OK.
2. In left pane of Registry Editor window, navigate to following registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client
3. Now in the right pane of Terminal Server Client registry key, right click and select New > DWORD Value. Name the newly created registry DWORD (REG_DWORD) as RDGClientTransport. Double click on the DWORD to modify its Value data:
4. Finally, set the Value data to 1 and click OK. Close Registry Editor and reboot the machine.
After restarting your system, you’ll find that the error no longer occurs.
reg.exe Add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Tand press Enter key. Once the command executed successfully, close Command Prompt and reboot to get fixed.
erminal Server Client" /V "RDGClientTransport" /T REG_DWORD /D "1"
Hope this helps!