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Windows 7 profile SID wrong mstsc can’t login

This is a very strange problem I came across on a windows 7 Embedded thin client. I don’t quite understand what went wrong but I’ll give you a detailed description.

CASE:
The user has a thin client with Windows 7 Embedded that’s been entered in to the Active Directory domain. On the public desktop of the thin client there is a RDP file to connect to a Remote Desktop Server (a.k.a. Terminal Server). The user logs on to the thin client using their AD credentials. The user was able to log on to the server using the RDP file without problems until today.

SYMPTOMS:
– User can’t log on to the Remote Desktop Server, the error received is:

The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login

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RDWeb shows no icons with Internet Explorer 10 TSWeb (server side fix)

RDWeb or TSWeb is the Microsoft Remote Desktop service web access page from Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2. When using Internet Explorer 10 to browse to an RDWeb (>=2008 R2) or TSWeb (=2008) the icons for the published apps …

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