Enable Network Level Authentication for Remote Desktop on Windows XP machine

Enable Network Level Authentication for Remote Desktop on Windows XP machine While accessing Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 machine, you get an error saying “The remote computer requires...
Enable Network Level Authentication for Remote Desktop on Windows XP machine
While accessing Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 machine, you get an error saying “The remote computer requires Network level authentication which your computer does not support.
To enable Network level authentication in Windows XP machine
- Windows XP machine should have SP3 installed.
 - Go to Start - Run - type regedit press enter
 - From the left pane. Locate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa
 - From right pane. Double click on 'Security Packages' one dialog box will open, leave all existing value  untouched. 
   Just add 'tspkg' at the end without quote. Click OK.
 - From left pane. Locate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders
 - From right pane. Double click on 'Security Providers' and in the dialog box add 'credssp.dll' at the end. 
   add a comma before typing credssp.dll. Click Ok.
 - Restart the computer for changes to take effect.
 - Now reconnect the remote desktop.

Thanks,
Durga

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  • Anonymous
    16 April 2013 at 2:15 pm
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    Worked like a charm.
    Thanks!
    /T

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