XP remote desktop with Vista Basic?

  Danib3 23 May 09
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I recently bought a new laptop that came with Vista Home Basic preinstalled (no disc). Because I need to remotely access my work server, I had to buy a Professional version of windows so I opted to purchase XP Pro because that's what I was familiar with.

Now I'm finding that "downgrading" is hardly a simple procedure, especially without a disc for Vista if I ever want to get it back!

Is there a way to use Vista as my OS but still be able to use Remote Desktop (from XP)?

  BRYNIT 23 May 09

This might help click here

  Danib3 26 May 09

!!! I have done a number of searches on the subject of Remote Desktop with Vista and repeatedly read that Business/Professional or Premium is required. This is also what the sales person told me.

But you, wise one, are better informed! You just saved me 200 dollars. Thank you.

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