XP remote desktop with Vista Basic?

  Danib3 14:35 PM 23 May 09

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 23:22 PM 23 May 09

This might help click here

  Danib3 00:19 AM 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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