I'm trying to make a remote desktop connection from my Macbook at home (running Snow Leopard) to my Windows XP machine at work. The two computers are on entirely different networks.
I log into my work network through VPN, and then I boot up Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection for Mac v2.0.1. I try to connect but eventually it says "The Mac computer cannot connect to the Windows-based computer" (to paraphrase).
I am using an AT&T 2WIRE router. I disabled the firewall, disabled stealth mode, and I've simply run out of good ideas. Do I still have to set up port forwarding if I've disabled the firewall?
I simply have no idea why this is not working... I see from googling that it generates problems for a lot of people. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can get it to work?
Thanks in advance.