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How do I connect to mstsc remote desktop automatically with username and passowrd just like Windows 7 works in Windows XP?

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From or to Windows XP? –  grawity Feb 4 '11 at 10:03
    
from win xp to win 2008 r2, but it does not matter anymore, answer is correct –  Greenleader Feb 4 '11 at 16:12

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Define a Remote Desktop Connection profile with the remote system IP/hostname, username & ensure Allow me to save credentials checkbox is checked. Click on Save, and give a name.

Next time you try to connect to it, Windows should pick up the profile and login with the username & password and login automatically.

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Oooh! A diamond! ;) –  BloodPhilia Feb 4 '11 at 11:33
    
@BloodPhilia :D –  Sathya Feb 4 '11 at 12:05

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