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I'm running Windows XP SP3. Why would my Sharing button be greyed out?

As some background information, this seemed to have happened when I upgraded my laptop to Windows 7. Upon losing NetMeeting capabilities, I used Remote Desktop Connection to get connected to a Windows XP workstation so I could continue to troubleshoot tasks with other users using NetMeeting on the RDP machine. Now I cannot share my desktop using this method

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As some background information, this seemed to have happened when I upgraded my laptop to Windows 7. Upon losing NetMeeting capabilities, I used Remote Desktop Connection to get connected to a Windows XP workstation so I could continue to troubleshoot tasks with other users using NetMeeting on the RDP machine. Now I cannot share my desktop using this method. –  Mark Dec 14 '09 at 14:56

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According to Microsoft's Knowledge Base this is an expected behavior:

If you establish a connection to the remote computer by using Remote Desktop Connection, also known as Terminal Services Client, and then you start NetMeeting, sharing will be disabled.

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