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How to configure the Remote Desktop client to connect to a specific port when you use Windows XP
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This article describes how to change the port number that the Remote Desktop client connects to. You may have to do this if the remote computer has had the "listening" port for Terminal Services or Remote Desktop connections changed from the default port. The default port is 3389.
For additional information about changing the listening port for Remote Desktop, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306759/ )How to change the listening port for Remote Desktop
To change the port number that the Remote Desktop client connects to, follow these steps: