Remote Desktop Connection
An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x80004005).
Remote computer: 192.168.1.54
This problem may occur if a file that the Windows Product Activation (WPA) requires is damaged or missing. This behavior occurs if one or both of the following conditions are true:
A third-party backup utility or an antivirus program interferes with the installation of Windows XP.
A file that WPA requires is manually modified.
- If the target machine isn’t domain joined, ensure that the username is prefixed with that machine name or ip (e.g. TESTBOX\Administrator)
- Use the original Windows CD to restore the licensing files as per instructions via the source link above.