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SBS Remote Web Workplace - Windows XP SP-3 Won't Allow The Installation Of The RWW ActiveX Control
 
Problem description
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Windows XP SP3 won't allow the install of the RWW ActiveX Control

Cause
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Terminal Services ActiveX control is disabled by default in XP SP-3

Resolution
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Manually deploy RWW:
  1. Download the Remote Desktop Connection Web Connection softwareMicrosoft KB article
     
  2. Expand files from tswebsetup.exe to obtain msrdp.cab, which contains
    the msrdp.ocx ActiveX control.
     
  3. Copy msrdp.ocx to c:\Windows\System32 on the Windows XP computer.
     
  4. Register the OCX from the Start > Run menu using:
         regsvr32 C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\MSRDP.OCX
     
  5. Search the Registry for GUID {7584c670-2274-4efb-b00b-d6aaba6d3850}
    on the Windows XP computer and delete all related Registry keys.
     
  6. Reboot the computer and then enable RDP add-ons in Internet Explorer.

Credit: Special thanks to Susan "SBS Diva" Bradley for this tip.  Read Susan's blog at http://www.sbsdiva.com.