The exact error message is:
This portion of the remote web workplace requires the microsoft remote desktop activex control. Your browser’s security settings may be preventing you from downloading activex controls. Adjust these settings, and try to connect again.
Missing Microsoft RDP Client Control
System: On a fresh install Windows XP SP3 system with all the Windows update
When try to use IE7 to initiate a terminal service connection, you find that it won’t work and you see a little pop-up message saying Add-ons disabled.
Add-on Disabled message
When you go to Manage Add-ons, you find no Add-ons are disabled and you also cannot see the Microsoft RDP Client Control Add-on.
- Go to Internet Option and go to Advanced tab, click on the Reset button to reset Internet Explorer settings. Restart the Internet Explorer and retry again and this time it should work.
- Click on Reset button
- After restart your Internet Explorer, you can see Microsoft RDP Client Control!