Unable to log into Windows 8 VM from Windows 8 PC
Hello All, in case anyone runs into the same problem, some Windows 8 VMs do not let you log in initially.
I tried adding three different VMs, and get the same results with each. You get a standard mstsc login screen that will not accept the credentials from CloudShare.
Anytime I added a Windows 8 VM to the environment, I try to log into the new VM and the password doesn't work.
It appears that if you just type in 'local\username' when prompted for the user ID, it will let you login. So you can access the machines now using 'local' and the username and then password.
Also, if you save your connection settings to an .rdp file, then edit it with a text editor and add the line:
That will let you connect.
This appears just when you are on a Windows 8 PC using a Microsoft Account (Windows Live ID or similar). If you use a local or domain account with Windows 8, no issue.
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