Fix :: Error 126 while starting remote desktop service, the specified module could not be found

Problem Statement


Could not connect to Windows VPS


Error Message


Remote Desktop can't connect to the remote computer for one of the reasons

  1. Remote access to the Server is not enabled
  2. The Remote computer is turned off
  3. The Remote is not available on the network


Solution


We logged in this VPS through HyperVisor console and attempted to start the Remote Desktop service, we received following error:

Error 126 while starting remote desktop service. The specified module could not be found

  1. Login to VPS through console.
  2. Open command prompt by Start → Run → Type cmd Hit Enter.
  3. Type command run sfc /scannow and Hit Enter.
  4. Once task is completed try to start Remote Desktop service again.




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