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.




Related Articles

How do I connect Windows VPS using Remote Desktop from different operating systems?

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a protocol that allows users to access their Windows VPS...

Do You Offer VPS with 8 vCPU Cores?

No, we do not provide VPS with 8 vCPU cores. We provide VPS with maximum 4 vCPU cores. This is...

How Do I Point My Websites to VPS?

This article will guide you to point your websites to VPS. You can point your websites to VPS in...

How to Remove a Remote Desktop User from Windows VPS?

This article will assist you to remove a Remote Desktop user from Windows VPS. Important: Once...

Do You Have A SmarterMail Demo Account?

SmarterMail provides flexible email server for individuals, small businesses, and...

  • 0 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?