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Trouble connecting to remote "console session" of a Windows XP pro

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http://serverfault.com – I'm trying to connect to a Windows XP pro through Remote Desktop (my local machine is on Windows 7). I know that I have to type mstsc.exe /admin (I'm not using the deprecated option /console) to open the console session. However, it really seems that I'm not connected to the console session. For example: When I type echo %SESSIONNAME%, I get something like RDP-Tcp#14 instead of console. When I type shadow 0 to observe console session, I get Error [7050]:The requested session cannot be controlled remotely. This may be because the session is disconnected or does not currently have a use r lo (HowTos)