Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.work_remotely (More info?
This may be off the wall--but do you have an Nvidia Video card/driver?
If so, see Bob Owens' reply to the Remote Desktop Setup thread near this
"Oliver" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Something similar happens to me, but the screen of the server goes black
> and the client eventually times out. There seems to be some hard disk
> activity but keyboard doesn't respond. I have to do a reset manually.
> The same also happens with Virtual PC 2004. Whenever I start a virtual
> machine it goes black (or sometimes reboots).
> Both were working fine before (suddenly started). I tried reinstalling XP
> SP1a but no change.
> Any ideas?