Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I have a dual monitor setup, 24" widescreen primary and 19" 4:3 secondary, turned vertically, on the right side.

My workstation is Windows XP, and I am using Remote Desktop to get onto a Windows Server 2003 virtual machine. The Remote Desktop session is in full screen and on my primary monitor.

Is there any way to lock my mouse within that Remote Desktop window so that moving my mouse cursor to the right doesn't make it leave the Remote Desktop environment and into my workstation environment?

share|improve this question

I am not aware of any settings within RDP that would prevent what you would describe. One possible solution (short of programming) would be run the 2nd monitor on another machine. Then you could connect the two machines via a KVM (real or software) which would require a manual switch to 'jump' to the 19" monitor from the 24".

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .