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I have dual monitors set up on my home computer (running Windows 7 Ultimate). I am trying to do RDP to my computer at work (running Windows XP Pro).

So far I have been unsuccessful in being able to utilize both monitors in the remote session.

I have checked the box to "use all my monitors for the remote session" but that doesn't work either. I also tried 'mstsc/span' from Run and it says, Windows can't find it.

My monitors are set up side by side and they are each 1920 x 1080.

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Does your computer at work have two monitors? – Not Kyle stop stalking me Apr 5 '12 at 13:03
No. the computer at work only has 1 monitor – Marcy Apr 5 '12 at 13:38
The number of monitors on the work PC is moot, it is running XP and does not support multiple monitor RDP. Please see my answer below. – Paperlantern Apr 5 '12 at 13:59

This only works in certain releases of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. I believe the Ultimate version of 7 and the Enterprise version of 7 will do this, as well as any version of Server 2008 R2. I do not think Windows XP supports this feature.

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He is using Windows 7. Windows 7 Professional also supports it. – Ramhound Apr 5 '12 at 13:46
@ramhound Unfortunately the TARGET PC has to be the one with Windows 7 Enterprise or Ultimate. No, Windows 7 pro does not support it. ONLY Ultimate and Enterprise. – Paperlantern Apr 5 '12 at 13:58
Good News! I saved an RDP shortcut on my desktop and modified the Target at the end by adding ' /span' and open RDP from that shortcut and I've got what I need now. I'm in business. Thanks for the comments. – Marcy Apr 5 '12 at 14:10
This is not a true multi-monitor environment but if it works for you then that is excellent. – Paperlantern Apr 5 '12 at 14:18

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