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I use remote desktop connection a lot in my work and connect to a lot of servers. Groups of servers have some patterns in their names (i.e. some of them start with qa..., some with tv-...)

I like the auto fill \ auto complete feature that Remote Desktop Connection has - you fill first letters and it allows you to select desired server from the autocomplete list.

Remote Desktop Connection Auto Complete list

For example, I type in the Remote Desktop Connection qa - and get autocomplete options like qaVM1NAME.mysubdomain.mydomain.com, qa2NDVMNAME.mysubdomain.mydomain.com, etc.

The problem is, I get only 4 of these. Whenever I connect to 5th server and disconnect from it (the auto complete list populates on disconnect) - the 5th server is added to the list, and one of the servers is removed from there. I will not get an auto complete \ auto fill option for it, even if I type most of its name.

For example, I have:


And connect to them and disconnect from them in order.

So after I disconnect from the last (qaNAMEVM5....), one of the servers will be missing from the list (i.e. qaVM1NAME...), even if I input the part of its name that clearly distinguishes it (qaVM1NAME) - so I have to type the quite long domain name every time

Question is: how do I enable Remote Desktop Connection to save more recent entries?

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I've found something that helps a bit, but not as much as I would like. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Default - this key has the most recent entries - editing them can help to look up in more than 4 entries, but still there is a limit of 9 (I tried adding MRU10 or MRUA there - they didn't work) –  Ubeogesh Sep 9 '13 at 10:39
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