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Windows Server 2003/2008 RDP session limit

I have a windows server 2003 installation (which may be upgraded to 2008 in the future) configured for the default of 2 remote desktop sessions. I have a requirement to allow more sessions if ...
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2003R2 Domain Controller denies remote Login

This is a german system, so i do my best to translate, but as i dont hve access to an english system, some grpos- and policy-names are just good guesses, so some finetunig translation bY someone ...
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Remote desktop sessions - can you be active and idle at the same time?

When someone has a state of 'active' and an idle time, does that mean that they are logged into the remote desktop, but haven't used it for 'n' minutes, where 'n' is the idle time? I've been ...
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Remote desktop hyper-v right click issue

I have a remote virtual server running on hyper-v. There right click is not working. Initially it started working fine, but after a while i'm facing the following issues * if i click the right mouse ...
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1answer
331 views

Make RDP full screen on secondary or multiple monitors?

I want my RDP or remote desktop window to occupy the whole area of my secondary screen (which is bigger than primary). I tried everything in this microsoft doc and it does not work - ...
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1answer
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“StickyKeys” popup whenever pressing Shift in Remote Desktop session to Server 2003 from Windows 7

I am connecting from a Windows 7 workstation to a Server 2003 server, and it seems the "StickyKeys" dialogue box (on the server side) appears whenever Shift is pressed- even if it is just pressed once ...
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Keep RDP from locking session in Server 2012

I am running windows Server 2012 with two users. I have an app that takes a screenshot of a game console that runs under each user. The problem I am having is that I can't detach the Remote Desktop ...
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1answer
103 views

How to chain multiple remote desktop jumps in windows machines?

Is it possible to start a remote desktop connection and once you get in automatically start another remote connection to another server with different credentials? Like so: My pc -> winxp with ...
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2answers
437 views

File Transfer using RDP Client

Why can I copy & paste files via the clipboard between client and server when connected to Windows Server 2008 without having to share drives, but not with Windows Server 2003?
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400 views

Is it possible to give the RDC server more CPU priority?

I use a Windows Server 2003 machine for some CPU-intensive tasks. I'm wondering, is there any way of giving the Remote Desktop Connection server more priority, so that it doesn't hang while the server ...
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203 views

mstsc process takes more than 2 GB of RAM on a the remote machine

From time to time on a remote server (64-bit) I find that it's RAM (4GB) being filled up. When I check the processes list in the task manager I find the mstsc taking very low amount of RAM but If I ...
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1answer
435 views

Remote Desktop will connect but not display window

I'm having a strange issue with Remote Desktop on a particular server running Windows Server 2003. It seems to connect fine but just when you would expect it to launch the window it goes back to the ...
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770 views

Transfering files using remote desktop Windows Server 2003

I am trying to transfer files between the two Windows Server 2003 computers. I have already looked online and have selected the Disk Drives option Local Drives in the Local Resources tab. I still ...
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1answer
581 views

Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions with Windows

I'm using Active Directory with Windows XP clients and Server 2003 as the AD. Is there a way to allow a local user to be logged in and allow an admin to login as well without one of the sessions being ...
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Terminal Server - Task Manager disapears Windows 2003 Server

A bit of a problem on our Server 2003 Windows, from time to time terminal server manager stops working and I couldn't see any active sessions, so I went over to task manager to see the ...
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3answers
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Windows scheduler - Tasks not running when user not logged in

I have Windows Server 2003, with schedules setup via Remote Desktop under one account. That account appears in the 'creator' column too. I have 'Run only if logged on' unticked. When I have logged ...
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652 views

Remote desktop (mstsc.exe) published through citrix cannot save credentials

We have published mstsc.exe (Remote Desktop) through Citrix. Currently, users can check the "Allow me to save credentials" box, but this saved credential does not persist across sessions. Since ...
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141 views

Misaligned active window capture in Remote Desktop

Recently I need to to do some reports by capturing the active window within Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe). The capture was done using Alt+PrintScreen but the resulting captured image is misaligned, 6 ...
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3answers
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How can I configure Windows Firewall without turning the service on?

I suddenly could not RDP into my server after rebooting it. Turned out the Firewall was blocking me, I remotely shut off the firewall service (parallels virtuozzo panel) and was able to RDP in. When I ...
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Why does a Remote Desktop Redirected Printer Doc appear every time I connect to Windows Server 2003 SBS?

I've run into a weird, persistent issue regarding a remote desktop connection. Every time I successfully log into a server running Windows Server 2003 SBS, without taking any further action, after a ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there any way to prevent RDP to Windows Server 2003 from auto-locking?

All my experience RDPing into Windows Server 2008 (albeit not much) has shown that it never locks to the login screen after a period of inactivity, this is really great. However on Windows Server ...
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281 views

RDP from OSX to W2K3 (and XP): No dead-keys anymore

This one is driving me nuts. Several Macs, mini, MacBook Pro and iMac's, currently running Lion and having de MS RDP client for OSX (latest version) installed. All do RDP sessions to several XP and ...
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1answer
199 views

How do I lock my mouse within the Remote Desktop window with a dual monitor setup?

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 ...
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1answer
199 views

What's the normal way to manage MS-Windows Server 2003?

Ok, so I've never used a server version of Windows before (I've worked on, but never administrated, Linux servers). Because of this I decided to install Microsoft Windows Server 2003, set it up, and ...
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RDP slower when connecting a Windows 7 Ultimate to Server 2003?

I have a successful RDP connection on Windows XP Professional to Windows Server 2003 at a remote site. I setup another machine running Windows 7 Ultimate. although I am able to get connection, ...
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3answers
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Script to kill/restart rdpclip?

We use remote desktop a lot (XP to Server 2003), and people are having trouble with the clipboard randomly not working. After ensuring that all drives were selected for the remote connection, and ...
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Limit the computers that can remote desktop to a server

I have a Windows Server 2003 computer that is accessed by a remote desktop connection. To access the server all you need to know is the IP address of the computer. I want to limit the computers that ...
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1answer
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Can Remote Desktop connect only 2 monitors when the client has 3 or 4 monitors connected?

I have three monitors (all 1920x1200) connected to my desktop and I would like to RDP into another computer (running Windows Server 2003) and use only two of my three monitors. The main monitor is ...
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Mac remote desktop printing to local printer

I have a printer attached to a Mac mini who works locally. From the Mac I connect through remote desktop to a Windows Server 2003 and I want to be able to print from the remote computer to the locally ...
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What is the registry key to terminate sessions on disconnect

I want my sessions to terminate when Remote Desktop disconnects. Right now I'm doing this manually ala: Where I'm selecting End session as the option to When a session limit is reached or ...
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2answers
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Remote desktop to Win2k3 server starts new session

I use RD to connect to a number of remote servers over a VPN. This VPN can sometime drop out unexpectedly and then it seems to be a lottery as to whether I can connect back to the same RD session I ...
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186 views

remote desktop on microsoft windows 2003: licensing issue

it seems that I can't connect with remote desktop to a Windows 2003 machine cause of licensing issue. I understand that if I connect only with one user it should work, what's the problem? When I try ...
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1answer
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how to install TightVnc via remote command prompt‎

How can I install TightVnc via remote command prompt‎? my server: Windows Server 2003 and I don't have any access in my RDP.
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Cannot Connect To VMWare Guest OS Using Either RDP or VNC

I have a PC (Windows XP SP3) with VMWare Workstation 7 installed. The VMWare hosts Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition R2. RealVNC (4.1.3) is installed on both OS'es. Both of them use Hamachi2. ...
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how to make the remotedesktop and local connection work together

I want to allow connection to my desktop while I work on it too. currently if someone remotely logs on to my computer, I cant work on it then. Is there a way around. thanks
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Deleting… dialog box stays on screen for over a minute when deleting one small file

Every now and again I log into a Windows Server 2003 box with a remote desktop connection and delete one small file. When I do this, the Deleting... dialog box appears and remains on the screen for ...
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How can I configure the max connection limit for Remote Desktop Connections on a Windows 2003 Server?

Currently, I have a Windows 2003 Server that I connect remotely using Remote Desktop as administrator. It allows two concurrent sessions for the administrator plus a console session. How can I ...
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3answers
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Configuring static IP address for using Remote Desktop Connection

I have a static IP address provided by my ISP. I have three machines at my home. I want to remotely access one of my machines (Windows Server 2003) using Remote Desktop Connection from any location. ...
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How secure is Remote Desktop from Mac OS X to Windows Server 2003?

It's unclear to me exactly how secure Remote Desktop access from Mac OS X to a Windows Server 2003 machine is. Is the communication encrypted by default? What level of encryption? Are there best ...
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2answers
336 views

Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services error

I have a Win2K3 machine which I want to access via remote desktop. When I try remote desktop on another machine the session just ends as soon as it attempts connection. I never see the log-on sceeen ...
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4answers
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How do I improve my screen resolution in Windows Remote Desktop?

I'm RDP'ing into a Win2K3 machine from a WinXP machine, and I cannot stand the low screen resolution I get on the Win2K3 box. Text is too large and the graphics/colors aren't very smooth. How do I ...
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Cannot connect to server via Remote Desktop Connection

(I am new to all this so please bear with me :) I want to connect to my Server 2003 machine via my desktop XP Pro machine. They both belong to the same Workgroup: MSHOME - but I always get the error ...