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What are the options to overlay a Remote Desktop Connection?

The connection is in fullscreen mode. So the taskbar of the host system is no longer visible.

A Brwoser on the host system runs a web application that sends notifications via the Notification API (https://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Web/API/notification).

These notifications should also be visible to the user during the work on the remote desktop system.

On a dual monitor system they are actually over the remote desktop connection. For a single-monitor system, the RDC window is not superimposed.

Running the remote desktop connection only in window mode would only be the last resort.

Any idea is welcome.

  • If you hit Windows Key + Up Arrow you will make the window fit the screen without officially putting it into "Full Screen mode". I know you would rather not have it windowed, but would that work? – Cheesus Crust Mar 29 '17 at 14:11
  • In this particular case it is difficult because the RDC configuration can not be changed. So the user would have to do the necessary steps every morning. Didn't found a Cross Browser solution yet. But the Edge Browser uses the Windows 10 system notifications for Notification Api. And these notifications overlay the Fullscreen RDC window even on a single-monitor system. – ws_dev May 10 '17 at 9:00

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