Using Windows 10, often when I disconnect my laptop from an external monitor some native windows will be stuck off-screen. I usually use Windows key+arrow keys to move them back. But this doesn't appear to work for RDP-wrapped windows. Closing the connection and reconnecting doesn't fix it either. Does anyone know how to get a window on-screen from RDP?


Any change to the desktop workspace area will cause Windows to move all windows back into the visible workspace.

Some examples :

  • Temporarily resizing the taskbar (unlocking it first as necessary).

  • Displacing the taskbar

  • Temporarily changing the desktop resolution.
    Right-click a blank area of the desktop, choose "Display settings", change the Resolution to another value, then choose Revert to undo.

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  • Moving the taskbar to the left and then back to the bottom brought the window to the workspace. Thanks. – DontLikeWindows Dec 12 '19 at 21:39

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