I have Macbook with Windows 7 installed and connected to Windows 2012 server with Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection. How can I run Ctrl + Alt + Delete on Windows 2012 Server?

Thanks in advance.

  • Standard windows RDP is Ctrl+Alt+End, do mac books have this key? – Bob Vale May 22 at 12:49

This is what worked for me on my Macbook Pro using Yosemite (10.10.2) and the official RDP client from Microsoft while connected to a Windows 2012R2 server:

fn+control+alt+delete

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    this sends CTRL+ALT+DEL to the local machine not the remote machine – Matthew Lock Dec 31 '16 at 4:20
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    @MatthewLock it should send it to the remote machine in full screen mode – Tom Kidd Jun 2 '17 at 17:15
up vote 10 down vote accepted

I found it, it was:

fn+ctrl+alt+right-arrow

  • It is Ctrl-Alt-End - regardless of what OS you are running on the client. – cdavid Sep 7 '14 at 18:45
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    there is no End button on Mac – Salim Sep 16 '14 at 8:24
  • Yes, there is. It is a virtual key that you can achieve by pressing the physical keys: Fn and right arrow. – cdavid Sep 16 '14 at 17:09
  • This is the correct answer, the other answer doesn't work as stated in the comments – Oliver Dungey Sep 6 '17 at 9:14

I cannot comment on other answers because of my "reputation points". What worked for me was slm but in this format:

fn+control+option+delete

MAC keyboard.

for me, prior suggestions didn't work but provided some insight

what ended up working for me was

fn+ctrl+command+right-arrow

  • prior suggestions didn't work and yet this is an almost verbatim copy of a previous answer. If you don't have anything new or different to add then pleaser don't. – user772515 Apr 9 at 14:43

What I find best to use the ease of access feature and enable the on-screen keyboard and then click ctrl+alt+del and it sends the command and allows me to type in the password, then just turn off the feature and close the keyboard.

There is no delete button on my laptop keyboard, this works on my laptop: fn+ctrl+alt+backspace

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