- RDC 5.1.2600
- Remote Desktop Web Connection 5.1.2600
- Remote Desktop Web Connection 5.2.3790
- RDC 6.0.2600.0
If using Remote Desktop or VNC to manage many computers, then it might be useful to have a tool to keep track of the different computers:
- Microsoft Remote Desktops snap-in (Tsmmc.msc) is included with Windows 2003 (Also included in the Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack and can be used on Windows XP). More Info MS Technet
- Royal TS
- visionapp Remote Desktop
- Remote Desktop Manager
- mRemote (Opensource)
- RD Tabs
Note mouse and keyboard movement might seem jerky when doing remote desktop. This can be fixed by setting this registry key on the client-side:
Note it is possible create a system console (session 0) connection to a WinXP/Win2k3 computer instead of a terminal services session. Older applications and services will only display their console window and popup message boxes to session 0. Requires an administrator rights on the computer, and only one is allowed to be logged on like this (Default when performing remote desktop to XP):
[HKEY_CURENT_USER \Software \Microsoft \Terminal Server Client]
Min Send Interval = 10 (Default 100 ms)
Min Send Interval 5 = 10 (Default 120 ms)
More Info MS KB196460
More Info MS KB830209
More Info MS KB831172
Note to start with multi-monitor support:
Note to see more options:
Note it is possible to make a local printer available in a remote session:
More Info MS KB304304
- Click Start -> Run..
- Click Options in the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box.
- Click the Local Resources tab.
- Click Printers in the Local Devices box.
- Click Connect.
More Info MS KB264039
More Info MS KB317780
Note one can save the settings used for the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connection in a file (Ex. Default.rdp). To save the settings start mstsc.exe and in the Remote Desktop Connection-dialog select Options. More Info MS KB885187
Related Remote Desktop in Vista can be slow because of RWIN auto-tuning