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Hallo,

i dont like the "new" Feature in Windows 2008 R2. We had some Terminalserver and there Work a lot of Users. If the User anable the Clipboard Funktion in his Remote Desktop Connection, the user can copy a file from the RDP Connection to his local Computer and the other way arround.

I search a possibility to copy & paste (only Text/Pictures) between the RDP Connection and the local Machine like Windows 2003 and no Files.

Andybody an Idea.

Thanks Greetings from Germany

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Hmm, this isn't exactly a "new" feature in 2008 R2 - it's been around since at least 2003 –  Mark Henderson Dec 26 '11 at 19:26

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Apparently there is no file transfer only text and pictures... I feel sorry for the misunderstanding must have on my bad English are.

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I have found a Workaround vor my self, its possibile to change the exe file that is responsible for the copy & paste between the RDP Connection and the local Computer. take the rdpclip.exe from a older Version (Windows 2003) and copy it in the new Windows 2008 R2 c:\Windows\System32\

before you do it, you have to be the owner of the original exe file otherwise its not possibil to remove the original file. i hope anybody can help this

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As a workaround, you could enable drive mapping on the RDP client, then the terminal server could see the client's C:\ drive (and/or other drives), and you could move files around that way...

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you can actually copy files between remote desktops, but it requires allowing "mounting of remote disks" during connection time. It's off by default.

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