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I'm working on a local PC with Windows 7 64-bit and I have a remote desktop connection to a PC with the same config.

When I paste a large file from my remote desktop PC to my local PC it works... until I start an other copy and paste action on my local machine. Why does the remote desktop connection stops copying when I do a local copy and paste action?

I can't believe I'm the only one with this, but I can't find the answer.

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Clipboard support in RDP sucks. A similar about RDP clipboard issues was asked yesterday. serverfault.com/questions/391595/… –  Zoredache May 23 '12 at 20:15
    
you can say that, I have to paste large files, so it takes a while. I hoped there would be a solution to fix it. maybe I have to use different software for this? –  Cerveser May 23 '12 at 21:16
    
Would there be another option opposed to copying those files trough RDP? E.g. trough CIFS? –  MichelZ May 28 '12 at 10:17
    
Do you know some options with a secure connection? –  Cerveser May 31 '12 at 15:46
    
I am just having the same issue. The file copy from remote to local goes well until I do a mere copy/paste (e.g. in a text editor) on my local machine. Tried to reset the rdpclip.exe thing, with no luck - I think this "solves" another issue anyway (where remote copy/paste does not work at all). –  Tibo Mar 6 '13 at 15:59

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