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How to specify to MSTSC which session to connect to?

I'm working on a project where I must do almost all of my work on a remote desktop. I also have to frequently connect and disconnect from the remote desktop because of the network configuration. ...
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1answer
68 views

Troubleshoot mstsc /span from Windows XP to Windows Server 2008

At work, I often use the "mstsc" command to use the Microsoft Terminal Services Client and remote to another machine. In my case, I'm using Windows XP (call this box 1) to connect to a Windows Server ...
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1answer
92 views

RDP file - authentication level doesn't work

I've set authentication level:i:0 in the RDP file, but when I connect to this computer with mstsc it asks me if I want to connect to this computer, so the parameter is ignored by the mstsc. How to fix ...
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2answers
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How can I check what machines I'm logged into within a domain?

I often find myself RDP into multiple machines and have the connection time out, keeping me logged in. I then forget where I've been and my account stays logged in, blocking other users from accessing ...
2
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2answers
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MSTSC Not working, disconnects shortly after connecting

I'm currently having a problem connecting remotely to a server. It is a brand new build Windows 2008 R2, remote users are enabled. I'm trying to connect from a Windows 7 machine. Everytime I ...
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1answer
517 views

Trouble connecting to remote “console session” of a Windows XP pro

I'm trying to connect to a Windows XP pro through Remote Desktop (my local machine is on Windows 7). I know that I have to type mstsc.exe /admin (I'm not using the deprecated option /console) to open ...
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5answers
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Send ctrl-alt-del to nested RDP session

Is there a way to send the ctrl-alt-del command to an RDP session (W2K8 R2) inside another RDP session (W2K8 R2) without the fist session catching it? Ctrl-alt-end and ctrl-alt-shift-end do not seem ...
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4answers
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How can I print from a remote desktop (mstsc) on my local printer?

Edit: Thank you all for your answers. They were quite helpful (and I would vote them up if I had enough reputation to do so), but unfortunately not the answer so far. For some reason, my printer (HP ...
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3answers
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Strange RDP / Remote Desktop problem

I'll try to be as specific as I can be: Server is running SBS 2008 R2 (with all updates) Server is connected to the internet Server has 2 NIC's, one is disabled Server is running RDP Service ...
2
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4answers
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Windows Remote Desktop (RDP/MSTSC) fails with Error Code: 5

I have 2 Windows XP boxen: A (running XP SP3) and B (running XP SP2). I'm using Remote Desktop to connect from A to B. When I connect, I get the login screen (which is slow to respond to ...
2
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6answers
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MSTSC RDP over the public internet

My first question so please be gentle :) I have a client who is insisting that they have to let their third party vendor support access to there server directly from the internet via RDP. Our policy ...
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1answer
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Supply username and password to mstsc

In previous versions of the remote desktop client there were methods of passing in the password through various methods. Has anybody found a good method using the latest remote desktop client? I'm ...
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7answers
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MSTSC crash on connect

We are supporting a client with primarily Windows XP machines. The users need to use Remote Desktop to connect to a terminal server. Unfortunately, after upgrading to SP3 on some machines MSTSC.exe ...