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December 15, 2012

Windows NT Terminal Service RemoteApp

Filed under: tech — zproxy @ 3:12 pm

How many distinct C: drives can you explore at the same time?

Remote desktop connection icon.PNG

Did you know that you can run your remote application within your local desktop seamessly?

On your client modify your .rdp file:


On your server do:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server\TSAppAllowList]

To list remote drives:

wmic logicaldisk get caption

To open the task manager:


To open Control Panel, one could choose Windows Classic layout:


While Visual Studio 2012 actually works in this mode.

Since some web applications already allow one to map network drives via WebDAV then how long, until one can actually connect to a virtual web application via Remote Desktop Client RemoteApp? What if that virtual web application would be hosted by your android device or your chrome web application?

What if the application was running on EC2 yet as a RemoteApp?


! Aero wont work for Remote Apps.

! changing DPI can break multi mon, and waste hours for you.

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