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Everything you ever wanted to know about Microsoft VDI – from TechEd 2012

Hi, I am Gaurav Daga, Lead Program Manager on the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. I work on RemoteFX, and I attended TechEd last month with a few of my teammates. In June, Dean Paron posted two TechEd overview videos for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) in Windows Server 2012. Today’s blog post summarizes the key presentations...

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Remote Desktop Services Coverage at BUILD 2011

Remote Desktop Services had strong coverage at the Windows BUILD 2011 Conference held last week in Anaheim, California. This blog post recaps the major presentations at the conference where Remote Desktop Services technology in Windows Server 8 Developer Preview and Windows 8 Developer Preview was showcased. Metro-style Remote Desktop app demonstrated at the opening keynote...

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Terminal Services Team Presence at the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference (PDC) 2008 in Los Angeles, CA

The TS team had a great presence at PDC 2008 with a couple of breakout sessions and a booth at the Microsoft Pavilion where we showed off our Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 features and previewed a few of our new features that are slated for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the...

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Terminal Services RemoteApp™ Session Termination Logic

Terminal Services RemoteApp™ Session Termination Logic There are several heuristics and session time limit Group Policy settings that dictate the lifetime of a RemoteApp session. The main difference in behavior between a RemoteApp session and a regular full desktop session is that there is no explicit way for the user to either log off or...

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Terminal Services RemoteApp™ Session Termination Logic

Terminal Services RemoteApp™ Session Termination Logic There are several heuristics and session time limit Group Policy settings that dictate the lifetime of a RemoteApp session. The main difference in behavior between a RemoteApp session and a regular full desktop session is that there is no explicit way for the user to either log off or...

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Using Terminal Services RemoteApp™ programs on multi-monitor client computers

One of the new feature additions to Terminal Services RemoteApp (TS RemoteApp) in Windows Server® Code Name “Longhorn” Beta 3 is multi-monitor support – the ability for a remote program to be dragged between primary and secondary monitors, to be maximized on any monitor and have it stick correctly to that monitor, etc. In other...

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Using Terminal Services RemoteApp™ programs on multi-monitor client computers

One of the new feature additions to Terminal Services RemoteApp (TS RemoteApp) in Windows Server® Code Name “Longhorn” Beta 3 is multi-monitor support – the ability for a remote program to be dragged between primary and secondary monitors, to be maximized on any monitor and have it stick correctly to that monitor, etc. In other...

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Terminal Server Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework in Vista and Longhorn: Part 3

After discussing the inbox Plug and Play device redirection capabilities in Windows Vista and Windows Server codename “Longhorn”, in this conclusive part of the series, we talk about how third-party Plug and Play device drivers can be authored in such a way that they can function over this new Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework...

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Terminal Server Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework in Vista and Longhorn: Part 2

In the last part of this series, we introduced the new Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework and discussed how to redirect Windows Portable Devices based digital cameras and media players. In this part, we are going to talk about a targeted retail customer scenario – how the Framework can help in redirection of Microsoft...

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