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Announcing the availability of Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 for Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1, and Windows Vista SP2

We are pleased to announce the availability of Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 for downlevel operating systems on Wednesday, October 28th. KB969084 provides a detailed description of available functionality and provides links to the download package. This follows the previous post here that described in detail the functionality available using Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 on Windows...

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Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.1) for Windows XP SP2 x86 platforms

Hello everyone, we heard a lot of feedback from you about the need for the Remote Desktop Connection client 6.1 to be made available as a standalone install for Windows XP SP2 to ease deployments of Windows 2008 Terminal Services. In response to this feedback, we have released the Remote Desktop Connection client (RDC 6.1)...

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Client Requirements for TS Web Access in Windows Server 2008 Release Candidate (RC0)

Starting with the RC0 release of Windows Server 2008, Terminal Services Web Access (TS Web Access) requires the most recent update to the Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client software. This updated version is available in the beta versions of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). If you are...

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Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0 Beta Available Now

Greetings from the Macintosh Business Unit at Microsoft! We appreciate the interest many of you have shown about the new RDC client for Mac. As announced on Mac Mojo blog a couple of weeks ago,  we released a public beta version of Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) Client for Mac 2.0 on Tuesday July 31st....

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Update:Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows Server 2003 SP2 released

We’ve released the English and localized versions of the Remote Desktop Client for connecting to Vista. We recommend that to install the new version, users go to Windows Update on the target computer and look for optional software updates. The new version can also be downloaded  from the Microsoft Download Center however users should take...

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TS connection experience improvements based on RDP 6.0 client customer feedback

Many users have downloaded the RDP 6.0 TS client through Windows update since it was released. We have received significant feedback on the RDP 6.0 client — both on what you liked and what you disliked. In this post we want to let you know that we heard you and show you how your continued...

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UPDATE: Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 (Localized) released

We’ve released the final set of localized versions of the new Remote Desktop Client corresponding to Vista for the following languages:   Windows Server 2003: Czech, Portugese – Portugal, Turkish, Hungarian Windows XP: Czech, Greek, Portugese – Portugal, Turkish, Hungarian Windows XP SP2 MUI: MUI Here are some of the new features in this version...

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Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 Localized versions released

We’ve released the localized versions of the new Remote Desktop Client corresponding to Vista for the following languages: Windows Server 2003: Chinese – Simplified, Chinese – Traditional, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese – Brazil, Russian, Spanish – Spain, Swedish. Windows XP: Arabic, Chinese – Simplified, Chinese – Traditional, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French,...

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Vista Remote Desktop Connection Authentication FAQ

 Update: Some additional improvements are coming in this area.  Please see this article. There has been a lot of feedback about the new authentication features introduced in the latest version of the Remote Desktop Connection client. These features are part of our efforts to improve security for Terminal Services (TS) in Windows Vista and Windows...

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