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Windows 7: Dual Monitors + Gadgets + RDP

19 Mar 2010   #1
tvos

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Dual Monitors + Gadgets + RDP

Friends,

Is there a way to lock icons, gadgets on the desktop so they do not shift from a dual monitor environment when returning from a RDP session? There are times I turn off gadgets, rdp in, then come back to the desktop and the gadgets icons, screen res is all messed up.

Please advise.

Tvos


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20 Mar 2010   #2
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Gadgets do remember where you move them to.
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21 Mar 2010   #3
tvos

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

yah, but the problem is when I rdp into my desktop the gadgets shift to one monitor. after returning to the computer (physical) gadgets are on the left monitor, not back in their original position.

tvos
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21 Mar 2010   #4
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

you can create a different user account that you RDP into, that way your main account doesn't get messed with.
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22 Mar 2010   #5
tvos

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

true and good advice but honestly, really don't want to have two IDS just for a simple RDP problem.

thanx,

tvos
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01 May 2010   #6
scottylans

 
 

This also bugs the hell out of me :/
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07 May 2010   #7
johngalt

 

Ummm, here is one that may or may not work.

How to Enable Concurrent Sessions for Remote Desktop in Windows 7 RTM

Using a concurrent session, you can lock your machine as opposed to having RDP log you out, so your settings won't get FUBAR'd.

NOTE: If you log out of your machine before initiating an RDP session, you may still get the same results as you traditionally get above

The beauty of concurrent sessions is that I can log in and still RDP in *simultaneously* (tested 3 days ago with my Motorola DROID after purchasing the Xtralogic RD app for Android to test it).
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08 May 2010   #8
scottylans

 
 

Log in with the same userID tho?
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08 May 2010   #9
johngalt

 

That is what concurrent means - use the *same* login credentials and log in with the same account.
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