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Allow terminal service user (thin client) to change display settings

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Last Modified: 2013-11-21
I have thin clients running of the Windows 2003 server and I would like for the users to be able to adjust their screen resolution.

So far in the group policy editer, under administrative templates, control panel, display, I cannot find a way to enable this.

Any advise would be helpfu
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You can't change the resolution on a terminal services connection once you are connected. It can only be set prior to starting the connection.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Miscellaneous/Q_21939298.html

This is something you would need to configure on the thin client. I don't know if your have the option, but the thin clients I have can store multiple connections, so I make connections for different resolutions so the user can choose which works for them.

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