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RDP full screen mode not working on monitor 2

Posted on 2009-04-25
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Last Modified: 2013-11-21
I have two monitors connected to my desktop with vista home premium.  I have successfully RDP into my laptop which has vista ultimate.  Problem is RDP wont open in full screen mode on monitor 2 - I have tried cntrl-esc, contrl-alt-esc but no luck so far - please advice
Question by:gurmeet1
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by:Ludger Peters
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what are the resolutions of the monitors and your laptop that could be a problem

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by:Ludger Peters
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also try click on options when entering the IP{ or hostname and click on display from there you should be able to configure it to your likings

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For support of multiple monitors run the following from command prompt:
mstsc /v:ipofworkstation /span

You'll need the latest RDP client for this option.
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by:Glen Knight
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This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.

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