Does MSRDP 7 support bidirectional audio when connecting Win7 to Win7?

Does MSRDP 7 support bidirectional audio when connecting Win7 to Win7?
It works when I connect to W2K8 R2 Terminal Server but not when I connect to Win7.
I am using Sound Recorder and analog headset/mic to test with.
romatloAsked:
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gotnomnomnomConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The bi-directional audio feature in RDC 7 as documented by Microsoft does not actually work on the systems indicated.  Audio output redirection works, but audio capture of the microphone does not.  
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pandarossaCommented:
hi,
this problem is already known... You have just to download this upgrade:
http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B969084&x=18&y=5.
this will improve all the functions that Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 has.

Hope it helps!
Best regards
pandarossa
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romatloAuthor Commented:
I tried this, installing Update for Windows XP (KB969084), which upgrades my RDP from 6.1 to 7.0.  But still not sound recording device.  Works when connecting to W2K8 R2.
Any other suggestions?  Have you recorded sound with analog mic in Win7 RDP 7 session?
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Cláudio RodriguesFounder and CEOCommented:
Yes it does but ONLY if the remote host (the one you are connecting to) runs Windows 7 ENTERPRISE or ULTIMATE.

Cláudio Rodrigues
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romatloAuthor Commented:
I am using Win7 enterprise on the back end and front end.
Also tried it from my XPe based thin client with RDP 7 installed.
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gotnomnomnomCommented:
I am seeing the same thing.

My remote host is Windows 7 Enterprise and no remote client running RDC 7 is able to access the client recording device.  Audio output redirection from the remote host to the client works fine.

If I open recording devices on the remote host I see "No audio devices are installed" with everything in the recording tab grayed out.

Any other ideas?
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Cláudio RodriguesFounder and CEOCommented:
I will email Microsoft today and should have an answer by tomorrow. I know for multimon they at the beginning mentioned several Windows 7 editions to support it (as an RDP host) but it was not the case and they changed their F.A.Q. for that. It may be the case for two way audio.
Let me confirm and I will post here.

Cláudio Rodrigues
Citrix CTP
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romatloAuthor Commented:
I hear that it works when connecting to Windows 7 Ultimate.  I am testing Enterprise and does not work.  I do not have Ultimate to try yet.  Can anyone try Windows 7 Ultimate as the backend?
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romatloAuthor Commented:
Anyone hear anything?  I need to get Win7 Ultimate...just do not have it around.
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gotnomnomnomCommented:
Any word back from Microsoft?   Bi-directional audio is an important feature.  I would like to know if they don't support this in host configurations that the Microsoft RDC 7 web page says they do.
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romatloAuthor Commented:
Sounds like no one has a response about Win7 Ultimate.  I have not had time to test it myself.  I can close this thread soon I guess.
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gotnomnomnomCommented:
So we can conclude that the bi-directional audio feature in RDC 7 as documented by Microsoft does not actually work on the systems indicated.
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Cláudio RodriguesFounder and CEOCommented:
Asking them today. Hold on...

Cláudio Rodrigues
Citrix CTP
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romatloAuthor Commented:
Thanks tsmvp.  Please let us know if you have found out anything.
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romatloAuthor Commented:
Alright, I guess I will close this thread.  Nothing new to report.
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romatloAuthor Commented:
lack of support from Microsoft but no clear test examples.
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