RDP with local resources God Mode causes explorer to crash?

Posted on 2011-05-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Ok, so I noticed something interesting today. I have Windows 7 Pro x64 and when I connect to any of my servers(Server 08 OSs) using Remote Desktop with local resource C: being shared and open C: of my PC through the RDP session, explorer.exe on the server crashes. I've ran into this before and used means of getting the files from one place to another but today I found the culprit, GodMode. I had GodMode on my Win7 box and when viewing the my files through RDP, it get to GodMode then crash explorer. So I deleted the GodMode folder on my box and tried again. Sure enough it works as expected. Has anyone out there experienced and know of a fix? I honestly don't care if there isn't one because I don't even use GodMode, I simply had it just because I could. I just thought I'd bring to attention that's it's an issue with the two. Thanks in advance.
Question by:wesgann
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    by:Gerwin Jansen
    GodMode is not advised by Microsoft, btw: it's just the 'all tasks' folder.
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    Accepted Solution

    For a surprise RDP depends on acceleration level and primary desktop video driver on THE SERVER.

    Author Comment

    @gerwinjansen, I know it's advised and I don't have a problem not using it. I never used it anyways, I just found it odd that it created a problem. It's not like it's a 3rd party software creating the issue.

    @gheist, Care to explain how the video driver would have anything to do with this?

    Thank you both for your responses.
    LVL 61

    Expert Comment

    I am just sharing the experience.

    Author Comment

    Ok, sounds good. I don't think I'll get any real answer to this so I'm just going to call it done. I'll split the points 50/50. Thanks again.

    Author Closing Comment

    Not really a problem of my concern, simply sharing an experience and asking for feedback from other members. Points divided to those who responded.

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