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How to Turn Off the "Merged Desktop" from RDS on Windows Server 2008

CharlieF2
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I've set up several Windows Server 2008 systems and have just come across a "feature" that my current client hates (understandably) which I've not encountered before - and I need to remove it asap.  The feature I'm speaking of is the feature where in you are accessing the server via RDS from a Windows 7 PC, the Windows 7 PC's desktop folders and icons are "merged" on the the RDS sessons' Desktop Top.  This feature is quite confusing.  Does anyone know how to turn this off?  is  it turned off from the Windows 7 PC or from the Server + where exactly does one turn this feature off from?  Thank you!
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Maen Abu-TabanjehNetwork Administrator, Network Consultant
Top Expert 2011

Commented:
actually its not clear what do you mean by merge icon? merge with what? can you post screenshot here?
CharlieF2President

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Hey Jordan - the feature that I'm referring to is when the complete desktop of the user's local PC appears and is fully available (icons folders etc.) on the Windows Server desktop within the User's Remote Desktop Sessions after they've logged in.  It is so strange.  Bizarre feature from Microsoft.  And it seems to lead to a less stable remote desktop session as well.  
Maen Abu-TabanjehNetwork Administrator, Network Consultant
Top Expert 2011

Commented:
do you mean that when user logged in to his account from server, the icon's folders are availabe on the user folder? i mean if user john logged in on the server to his account "john" , he will see his icons and folder on the server?? (the folder and desktop syncronized to the server)? am sorry but something strange and not clear , how the user desktop moved to server desktop? am sorry but the information you provided are not enough to figure it out :) am waiting more explain to help you
CharlieF2President

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Thanks again Jordan for your willingness to assist.  This has nothing to do with "file system" drive mapping or any feature like that.  This has to do with the Desktop display and what appears on the Windows Server Session "Desktop".  The local PC's Desktop is merged (like a Union of Desktop elements) with the Windows Server Session "Desktop - icons, folders, files, etc.  
Maen Abu-TabanjehNetwork Administrator, Network Consultant
Top Expert 2011

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as i understood its sound like fast user switching with remote desktop i found these articles :

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/280828

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/bb776783(v=vs.85).aspx#_shell_UserAccounts_infrastructure

and as i understood you need to stop fast user switching services for both PC and server
President
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The "merged desktop" feature that I was trying to describe was a case of the Domain being set up with "Redirected Folders".  The only solution was to give our users duplicate local log ins to the app server on the app server.  Sorry that I was referring to redirected folders as merged desktops - I had never heard of that feature before.  
CharlieF2President

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I am accepting my own comment here because my question was not clear enough to allow an expert to assist me.  In my continued research to resolve this issue, I found the answer elsewhere and am posting the answer so that others with the same issue can resolve it.