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No Desktop Icons at first logon to RDS with a dual monitor RDP

Posted on 2012-03-24
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Remote Desktop Server
Server 2008 R2
HP ML 350 G6

At first logon with a RDP client with dual monitor there are no desktop icons. The taskbar is there but cannot be used. If I disconnect the session and connect again, everything is there and working fine.

There are no problems if I change the RDP to one monitor. So it has defeinitely to do with the second monitor.

I found some articles which desicribe the same problem. In one Article the problem was solved by changing the ATI ES 1000 video driver to the native VGA driver. I tried this but without success.

I tried different RDP clients, but I will try a Igel Thin Client which works with Linux and a different RDP client.

any help - other then reinstalling - is welcome
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Different RDP clients had the same problem
In the end I went back to what I found on the internet. I removed the ATI driver via Programs and Features and uninstalled the ATI ES 1000 driver via the device manager and choose to remove the driver. Now I use the standard supplied VGA driver and my problem is solved
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by:equa
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In had to solve the problem quickly and got no reactions. Is Experts Exchange slipping? To my last question several months ago I received one comment. Anyway this solved my little problem allthough it's strange that the original driver is already from 2009.
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