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hello there,
I have a windows server 2008 at a datacenter overseas and I usually login trough windows remove desktop.. I read online that you can login at the same time so that I can show someone how to use a software..

I clicked start then
>remote desktop session host configuration
>restrict each user to a single session = no

now we can both login as administration which is what I need but he cant see what im doing with the mouse because now he's inside a different session... how can we both login as administrator in the same session so that he can see my mouse movements and stuff?
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by:smckeown777
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Well you can't do this with RDP...

Use something like Logmein which will allow you to RDP as normal, then the other user to see your session...

Basically you need a 3rd party remote access solution to do this properly since RDP will always be on a different session
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ecebollero earned 500 total points
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Try this KB article:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/292190

Or, read through this discussion "Sharing a Remote Session with an Interactive User" on the MS Server forums (for Terminal Services) which explains the resolution.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/winserverTS/thread/88f4e4b1-9826-45c0-bb04-ebf9a0ef127e
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by:Ian Meredith
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Here is the offical page from MS on the matter, have a read and see how you go...
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725700.aspx
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by:smckeown777
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Apologies...nice find @ecebollero I didn't know that functionality was possible...
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by:Lee W, MVP
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> Apologies...nice find @ecebollero I didn't know that functionality was possible...
I believe it's been removed from 2012.
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