Where are RDP files stored in Remote Desktop Services?


I installed the RSAT package for Windows 7 and am using the Remote Desktops tool under Administrative Tools > Remote Desktop Services.  I added all my remote connections, but management of them is minimal.

Do these connections not have their own RDP file?  I cannot find where they are located on my computer.  I wanted to change some video/audio and printer connection settings.
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The default connection file, Default.rdp, is stored as a hidden file in My Documents. Connection files that you create are also stored in My Documents, but they are not hidden. To edit an .rdp file and change the connections settings it contains, right-click the file and then click Edit or you can also open this file in an editor like notepad and change the desired settings...

To save your individual connection settings to a file..
Open Remote Desktop Connection. --> Click Options. --> Specify the connection settings that you want for this connection, (such as screen size, automatic logon information, and performance options). --> On the General tab, click Save As.

Enter a file name for the saved connection file, and then click Save.
bigeven2002Author Commented:
Thanks for the response but that applies to the Remote Desktop connection program built into windows.  What I'm referring to is the rsat version that is downloadable from microsoft and is added through programs and features > turn windows features on or off > remote server administration tools > role administration tools > remote desktop service tools.  This program is called remote desktops and manages rdp files differently so they are not stored in the documents folder.
QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Looks like the settings are stored in the tsmmc.msc itself (with exception of the password, which is probably part of the SAM in registry, and hence local to the machine the connection was created on).
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bigeven2002Author Commented:
Ok that makes sense, is there a way to edit the tsmmc file to customize settings of each connection like you would in an rdp file?
QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Don't think so.
I recommend to use Remote Desktop Connection Manager ( http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21101 ) instead, which doesn't use .rdp files either, but allows grouping with inheritance of RDP settings. You have (almost) full access to all settings via the GUI.

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bigeven2002Author Commented:
The RDCM is exactly what I am looking for.  I imported my servers and it has a lot more flexibility to it vs. what I was using.  Thanks a bunch!
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