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How do I enable Clipboard and file copy between remote desktop Virtual machines

Posted on 2013-12-05
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I have some virtual; machines setup and users remotely connect to them using Remote Desktop

( windows server 2008 R2 enterprise and Hyper-V )

however the the clipboard is not shared within the remote desktop session. How can I enable this pls ?
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Rich Weissler earned 400 total points
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If you're connecting to the vms with remote desktop, I don't believe the fact they are running under Hyper-V enters into the issue.  In your Remote Desktop Connection, before you connect to the remote system, you should have a button to "Show Options".  Select "Show Options", then the "Local resources" tab.  At the bottom of the screen, you'll have the option to make your Local Clipboard available.  You'll want to make it available in each of your remote desktop sessions.
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by:indikad
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Hi  Razmus,

Ive done all of that   -  I had them selected in the local resorces tab for Disk and clipboard both but still there is a issue somewhere.

I dont have this problem with other remote desktop connections
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by:Rich Weissler
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Sorry about the delay, apparently there are significant differences between 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 (and my lab machines are the latter...)

Couple things to try / confirm:
Make certain your are using at least RDP 7.0, and upgrade if you have older.  (If you have Win 7 on your desktop, you probably already have 7.1, and should be good.)

The process that SHOULD be taking care of the clipboard and notifications from the remote machine is rdpclip.exe on the server.  Try opening Task Manager and killing rdpclip.exe running under your permissions.  Then "'start'->'run': rdpclip.exe" to restart it.  It looks like some folks have had success that way.
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Thanks for all the help
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