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How to increase the resolution in a virtual machine running windows server 2012 R2?

Need to use VNC to connect to the server and display it on a TV. I want to use the entire TV screen, but the windows resolution doesn't go beyond the standard windows driver. The server doesn't have a dedicated monitor since it's a virtual machine.
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Adelaido Jimenez
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RantCanSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
Is this a vm or bare-metal?  You might try an updated mirror driver for VNC.  Which flavor of VNC are you using?  Check this one out.  http://www.tightvnc.com/download.php
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Adelaido JimenezDevOpsAuthor Commented:
This is a bare metal. I'm using ultra vnc but I can't get the mirror driver to install on my machine .
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RantCanSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
On-board video is going to be crippled as far as high-resolution goes...have you thought about a expansion video card?  Then you could easily scale it to 1920x1300 or whatever...
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rindiCommented:
Rather than using VNC to connect to the server use Remote Desktop to connect to it. Remote desktop doesn't depend on the server's physical resolution, but rather can use the full resolution available to your local PC you are using to remote into the server.
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Adelaido JimenezDevOpsAuthor Commented:
Thanks rindi! The thing is that I need to be able to have multiple users log in at the same time, to the same session.
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McKnifeCommented:
One way would be for one person to use remote desktop and the second person use remote assistance. Suitable for 2 viewers, not more :|
So you should stick with vnc and try command line resolution changing. take nirsoft's nircmd.
nircmd.exe setdisplay 1920 1080 32
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html
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rindiCommented:
Then Teamviewer could be an alternative. As far as I know it has features like "Online Presentations". You would then use remote desktop to connect yourself to the server at high resolutions, and the others would connect to you using teamviewer and online meeting and presentation.

http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx
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Adelaido JimenezDevOpsAuthor Commented:
I wasn't aware of the grading system, since the comments didn't resolve my issue I gave them a C. The Information provided to me was good, but not what I was looking for. If possible we can change the grade to B since the info might be helpful to someone else.
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