Manually install Remote Desktop ActiveX Client
Posted on 2014-09-03
I have several machines that are trying to connect to Remote Web Workspace (RWW) on a SBS 2008 server. Windows XP & Vista machines can connect without any issues. I have certain Windows 7 machines that will connect if I downgrade the browser to IE 8 from 11. I have one machine that I have downgraded to IE8 however, it does not have the Remote Desktop Services ActiveX Client installed under Tools>Manage Add-ins. Prior to downgrading to IE8 the machine was used to try connecting to the site and therefore had gone through the "first connection process"
No matter what I have tried I cannot get the Add-in to install when trying to connect to the site after the first time the machine has connected. I have deleted history, etc.
How can I manually install this add-in? Where can I download this ActiveX and get it installed?
Has anyone else had any issues with Remote Web Workspace & IE 11 on Windows 7? I have searched Google and the items point to adding site to trusted site, compatibility view, etc.
Nothing has worked. Any help or pointers is appreciated. Thank you.