RDP display size

I am using Windows 7 Professional.  When I use the Remote Desktop Client, I am able to Maximize the session to full screen.  Under The RDP Options I have it set to:
Full Screen (large) and High Color (16 bit).
However, randomly when I start a new RDP session it will stop allowing me to maximize to full screen.
I can't seem to figure out what is the cause but it is happening on and off for a long time.  Please let me know if you have any ideas on what might be causing this.  Thanks.
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fjkaykr11Asked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Hard to say (because the error has been going on for a long time through all kinds of updates).

Try running System File Checker. Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator and run SFC /SCANNOW twice. Close out, shut down (power off), start up and test.

If SFC does not work, you may to run a Repair Install. You need the Windows 7 DVD to do this.
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fjkaykr11Author Commented:
John,  thanks for the info. So this is a known issue and not a setting that might be causing.   I don't have the ability to reinstall the OS so guess I will just live with it.   I know another known issue that Microsoft wasn't able to help me resolve was the RDP clipboard would randomly stop working (fortunately I don't use feature very much anymore).
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zalazarCommented:
This is indeed a known issue on computers with a screen resolution of 1366 x 768.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2582172

You could try to force it to full screen by using the following RDP shortcut: Ctrl + Alt + Break
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fjkaykr11Author Commented:
I haven't noticed int he past few days so I haven't had chance to try the suggested solution but given it is a known issue I would like to close the question.  Thanks for the assistance.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and I was happy to assist.
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