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Resource Monitor on 2008 RDP Server

Posted on 2016-09-16
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I have a 2008 R2 RDP server, and while trying to trouble shoot some issues I tried to open the Resource Monitor from the Performance tab on the Task Manager.  When I open it, all I get is a transparent window that maintains an image of what ever you put in front of it.  This server is a new fresh install, replacing an older server which also had the same issue.  Is there a way to get the Resource Monitor to work on an RDP server?  It works fine on all other servers.  Thanks!
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by:Dirk Kotte
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it is not an RDP problem...
i use Resource Monitor within many 2008R2 RDP and 2008R2 Citrix Servers.
Never seen your issue.
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by:Briona
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Thank you Dirk.  I thought it might be related to the RDP service since I have 2 RDP server that it doesn't work on and all other non-RDP servers it works fine.  A little more digging , and I think I have found the problem to be with the Administrator profile, as I can get it from another user account.  I will try recreating the user account later, probably this weekend, as this server gets used late at night.
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Dirk Kotte earned 500 total points
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Try to logon as different administrator.
So you can see if eessource Monitor is working and delete the profile from first administrator.
No server restart is needed.
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by:Briona
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Thanks, I will give that a try.  It does work from a different admin account.
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by:Briona
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Recreating the Administrator's profile did fix the issue.  Thanks for your help.
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