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Introducing Terminal Services Easy Print: Part 1

[Part I in a series. Jump to Part I, Part II, Part III]  Historically, printing redirection has been difficult for Terminal Services(TS) customers. To successfully redirect a given user’s client printer to the terminal server, the proper drivers needed to be installed on both the TS client machine and TS server machine. Customers have discovered ...

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Update:Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows Server 2003 SP2 released

We’ve released the English and localized versions of the Remote Desktop Client for connecting to Vista. We recommend that to install the new version, users go to Windows Update on the target computer and look for optional software updates. The new version can also be downloaded  from the Microsoft Download Center however users should take...

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Bandwidth Allocation for Terminal Server connections over RDP

Over a Terminal Server RDP connection, there are multiple applications (for example video, clipboard, printer output etc) that send data over the connection from server to client.  On a low bandwidth connection these applications compete for available bandwidth.  As a result, important graphics data, such as the location of a window the user moves on...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 1

Terminal Services Licensing in Longhorn Beta 3 has several new features that will enable better deployment and management of Licensing environments. We addressed several customer requests in this new release of Longhorn such as per-user tracking and reporting, manual revocation of licenses, better diagnostics and support for WMI providers. I’ll discuss each of these separately...

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