Windows Remote Desktop Shortcut Keys
faraway laptop services (RDS), called Terminal services in windows Server 2008 and in advance, is one of the components of Microsoft windows that permits a user to take manage of a remote pc or virtual system over a network connection.
Win+r, then type ‘mstsc’ – Microsoft Terminal Services Client.
mstsc /v: – Start Remote Desktop and connect to Server, port is optional
mstsc /f – Start Remote Desktop in Full Screen Mode
mstsc /admin – Runs Remote Desktop in Admin Mode
mstsc /w: /h: – Specify either width or height of Window
mstsc /public – Run Remote Desktop in Public Mode
mstsc /span – Matches Remote Destkop with local virtual desktop
mstsc /multimon – Matches Session Layout to Client Layout
mstsc “connection file” – Opens Connection Settings of the .rdp file
mstsc /edit “connection file” – Opens the .rdp file for editing
mstsc /migrate – Migrates older rdp file to new rdp files
mstsc /? – List all parameters
Alt+Page Up – Switches between programs from left to right (equals standard desktop Alt+Tab)
Alt+Page Down – Switches between programs for right to left (equals standard desktop Alt+Shift+Tab)
Alt+Insert – Cycles through the programs in the order they were started (equals standard desktop Alt+Insert)
Alt+Home – Displays the Start menu (equals standard desktopCtrl+Escape)
Ctrl+Alt+Pause – Switches the client between full-screen mode and window mode
Ctrl+Alt+Home – Show (or focus) on Connection Bar (when in full-screen mode)
Ctrl+Alt+End – Brings up the Windows Security dialog box.
Alt+Delete – Displays the Windows menu.
Ctrl+Alt+- – Screenshot of active Window into Clipboard (equals standard desktop PrtScr)
Ctrl+Alt++ – Screenshot of Entire Remote Desktop into Clipboard (equals standard desktop Alt+PrtScr)