Using Remote Desktop with 1920×1200

Windows XP’s Remote Desktop client only supports resolution up to 1600×1200. Poor users of 24″ screens…. Windows Vista supports higher resolutions. And here is the trick how you can use Vista’s RDP client in Windows XP

Update: This is now available as a download from microsoft.com, please use this official method instead

You can download Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows XP from:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=26F11F0C-0D18-4306-ABCF-D4F18C8F5DF9&displaylang=en

What’s new:

  • supports resolutions above 1600 pixels
  • Network Level Authentication
  • Server authentication
  • Resource redirection
  • Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway) servers
  • TS Remote Programs
  • Multiple monitor spanning
  • 32-bit color
  • Font smoothing

And: Here is an article about what’s new in TSC6

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