Shortcuts Windows Remote Desktop for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Windows Remote Desktop for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 22 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

Entering Remote Desktop

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
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 Opens Connection Settings of the .rdp file
mstsc /edit Opens the .rdp file for editing
mstsc /migrate Migrates older rdp file to new rdp files
mstsc /? List all parameters

Using Shortcuts in Remote Desktop

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
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 desktop Ctrl+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)
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Date of change: 25.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program