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RDP HotKeys

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(2013-08-29)

Problem

How do you send the Windows key to a RDP session without the RDP session being full-screen? (This is really important on Server 2012 systems.)

Solution

ALT+HOME

Here are the shortcuts that RDP recognizes:

Shortcut keyDescription
ALT+PAGE UPSwitches between programs from left to right.
ALT+PAGE DOWNSwitches between programs for right to left.
ALT+INSERTCycles through the programs in the order they were started.
ALT+HOMEDisplays the Start menu.
CTRL+ALT+BREAKSwitches the client between full-screen mode and window mode.
CTRL+ALT+ENDBrings up the Windows Security dialog box.
ALT+DELETEDisplays the Windows menu.
CTRL+ALT+MINUS SIGN (-)Places a snapshot of the active window, within the client, on the Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server clipboard (provides the same functionality as pressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on the local computer).
CTRL+ALT+PLUS SIGN (+)Places a snapshot of the entire client windows area on the RD Session Host server clipboard (provides the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on the local computer).

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