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MS Remote Desktop does not display fullscreen on splitt monitor

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I'm using a Matrox DualHead2Go on a MacBook Air (with Bootcamp and Wndows10) to connect 2 monitors.
So, I've 3 monitors available (built in + 2 monitors a 1680x1050).

The 2 external monitors are spanned to 3360x1050.

Now, I'm using Display Fusion to split the 2 monitors to have a better docking experience of Windows.

This seems to workfine for so far, but I've issues with MS Remote Desktop in full screen mode.

I want to have RDP fullscreen only on my 2.1 monitor, but whenever I enter in fullscreen mode it spans over my 2.1 and 2.2 monitors.

Any idea how I can solve this?

Feb 13, 2017  • #1
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Unfortunately DisplayFusion can't constrain the full screen RDP window into a split, but you can work around this by launching it via the Run prompt, so that it runs windowed on one monitor, like so:

mstsc.exe /w:1680 /h:1050

You'll have to reduce those width and height values to fit the window borders, so it might be more like:

mstsc.exe /w:1600 /h:1000

Hope that helps!
Feb 13, 2017  • #2
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I have the same request like Björn7.
The answer from Keith is not really helpful.

I want to use multiple monitors for MS Remote Desktop in virtual monitors.

Are there some news since Feb. 2017?

Best regards

Nov 27, 2018  • #3
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