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Vista Remote Desktop Connection Authentication FAQ

 Update: Some additional improvements are coming in this area.  Please see this article. There has been a lot of feedback about the new authentication features introduced in the latest version of the Remote Desktop Connection client. These features are part of our efforts to improve security for Terminal Services (TS) in Windows Vista and Windows...

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A Vista UAC story: Can’t change the time Zone?

We have internal discussion lists in Microsoft that act as clearinghouses for technical issues or hot topics.   One of the first thing a fledgling or newly assimilated Microsoftie must do is decide what discussion lists to join for their role.   I am internal “owner” of the support alias for Vista’s new User Account Control. ...

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Terminal Server Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework in Vista and Longhorn: Part 3

After discussing the inbox Plug and Play device redirection capabilities in Windows Vista and Windows Server codename “Longhorn”, in this conclusive part of the series, we talk about how third-party Plug and Play device drivers can be authored in such a way that they can function over this new Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework...

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Terminal Server Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework in Vista and Longhorn: Part 2

In the last part of this series, we introduced the new Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework and discussed how to redirect Windows Portable Devices based digital cameras and media players. In this part, we are going to talk about a targeted retail customer scenario – how the Framework can help in redirection of Microsoft...

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Terminal Server Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework in Vista and Longhorn: Part 1

This is a three part series on the new Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework introduced in Windows Vista and Windows Server codename “Longhorn”. In this first part we introduce the Framework and talk about the inbox supported Windows Portable Devices redirection. In the second and third parts we will be talking about Microsoft Point...

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