Create Remote Desktop Shortcut

Modified on Fri, 23 Sep 2022 at 10:47 AM

  1. Select the “Start” button and type “Remote“.
  2. Open the “Remote Desktop Connection” application.
  3. Select the “Show Options” arrow located in the bottom-left corner of the window.
    RDP Show Options
  4. View each tab and ensure the settings are configured as desired. All of the options under these tabs will be saved when you create the shortcut.
  5. Once everything looks right, jump back to the “General” tab. Ensure the “Computer” field is filled in. Select “Save As…
    Configure RDP
  6. Select the location you wish to save your RDP icon to. Give the connection a name, then Select “Save” when ready.
    Save RDP File
  7. Your RDP icon is saved and is now ready to access quickly when needed.
    RDP Icon on Desktop

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