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Keith Nicholas

I often use RDP to log into servers.   A couple of issues I have had is that its a pain to get files onto the server from my PC at times, and, if there is something missing from the servers windows install, I can’t simply pop the DVD into remote server in some unknown location on the internet somewhere.

The other day I was curious if RDP actually had anything…since it did support shared clipboards, so I went for a look through the options and low and behold, *hidden* away…..

Select Options…

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Go to the “Local Resources” Tab, then where it has “Local devices and resources” it sneakily has a “More…” button.

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Which then displays a drive selection box.  Select the drive you want ….

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Then on your server you will get…..

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Nice.  That is useful.

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2010 10:06 PM | Back to top


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“Clipboard RDC” is an open source cross platform utility that uses clipboard to transfer files much like we transfer text to/from servers in RDP. Go give it a try at http://goo.gl/tO9Fr
Left by Gaurav Kumar on Oct 11, 2012 5:45 AM

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The demo version will be appreciated
Left by kimsumin on Jan 13, 2013 6:33 AM

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It works like charm!
Left by omereis on Jun 22, 2013 6:45 PM

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Really appreciate this!!Such a great help. Thanks for sharing :)
Left by Choco on Jul 11, 2013 11:12 PM

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Brilliant! This solved our issue perfectly and easily
Left by monica on Jul 12, 2013 4:12 AM

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Does this feature need additional ports to be opened or is it part of the RDP using port 3389?
Left by Powdra on Aug 19, 2013 7:16 PM

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Thanks Keith. This was a REAL timesaver for fixing my issue.
Left by cheffner on Sep 06, 2013 4:19 AM

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Thanks mate, worked like a charm!
Left by Peter on Jan 06, 2014 10:48 AM

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Wow, I can't believe I didn't know this! Thank you for the simple and very helpful tip.
Left by David on Jan 16, 2014 10:20 AM

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Awesome tip thanks!
Left by Kelin on Feb 11, 2014 5:24 PM

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thanks, solution has helped me.
Left by pallavi on Mar 26, 2014 7:22 PM

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Thanks for the tip! Works great.
Left by Zoro on May 09, 2014 4:21 AM

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Thanks for sharing, just what I needed.
Left by hjrjolie on Sep 05, 2014 4:32 AM

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Thank you for the simple and very helpful solution. This solved my issue perfectly and easily.
Left by Ravinder harchand on Sep 18, 2015 7:12 PM

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