Windows 7 Remote Desktop with multi-monitor

I have tried to remote desktop from my Windows 7 RC machine at home to my office Windows Vista Ultimate machine with the multi-monitor option specified, but even though i have 2 monitors working fine at both locations I cannot seem to make it work with remote desktop with this new feature. Do i need a different OS at  the server end?

Many thanks

Hello Rich Baker,

Thank you for using Microsoft Answers forum.  Remote Desktop Connection supports high-resolution displays that can be spanned across multiple monitors. However, the total resolution on all monitors must be under 4096 x 2048 pixels. The monitors must have the same resolution. Additionally, the monitors must be aligned side-by-side.

To have the desktop of the remote computer span multiple monitors, type Mstsc /span at a command prompt.

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Last updated April 6, 2020 Views 109,134 Applies to: