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After using RDP, bizarrely sized windows of opposite sizes

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    Windows 8.1 Pro/Server 2012 R2 Datacenter

    After using RDP, bizarrely sized windows of opposite sizes


    After using Remote Desktop from a computer set at 250% into this computer set at 150%, windows show up either enormously huge or so tiny they're unreadable.

    This only happens after using RDP, and fixes itself on reboot but not automatically.
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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2


    Mark it up to another problem with RDP, that you just found out.
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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    maybe if you right click on the desktop and click refresh it will change back with out a restart
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    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 Pro/Server 2012 R2 Datacenter


    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    maybe if you right click on the desktop and click refresh it will change back with out a restart
    That only refreshes the icons. It's some sort of roaming profile merging issue.

    I found a way to avoid it, either using the shadow feature of RDP or using another device that does not have DPI settings (iPad for example).

    The shadow feature turns RDP more into a VNC type of thing but needed a lot of configuration, policy updates, firewall, etc.
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After using RDP, bizarrely sized windows of opposite sizes
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