So like always used to, Microsoft has made available for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, the RDP 8.0 update: http://support.micro....com/kb/2592687
. It adds *some* RDP 8.0 features. But there is also a catch. When using RDP 7 from Windows 7 Ultimate/Enterprise client to Windows 7 Ultimate/Enterprise host, there was a cool feature called Aero Glass Remoting means full Aero experience was enabled over RDP!! Now with KB2592687 installed, this feature is REMOVED from Windows 7 hosts when Windows 7 clients connect to it!! Aero features like Flip 3D, Peek, thumbnails stop working over RDP Windows 7 Ultimate to Ultimate when this is installed.
So again, KB2592687 is a case of something nice added, something broken/crippled/removed. It also removes the Shadow command used for used for monitoring an active remote session and has a number of other known issues. Just be careful of installing it, if you don't want to lose Aero Glass over RDP (it only works in Ultimate/Enterprise client to Ultimate/Enterprise hosts anyways). But I am confused. This is madness. Why is MS crippling Windows 7's RDP features? Why would anyone want to gain new features in exchange for old ones?
This post has been edited by xpclient: 31 December 2012 - 03:37 AM