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Updated 2008-01-30 19:20

Terminal Server shortcut keys

If you choose not to apply Windows key combinations to your Remote Desktop sessions, you can use these Terminal Server shortcut keys to perform many of the same functions.

 

Remote Desktop keyLocal desktop equivalent
Alt-PgUp/-PgDnAlt-Tab (switch program)
Alt-HomeWin (Start menu)
Ctrl-Alt-Breakn/a (full screen)
Ctrl-Alt-EndCtrl-Alt-Del (Windows Security)
Alt-DelAlt-Space (window menu)
Ctrl-Alt-[Num-]Alt-PrintScreen (active window)
Ctrl-Alt-[Num+]PrintScreen (whole desktop)
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Note

There is an error in the mstsc help file. In the screen capture description, PrintScreen and Alt-PrintScreen are mixed up.