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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Connection Options

In the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box, you can set several connection options. In most cases, you can use the default settings and simply click Connect to start the connection, but several of the options can be quite useful.

To view the option categories, click the Show Options button. The dialog box expands to show six tabs, as shown in Figure 39.5, which you can select by clicking the tab names across the top. You will rarely need to adjust any of these settings. However, some situations might require you to change settings before making a Remote Desktop connection. Table 39.1 lists these situations.

Table 39.1. Some Reasons to Change Remote Desktop Settings

The Full Screen setting is very useful if you have serious ...

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