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This article summarizes the available hotfixes and updates for issues that can occur in Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server 2012 R2 environments.
For Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services updates, please see KB2601888
For Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services updates, please see KB2821526
Many of the updates listed below are already included in the normal Windows Update monthly rollups. Please select the 'Recommended Updates' Windows Update setting to obtain these.
NOTE: If you believe you are experiencing an issue listed below, install just the hotfix for that specific issue or use the monthly rollups option as mentioned above.
The hotfixes and updates are arranged by component areas within Remote Desktop Services 2012 R2 environments and could also apply to Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 Remote Desktop Clients.
General OS Updates2978367
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2978367)Remote Desktop session freezes when you run an application in the session in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2958375)Slow screen update in Lync 2013 when you share application or desktop in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2928492)Cannot connect to remote applications hosted on a Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computer
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2967077)A network printer is deleted unexpectedly in Windows
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2895698)Users who have the remote audio setting enabled cause the RD Session Host servers to freeze intermittently in Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2959626)Reliability improvements for Remote Desktop Session Host and RemoteApp
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2925336)Shortcut menu items flicker as you move the mouse pointer over them in a RemoteApp in Windows
Remote Desktop Connection (Mstsc.exe)2964833
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2964833)Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 cannot connect over DirectAccess to a Remote Desktop Session Host server farm
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2930340)Ctrl+Alt+Insert Remote Desktop keyboard shortcut doesn't work in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2916266)Mstsc.exe crashes when you print a large document from an RDS session
Remote Desktop Virtualization Host2908810
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2908810)Memory and deadlock issues for the RD Virtualization Host and RD Connection Broker role services in Windows 8.1
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2908809)Virtual machines are not enumerated on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based Hyper-V server that is running in a VDI deployment
Remote Desktop Web Access2957984
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2957984)The rdgiskdcproxy:i:1 property cannot be set for the remote apps that are hosted by RD Web Access on Windows Server
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Article ID: 2933664 - Last Review: September 8, 2014 - Revision: 12.0