Desktop Icons and Taskbar Keep Remote User's Settings After the User Logs Off Remote Desktop

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When you as a remote user log on to a remote session by using Remote Desktop, the icons and the taskbar on the remote computer still reflect your settings even after you log off and a local user logs on.


This behavior can occur because the remote session saves the desktop icons and taskbar positions in the current user profile.


To work around this issue, after a remote user logs off, the local user must resize or rearrange the desktop icons and taskbar settings to restore them to their previous positions.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.


Article ID: 307078 - Last Review: December 1, 2007 - Revision: 1.4
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
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