Update for RDC 7.1 to support restricted administration logons on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1Windows Server 2008 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

About this update


This Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 7.1 update enables the Remote Desktop Connection client to perform restricted administration logons. It also enables the Remote Desktop Service that is running on an RD host to perform restricted administration.

More Information


Known issues with this security update

  • Symptoms
    After you install this security update, virtualized applications in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) versions 4.5, 4.6, and 5.0 may have problems loading. When these problems occur, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
    Launching MyApp 100%

    Note In this error message, MyApp represents the name of the App-V application.


    Depending on the scenario, the virtualized app may stop responding after it starts, or the app may not start at all.


    ImportantThis section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

    Resolution
    To resolve this known issue, configure the TermSrvReadyEvent registry entry on the computer on which the Microsoft Application Virtualization Client is installed.

    For Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0
    • Registry Key: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\AppV\Subsystem\ObjExclusions
      Value name: 93 (or any unique value)
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: TermSrvReadyEvent


      Example
      For example, type the following command at an elevated command prompt to add the entry to a system that is running Application Virtualization 5.0:
      reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\AppV\Subsystem\ObjExclusions /v 93 /t REG_SZ /d TermSrvReadyEvent
    For Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6
    • For all supported x86-based systems

      Registry Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\SystemGuard\ObjExclusions
      Value name: 95 (or any unique value)
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: TermSrvReadyEvent

      Example
      For example, type the following command at an elevated command prompt to add the entry to an x86-based system that is running Application Virtualization 4.6:
      reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\SystemGuard\ObjExclusions /v 95 /t REG_SZ /d TermSrvReadyEvent
    • For all supported x64-based systems

      Registry Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\SystemGuard\ObjExclusions
      Value name: 95 (or any unique value)
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: TermSrvReadyEvent

      Example
      For example, type the following command at an elevated command prompt to add the entry to an x64-based system that is running Application Virtualization 4.6:
      reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\SystemGuard\ObjExclusions /v 95 /t REG_SZ /d TermSrvReadyEvent

How to obtain this update


Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Operating systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the package now.
All supported x86-based versions of Windows Embedded Standard 7 Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Embedded Standard 7Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2Download Download the package now.
All supported IA64-based version of Windows Server 2008 R2 Download Download the package now.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


For more information about Remote Desktop Protocol, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

186607 Understanding the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates