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Introducing Windows Server® 2008 by The Microsoft Windows Server Team, Mitch Tulloch

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Terminal Services RemoteApp

Let’s move on now and discuss some other new features and enhancements of Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008. One of the biggest improvements in the area of experience features is Terminal Services RemoteApp, which enables users to access standard Windows-based programs from anywhere by running them on a terminal server instead of directly on their client computers. In previous versions of Terminal Services, you could remote only the entire desktop to users’ computers. So when a user wanted to run a program remotely on the terminal server, she typically double-clicked on a saved .rdp file that the administrator previously distributed to her. This connected her to the terminal server, and after logging in (or being ...

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