Windows 7, Windows 2008 R2: RemoteApp and Desktop Connection System Tray Icon

Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 RemoteApp and Desktop Connection feature introduces an icon in the notification area which gives an indication that the user has successfully connected to RemoteApp and Desktop Connections. The user can return to this icon to see the list of all connections that they are currently connected to. It also […]

Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 RemoteApp and Desktop Connection feature introduces an icon in the notification area which gives an indication that the user has successfully connected to RemoteApp and Desktop Connections. The user can return to this icon to see the list of all connections that they are currently connected to. It also provides the ability for the user to disconnect one or all connections that are currently connected. Finally, the user can use this icon to navigate to RemoteApp Desktop Connections in Control Panel to view the state of the connection and update any or all of the connections. This new icon is only displayed in the notification area when the user is connected to at least one connection in RemoteApp and Desktop Connections. Once the user is no longer connected to any connections, the icon goes away. Once the user is no longer connected to any connections, the icon goes away.You can see this in action once you’ve set up RemoteApp and Desktop Connections via the new Control Panel applet on your computer and launched the remote application.Once you have set up a RemoteApp and Desktop Connection, your Start menu will look like this.


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