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Access to local files and folders on the Remote Desktop session

If you often use the remote desktop to work on the network, you probably noticed that when working remotely, the local files and directories on the computer are not accessible on the terminal server session. You end up emailing the files you are working on the remote server to the local computer. a tiring task, isn't it? Fortunately, the remote desktop has a simple solution for this.

When you open Remote Desktop by going up Start> All Programs> Accessories> Remote Desktop :

click on Options, then click Local resources, then click the tab Other and finally check the box next to Unit .

click on OK and then click Connect. Once in the terminal server session, click on the icon Computer resources and the local disk drives of the computer should appear in the terminal server session. Should have the label Disk from Remote Desktop Connection .

In newer versions of Remote Desktop, simply say the drive letter followed by " on ComputerName "as shown below.

If you don't have access to the My Computer icon, then click Start, click on Run and type \ tsclient C. This is if the directory you want to access to your computer is drive C, otherwise replace C for the system specific letter.