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Disconnect without ending a session using Remote Desktop Connection

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To disconnect without ending a session

  1. In the remote desktop window, click Start, and then click Shut Down.

    The Shut Down Window dialog box appears.

  2. Select Disconnect from the list at the top of this dialog, and then click OK.


  • Remote Desktop Connection reconnects to this session the next time you connect to this terminal server (if the connection is configured for reconnection of disconnected sessions).

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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