Installation Prerequisites for TS RemoteApp

Updated: March 15, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

To access RemoteApp programs that are deployed as .rdp files or as Windows Installer packages, the client computer must be running Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) 6.0 or RDC 6.1. A supported version of the RDC client is included with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. To download RDC 6.0 for Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2), or Windows XP with SP2, see article 925876 in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (

RDC 6.1 (6.0.6001) supports Remote Desktop Protocol 6.1.

To access RemoteApp programs through TS Web Access, the client computer must be running RDC 6.1. RDC 6.1 is included with the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (SP3)

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