Step 5: Configuring RemoteFX for an Optimal Experience

Updated: February 16, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

Use the following procedures to optimize the RemoteFX experience:

  • Use Local Group Policy Editor to configure the experience index for connections using RemoteFX.

  1. Log on to the RDSH-SRV computer as a member of the local Administrators group.

  2. Click Start, and in the Search programs and files box, type gpedit.msc, and then press ENTER.

  3. Navigate to Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Remote Desktop Services\Remote Desktop Session Host\Remote Session Environment.

  4. Double-click Optimize visual experience when using RemoteFX.

  5. Select the Enabled option.

  6. In the Screen capture rate (frames per second) box, click Highest (best quality), and then click OK.

  7. Select the Enabled option.

  8. In the Screen Image quality box, click Highest (best quality), and then click OK.

  9. Restart the RDSH-SRV computer.

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