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How to Launch RDP Session Automatically at Login

Launch your RDP session automatically at login.

Follow the step-by-step directions for using Windows Task Scheduler (Windows 10) to launch a Remote Desktop Session every time the computer is unlocked. This will save much time and increase speed of login.

1. Click the Windows Key. Search for Task Scheduler.

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2. Click the Create Task button. A new window will pop up.

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3. Choose a name for the task. For example,Launch RDP“.

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4. At the top of the window, click the Triggers tab.

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5. At the bottom of the window, click the New… button. A new window will pop up.

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6. From the Begin the task menu, select On workstation unlock from the drop-down menu.

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7. At the bottom of the windows, click the OK.

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8. At the top of the window, click the Actions tab.

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9. At the bottom of the Windows, click the New button. A new window will pop up.

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10. Under Program/Script, click Browse.

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11. Select the program mstsc.exe from the following file location: C:\Windows\System32\mstsc.exe.

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12. At the bottom of the window, click OK.

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13. At the bottom of the window, click OK. Then close the Task Scheduler window. Done! Now when you unlock your computer, the RDP session will automatically launch.

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