Remote Desktop Protocol Performance Improvements in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

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Using Remote Desktop Protocol 7.0 in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 is substantially better than earlier RDP versions. Highlights include an improved user experience with color depth and font smoothing, lower network bandwidth usage while being able to tolerate higher latency network conditions, and redirection of Windows Media, allowing the possibility of full frame rate remoting of high quality media on LANs on a par with playing multi-media locally.

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