Change your default RDP client settings

Do you often connect to servers using RDP client and wish to have your local drives mapped, or have preferences for the display? The following steps walk you through making changes to the default settings.

Step 1

open your my documents folder and locate the hidden file Default.rdp.

Right click the file and select “edit”

Step 2

The RDP client will now open, make whatever change you would like to have as a default setting (for example mapping local drives)

rdp-settingsStep 3

Navigate to the general tab and click “save” under connection settings

rdp-settings2Now launch your RDP client (start -> run -> mstsc.exe)

The settings are now there by default.