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First published on CloudBlogs on Nov, 29 2006

We've released the new version of the Remote Desktop Client corresponding to Vista. Here are some of the new features:

  • Server Authentication
  • Plug and Play redirection
  • TS Gateway support
  • Monitor Spanning
  • 32-bit color and font smoothing

More details on the features are in a Knowledge Base article .

To install the new version, go to Windows Update on the target computer and look for optional software updates, or download it from the Microsoft Download Center .

Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows Server 2003 (KB925876)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CC148041-577F-4201-B62C-D71ADC98ADB1 ...

Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB925876)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=43C0EAE9-6B64-428F-A9DC-F97F5A1B4493 ...

Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows XP (KB925876)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=26F11F0C-0D18-4306-ABCF-D4F18C8F5DF9 ...

Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB925876)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=160CE316-BF2B-48D0-A035-E2ABBC55D8E8 ...

Localized versions and the Multi-User Interface Pack will be released in the coming months.