Requirements for running Windows 2008 Terminal Server Remoteapp

Requirements for running Windows 2008 Terminal Server Remoteapp

In order to run Windows 2008 Terminal Server applications using Remoteapp your computer must meet the following requirements:

Windows XP

·         Ideally all Windows XP computers should have Service Pack 3 installed. This is available from the Microsoft download site using the following URL:

Instructions on how to install the service pack are detailed on the above URL.

·         If you are unable to install Service Pack 3 then you need to download and install the latest version of the remote desktop client.  This is available here:


·         To take advantage of the new printing functionality you need to install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP1 or later.  This is a requirement of all Windows XP computers. The current version is available as a download here:


Windows Vista

·         Ideally all Windows Vista computers should have Service Pack 1 installed. To find out what service pack you have installed on your Windows Vista Computer please refer to the following KB article:


If you computer already has Service Pack 1 installed then you don’t need to do anything else.


·         If your computer doesn’t have service pack 1 installed it can be downloaded from the following site:

Launching your applications

The following PDF details how to launch applications:



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