In this video, author Brian Culp identifies the use of a new Windows 10 feature that can be helpful for Windows 10 Remote Desktop sessions when connecting to older computers. The feature is called Remote Desktop zoom support. Brian shows viewers how to access this tool by walking them through an example and zooming in on a connected Remote Desktop session.
- [Voiceover] In this lesson we'll take a brief look…at a feature known as Remote Desktop Zoom…and what we're talking about here…is a situation where you have a Windows 10 device…that is connecting to an older Windows device,…say a Windows 7 device or something like that,…in a Remote Desktop session.…And sometimes when that happens,…especially if the Windows 10 device…is using a high-resolution display,…maybe even a 4K display,…then the content on the Remote Desktop session…can be very small and hard to read.…
So this feature known as Remote Desktop Zoom…allows the user to zoom the displayed content…on the computer receiving the incoming…Remote Desktop session.…And again, this is a new feature,…so you'll probably see it mentioned…if you are sitting down to take the 697 Exam.…Using this feature is very, very straightforward.…In fact, perhaps the hardest thing about it…is just figuring out that it exists in the first place…when you are using Remote Desktop…cause sometimes you have a tendency…to run the Remote Desktop in a full screen session.…
This hands-on, practical course covers the skills necessary for a system admin to manage remote access in Windows 10—and prepare for the Manage Remote Access domain of Microsoft Certification exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices. Brian Culp shows how to create and enable a VPN connection, configure Remote Desktop, establish mobility policies, create and deploy workspaces, and configure offline storage and file syncing. Plus, learn how connect to printers and displays using Wi-Fi Direct.
Review the learning objectives for the Manage Remote Access domain of exam 70-697 at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-697.aspx.
- Creating and enabling a VPN connection
- Using Wi-Fi Sense
- Configuring Remote Desktop
- Troubleshooting with Remote Desktop
- Configuring power policies and mobility options
- Creating workspaces with Windows To Go and PowerShell
- Configuring offline files and file policies
- Adjusting sync options
- Connecting to Wi-Fi Direct devices