Note: These instructions apply only to the new Windows Desktop Client/Remote Desktop Client/”MSRDC” client. This is typically used tdo connect to Azure Virtual Desktop or Microsoft Cloud PC.
The Remote Desktop Client uses all monitors by default. Follow the steps in this document if you’d like to change that to only use a single monitor.
- Disconnect from any open Remote Desktop sessions.
- If necessary, reopen Remote Desktop via the Start menu or shortcut.
- Select Settings in the upper right corner, and toggle Use default settings to Off.
- Change Display configuration to Single display:
- Close the Settings dialog.
- Reconnect and confirm this worked. You should now have only a single monitor and be able to work concurrently on your local machine using the other monitor(s).