mstsc is not a recognized as a cmdlet when trying to connect to virtual machine

Mr Kola M 1 Reputation point

PS /home/malebo> mstsc /v:myVMWeb
mstsc: The term 'mstsc' is not recognized as a name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or executable program.
Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.

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A Microsoft app that connects remotely to computers and to virtual apps and desktops.
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  1. Andreas Baumgarten 100.8K Reputation points MVP

    Hi @Anonymous ,

    by default the mstsc.exe should be in the C:\Windows\System32\ folder.

    Are you able to start mstsc.exe at all on the computer?
    If the mstsc.exe is missing on the computer you could try to copy the file from a working computer.


    (If the reply was helpful please don't forget to upvote and/or accept as answer, thank you)

    Andreas Baumgarten

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