How to stop Remote Desktop Connection Manager sharing the same mouse input across all sessions?f

vanessa rodrigues pontes 0 Reputation points
2024-05-15T14:42:20.37+00:00

If we connect multiple machines/sessions on Remote Desktop Connection Manager and run a UI Automation script on one session, we are able to go to a different session and still have that script running. However, just as the mouse is moving because of a script in that session, the same mouse movements are seen in other sessions as well , even though the script is not running in other sessions.. How can I stop this from happening?

It seems like there is no one from Microsoft to help us. This question has already been asked here and they gave the wrong answer. What a lack of respect for customers. This is a serious problem, as I and other clients are unable to work while the remote session is active because the mouse keeps moving on its own.

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  1. Claudia Dos Santos Haz (CONCENTRIX CORPORATION) 775 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-05-15T14:48:34.3433333+00:00

    Hi @vanessa rodrigues pontes,

    Thank you for reaching out to Microsoft Q&A forum!

    To prevent the same mouse movements from affecting other sessions when running a UI Automation script in one session using Remote Desktop Connection Manager, follow these steps:

    1. Open the Remote Desktop Connection app.
    2. Enter the PC’s name you want to connect to.
    3. Click “Show Options.”
    4. In the “Local Resources” tab, under “Mouse,” select “Separate mouse for each remote desktop session.”
    5. Connect to the remote PC.
    6. Repeat these steps for all RDP sessions where you want to enable separate mouse modes1. This will ensure that the mouse movements are isolated to the specific session where the script is running.

    By enabling separate mouse modes for each RDP connection, you’ll prevent the script’s mouse movements from affecting other sessions.

    Best regards,