Mac remote desktop copy and paste stops working

Kellogg, Brian D 6 Reputation points

I've seen this issue for a year or more. Copy and paste will work from my Mac to a RDP session at first then it will stop working and I have to close the rdp session and reconnect for it to start working again.

I see this issue on Intel and M1 Macs.

Is this a known bug?


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A Microsoft app that connects remotely to computers and to virtual apps and desktops.
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  1. Carl Fan 6,831 Reputation points

    I met some people who had the same problem.
    If this is the reason for the copy paste not to work, the quick solution is to restart the rdpclip.exe program in the remote computer.

    Here are the steps:

    1.Kill the process rdpclip.exe using the task manager in the remote computer
    2.Go to RUN command and start the application rdpclip.exe

    I consider that you could update ( such as Remote desktop app).
    Hope this helps and please help to accept as Answer if the response is useful.
    Best Regards,

    1 person found this answer helpful.

  2. Kellogg, Brian D 6 Reputation points

    I'm running the latest Mac Remote Desktop client.

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