JSI Tip 2493. How do I minimize the impact of graphics on Terminal Server clients?

If a Terminal Server client uses animated graphics on their desktop, it will significantly slow the screen refresh.

In Windows 2000, you can control the user's use of animated graphic by setting MinAnimate to 0 at:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\Desktop\WindowMetrics.

For terminal Server, you can override the values in WindowMetrics by creating a subkey named UserOverride and then setting the values you want. To override Windows animation effects for all Terminal Server clients, set MinAnimate to 0 at:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Conttrol\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-tcp\UserOverride\ControlPanel\Desktop\WindowMetrics


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