Enable Aero for RDP “One or more of the themes has been disabled by Remote Desktop Connection settings”

KB ID 0000647 Dtd 08/08/12

Problem

If you have enabled Aero on your remote machine, when you connect to it via RDP you will see this error, (if you try and change the theme to Aero).

Themes disabled by Remote Desktop Connection Settings

One or more of the themes has been disabled by Remote Desktop Connection settings

Solution

1. Close your RDP session, and launch the RDP client software again > Options > Experience > Place a tick in “Menu and window animation”.

RDP Enable Themes

2. Reconnect to your machine.

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