How to disable copy/paste via Remote Desktop Windows

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In this article, we will show you how to turn off copy/paste on Remote Desktop Connection. This makes it impossible for bad guys to copy external content into the Windows Server server via RDP.

Step 1: Open Registry Editor with Administrator rights

Run > CMD > gpedit.msc (Run As Administrator)

Step 2: Move to ‘Do not allow clipboard redirection‘ policy by folder level as below

“Computer Configuration” > “Administrative Templates” > “Windows Components” > “Remote Desktop Services” > “Remote Desktop Session Hosts” > “Device and Resource Redirection” > “Do not allow clipboard redirection”

– Click mouse must after that select ” Edit

Step 3: enable (enable) the feature that does not allow using clipboard to copy/paste on Remote Desktop

Step 4: Update the policy again

Open CMD (Command Prompt), type the command “gpupdate /force

Now when the user logs off and logs back in, the ability to copy/paste via Remote Desktop will be disabled.

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