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Windows System Sound not redirected to local computer

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  • Running RDP host sessions with a 2016 server box.

    All is working fine, sounds like YouTube videos are normaly redirected to local computer, but Windows System sounds like exclamation are not played.

    I would need this for the users to have a audible notification for the 2 minutes disconnection warning...

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:22 AM

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  • Hi,

    Based on your description, only system sound is not redirected during Remote Desktop session.

    Establish remote desktop session, right-click speaker icon in the taskbar in the lower-right corner:
    1. Select Sounds, make sure appropriate sound scheme has been configured and confirm that if you can click Test and hear the sound.
    2. Select Open Volume Mixer, adjust the system sounds.

    Besides, if possible, you can try to patch your RDS system fully with update/hotfix, and make sure hardware driver is up to date with appropriate driver version installed if it is physical device. 

    Best Regards,
    Eve Wang

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    Friday, June 15, 2018 6:15 AM
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