Update:Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows Server 2003 SP2 released

We’ve released the English and localized versions of the Remote Desktop Client for connecting to Vista.

We recommend that to install the new version, users go to Windows Update on the target computer and look for optional software updates.

The new version can also be downloaded  from the Microsoft Download Center however users should take care to install the package appropriate for their target OS and architecture. If you need to download the package manually on Windows 2003 SP2 please click the appropriate language link:

Windows Server 2003 SP2 x86: English, Chinese – Simplified, Chinese – Traditional, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese – Brazil, Portuguese – Portugal, Russian, Spanish – Spain, Swedish, Turkish.

Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64: English, Japanese

Windows XP SP2 x64: English, Japanese

Here are some of the new features in this version of the Remote Desktop Client:

  • Server authentication

  • Plug and Play redirection

  • TS Gateway support

  • Monitor spanning

  • 32-bit color and font smoothing

More details on the features are in a Knowledge Base article.