RDP Connections Failed to Subscribe Since There is No Workspace [Fixed]

What if run into the RDP error “We failed to subscribe since there is no workspace” when we remotely access a server? Follow me to know the solutions.


By Ellie / Updated on November 24, 2022

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Remote Desktop Client bug “We failed to subscribe since there is no workspace”

"Hello, guys!". I'm having a problem with the Remote Desktop Client in WVD saying "Something went wrong. We failed to subscribe since there is no workspace". This problem occurred after I updated my Windows version and my RD Client version. " Does anyone have the same problem or suggestions to fix it?

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2 best solutions to fix “Failed to subscribe since there is no workspace”

Remote Desktop Client, which can be installed from Web Store, allows people to connect to a server without the requirement for admin rights. However, some users made out that they meet with “We failed to subscribe since there is no workspace”. Here in this part, we are devoted to fixing the issue. Keep reading.

Solution 1. Reset Internet Explorer settings

It is claimed that the problem may be caused by changing the settings of Internet Explorer after installation. Therefore, the Remote Desktop Client may have a problem when downloading. For this reason, we can reset it to the default and then reinstall the Remote Desktop Client.

Step 1. Close all open windows and programs.

Step 2. Open Internet Explorer, select Tools and then choose “Internet options”.

Internet Options

Step 3. Select the Advanced tab. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, select Reset. And then click on “OK”.

Reset Internet Options

Step 4. In the box, for the pop-up windows with “Are you sure you want to reset all Internet Explorer settings?”, select “Reset”.

Sure to Reset

Step 5. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK. Restart your PC to apply changes. Reinstall Remote Desktop Client to cover the old one.

Note: It needs to be mentioned that the history in Internet Explorer will be deleted. If you mind, look at the next solution.

Solution 2. Uninstall and reinstall the Remote Desktop Client

Some users said that the issue has been fixed when they uninstall and reinstall the Remote Desktop Client. The reason can be that the process of updating bugged the software.

Step 1. Search Apps & Features in the search box and then open it.

Apps Features

Step 2. Scroll down and find the place of Microsoft Remote Desktop. Double-click on it and then select “Uninstall”.

Uninstall Remote Desktop

Step 3. After the uninstallation is completed, go to the Microsoft Store and then search “Microsoft Remote Desktop” and then download and install it.

Step 4. Reconnect and check whether the error disappears.

Bonus tip: "Failed to subscribe since there is no workspace" on Mac  

If you meet with the error on Mac, you can choose to return to the previous version of Remote Desktop Client.

Step 1. Click on the released version of RD Client and find the version you possess before.

RD Client

Step 2. Download the version on your device and then reconnect to the remote PC to see whether the error disappears or not.

Remote Access with little effort-- AnyViewer

Is the issue “We Failed to subscribe since there is no workspace” still persists? It will be great if the ways above work. But if not, you don’t need to be anxious or sad. Resorting to a more professional and easy utility-- AnyViewer, to remotely access PC with little effort.

With AnyViewer, you can realize remote access with one click without the need for an IP address or URL. And the connections won’t be limited to the same LAN. Apart from that, you can download AnyViewer from Apple Store to control PC with iOS devices. Follow me to know how it works.

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Step 1. Sign up for an AnyViewer account and sign in to the two computers. The device will be assigned to the account once logged in. 

Log in AnyViewer

 Step 2. On the main interface of AnyViewer in your current computer, go to "Device" and locate the remote PC. Click it and choose "One-click control" to access an unattended computer with one click. 

Connect to My Devices

Step 3. Then you can remote into the computer over the internet for free and you can see the screen of the remote computer and run apps on it. 

We know the ways how to access an unattended computer with one click via AnyViewer. The utility also allows you to access your friend’s computer for one time by sending a control request. Why not have a try?


Now the issue “Failed to subscribe since there is no workspace” on Windows 7 must be fixed by resetting the Internet Explorer Settings, uninstalling and reinstalling the Remote Desktop Client. But if the issue remains and you don’t want to spend too much time on fixing it, AnyViewer is a better choice.