RDP session flickering
Hi, everyone. I have to say I’m experiencing a quite annoying bug when I RDP to a server. I connected to more than one session, then my screen begins to be flickering fast and then it turns to black. What’s going on? I totally have no idea.
4 solutions for RDP session flickering
According to some research, we found that the issue occurs when the user RDP to multiple servers. To fix the RDP session flickering, we provide 4 solutions disabling UAC, and adding a registry key... to quickly help you out of the issue. Have a look at the concrete steps.
Solution 1. Disable User Account Control (UAC)
User Account(UAC) is the main cause of the issue "RDP session flickering", which may prevent inadvertent changes to system settings. Therefore, the Remote Desktop with RDP session flickering can be fixed by disabling it. After that, reboot the PC and then you are able to log in with multiple sessions.
Step 1. Press Win + R and then input “control panel”.
Step 2. Double-click on User Accounts.
Step 3. Click on Change User Account Control settings.
Step 4. To turn UAC off, drag the slider down to Never notify and click OK.
Step 5. Reboot your computer for the change to take effect.
Solution 2. Add a registry key
According to some users, they found that adding a registry key help them successfully fix the issue. So, we can have a try to check whether it useful.
Step 1. Press Win + R and then type “regedit”, click on OK.
Step 2. Navigation:
Step 3. Right Click on the right pane and then click on “New”> “DWORD(32-bit) Value”, name it as “NoRemoteChangeNotify”.
Step 4. Double click on the registry key, and then change the value date to 1. Select Decimal.
Step 5. Reboot the PC to check whether the issue MSTSC within RDP session fast flickering on Windows 7/8/9/10/11 persists.
Solution 3. Run SFC scan and enable Group Policy
Running an SFC scan can check or repair corrupted files in the system. Apart from that, if you enable “Turn off the caching of thumbnails in hidden thumbs.db files”, the File Explorer does not create, read from, or write to thumbs.db files. Follow the concrete steps.
Step 1. Search cmd in the search box and then right-click on the option, click on “Run as administrator”.
Step 2. Input “sfc/scannow” and then press the “Enter” key.
Step 3. Once the SFC scan is completed, press Win + R and then input “gpedit.msc” and then press the “Enter” key.
Step 4. Navigation:
User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > then either Windows Explorer (Windows Vista/7) or File Explorer (Windows 8).
Step 5. Double-click on “Turn off the caching of thumbnails in hidden thumbs.db files”.
Step 6. Tick “Enabled”, and then click on “OK”. Then Remote Desktop with RDP session flickering would be solved.
Final solution: completely get rid of the trouble-- AnyViewer
Are the 3 solutions above fix your issue? If you are still struggling to find ways to deal with mstsc within RDP session flickering in windows 11, 10, 8, 7..., have a look at remote access software--AnyViewer.
With the easy operation, fast connection, free charge and without the limitation of the same LAN, AnyViewer can truly help you realize multiple remote control and access. In addition, it’s workable for Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 and Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 R2. Keep reading to see how it works.
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Step 1. Sign up for an AnyViewer account and then sign in to this account on the two computers. Once logged in, the PC will be assigned to the account automatically.
Step 2. On the client computer, go to "Device", click the PC that you need to control, and click "One-click control" to achieve remote connection with one click.
Step 3. Now the remote control is successfully established. The host PC can be controlled without any problem.
Get Remote access by access code
Way 1. Input security code
Step 1. On the host computer, open AnyViewer, find Settings on the interface, and then click on it. Then click on “Recipient”, choose the third option “Set my security code”, type in the security code, and then click on “OK”. Return to the main interface.
Step 2. On the client PC, input the device ID of the host PC in the Partner ID box, click on “Connect”.
Step 3. On the client PC, a pop-up window will appear, choose the second option and then input the security code. Click on “OK”. Then you can enjoy a long-lasting connection.
Way 2. Send a control request
Step 1. On the client PC, input the device ID of the remote PC, and then click on “Connect”.
Step 2. On the client PC, for the pop-up option, choose the first one “Send a control request to your partner”, and then click on “OK”.
Step 3. On the host PC, click on "Allow" to receive the request control, then you can enjoy the remote session without any trouble.
Through the solutions, you must have already fixed the Remote Desktop flickering. But if the first 3 solutions are not workable for you, it seems that AnyViewer, the final solution, is the best choice for you.