Andy Hibbs

Microsoft Update 1805 Breaks Remote Desktop for Windows

Discussion created by Andy Hibbs on May 22, 2018
Latest reply on Jun 16, 2018 by fmpdude

We're receiving many reports from our customers on our RemoteApp servers that their FileMaker solutions have slowed down to a point of being unusable.

 

This has been acknowledged by Microsoft and they are actively engaging in community forums. Unfortunately, uninstalling this update hasn't necessarily resolved the problem.

 

We've just emailed our key contacts encouraging them to block the latest Windows updates from v7 through to v10 by any means possible.

 

There is secondary bug where pop up windows get hidden behind the main window to compound issues.

 

These links provide more information:

 

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/cdf12bbc-ff78-4d6e-9e12-63f99ae4d511/w10-1709-remoteapp-popups-hidden-behind-main-window?

 

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f3e9852b-393c-4aa0-9d2f-961a82cfc603/remoteapp-after-windows-10-update-1803-are-slow-and-right-mouse-button-is-not-responding-it-reacts?forum=winserverTS&prof=required

 

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4103714/windows-10-update-kb4103714

 

Macs running Remote Desktop or Remote Desktop Beta do not appear to be affected.

 

It makes one wonder where we stand legally regarding Microsoft making it harder to block updates and taking control out of users' hands (which applies to all software vendors, including FileMaker Cloud).

 

Just what we needed in the week GDPR becomes active.

 

Regards

Andy

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