Run explorer.exe if Remote Desktop Doesn’t Work

If you’re using Windows for your WebCenter platform, you no doubt use Remote Desktop to RDP into the servers every now and then to run updates and diagnose issues.  Sometimes, though, you just get a blank window:

Strange right?  Well, for this particular anomaly, there’s no need to call up IT to reboot the stubborn box.  Just run explorer.exe under the “Programs” tab in the Remote Desktop Connection properties window:

Boom! – system tray is back:

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One Response to “Run explorer.exe if Remote Desktop Doesn’t Work”

  1. Rahul says:

    It doesn’t work in my case..

    Taking RDP using Citrix….

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