Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Changes the install mode for the Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server.


In Windows Server 2008 R2, Terminal Services was renamed Remote Desktop Services. To find out what's new in this version, see What’s New in Remote Desktop Services on the Windows Server TechCenter.


This command is the same as the change user command.

Additional references

Change user

Command-Line Syntax Key

Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) Command Reference