Windows 8.1 RemoteApp stuck on preparing windows

We had a issue with a new Windows 8.1 install, when the user login to the RemoteApp Web Access Portal, and opened a Remoteapp, it´s just stuck on “Preparing Windows”, the same thing happens if i used the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections from the control panel.

To fix it i added the RD Web Access url to trusted sites in Internet Explorer.

example: *rds.company.com

 

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Fix: Windows Stuck in a “Preparing Automatic Repair” loop

If you Windows is stuck in a rebooting loop “rebooting into Windows recovery / repair mode”

put in a Windows disc and start a commandline and run this command to disabled it:

bcdedit /set {current} recoveryenabled No

 

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Windows 8.1 Logon Scripts Runs 5 Minutes Delayed

In Windows 8.1 Microsoft made a bigger change related to desktop performance.

By default Users logon scripts is 5 minutes delayed.

To disabled or reduce the delay between user logon and when the scripts run, find this policy in Group policy Editor

“Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\System\Group Policy\Configure Logon Script Delay”

logon_script_delay

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Adobe Reader XI – An internal error occurred

Adobe Reader An Internal Error Occurred

I installed Adobe Reader XI on our Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS servers, and we start to get this error when we started Adobe Reader.

After some time on Google i found out that disabling Adobe Reader XI sandbox protection mode fixed the error.

go to the registry and find this key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\11.0\FeatureLockDown

Create a new REG_DWORD

Value Name
bProtectedMode

Value Data
0

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KMS Update to Support Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft had released an update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 KMS Hosts to support WIndows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2885698/en-us

Install the update and reboot, then add the new Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 8.1 KMS Host key

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