Juniper Client Drops Remote Desktop Connection On Windows 8 (Solution)

Update: There is also a hotfix – Fix474567


Here is the solution:

(two options)

Option1 (Group Policy):

  • Local Computer Policy
  • Computer Configuration
  • Administrative Templates
  • Windows Components
  • Remote Desktop Services
  • Remote Desktop Connection Client
  • Turn Off UDP On Client –> Enabled


Option 2 (Regedit):

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Terminal Services\Client\

Create a dword and assign a value of 1 to:  tofClientDisableUDP dword:00000001

Source: Really long thread at



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