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TUTORIAL: do not show save credentials RDP

With Remote Desktop connection you’re able to remotely log on your work PC from home. If more people log on to for example a terminal server with different credentials it can be annoying that end users are able to ‘save credentials’. With the next steps you can turn this option off.

do not show save credentials RDP

Video tutorial(Dutch):

This is how it looks with ‘allow me to save credentials’ on:


This option could be a security breach.  If someone accidentally turns this on other users will be able to log on with his/her name.

Now, go to start and type in ‘gpedit.msc’.



This is the screen you’ll get:


navigate to:

  1. User Configuration
  2. Administrative Templates
  3. Windows Components
  4. Remote Desktop Services
  5. choose the option Remote Desktop Connection Client in the left side pane of the Group Policy editor

remote desktop


Double click ‘do not allow passwords to be saved’ and set this option to ‘enabled’.



Goodluck with ‘do not show save credentials RDP’

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My name is Bas Wijdenes and I'm working full time as a services engineer. In my free time I like to write tutorials about computer problems I encounter on a daily basis. The main reason I started my blog is, because I wanted to work on my English vocabulary.

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