How Do I Disable Sound Over a Remote Desktop Connection?

By Michelle Carvo

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Remote Desktop Connection is an application that comes standard with certain versions of Windows XP, Vista and 7, such as the Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions. By using the program, users are able to remotely connect into their computer from anywhere. Things such as sounds and desktop wallpapers can be carried over remotely, but some users want to disable the sound for any number of reasons.

Step 1

Open the Remote Desktop Connection. Click the “Options” button.

Step 2

Click the “Local Resources” tab.

Step 3

Click the “Settings” button below “Remote Audio.”

Step 4

Click the radio button next to “Do not play” under “Remote audio playback.”

Step 5

Click “OK.”