Prevent Windows 10 Remote Desktop Session Auto-Logoff

Posted: 2/14/2017 1:05 PM

By default, Windows 10 will automatically log off idle Remote Desktop sessions.

To prevent this:

  1. Run gpedit.msc.
  2. Expand Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Remote Desktop Services-> Remove Desktop Session Host -> Session Time Limits.
  3. Disable all of the listed policies, regardless of their current state.
  4. Expand User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Remote Desktop Services-> Remove Desktop Session Host -> Session Time Limits.
  5. Disable all of the listed policies, regardless of their current state.
  6. Reboot the computer.