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Can't activate window on remote server without open rdp connection

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I've set up an Amazon EC2 server running Windows Server 2012 and need to control multiple windows via mouse clicks.

Whenever I close or minimize the windows remote control, autoit can no longer change the active window. All other actions seem to continue fine. I've tried autoit scripts as well as the c# autoit lib and native c# SetForegroundWindow code, but nothing seems to work.

 

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I believe it is because of how the remote session operates, and losing focus while minimized. Meaning you have to be in the remote session (active window) for keystrokes and mouse movement to be seen.


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