Viewer blanks out when using windows remote desktop


I have been trying to view an image series on slicer 4.10.2 via remote desktop. The patient list and other parts of the GUI all appear ok except for the image series in the viewer. The viewer goes blank (dark) when I load the series. I see these msgs in the logs:
“GLEW could not be initialized.
Hardware does not support the number of textures defined.
versionFunctions: Not supported on OpenGL ES”

The host computer is running windows 7, Quadro P2000 graphics card. The client computer is running windows 10. I looked around the forum and it seemed like the recent versions of RDP should connect fine. But it could be that the mstsc client that comes along with the windows 10 home edition doesn’t satisfy the requirement. Any suggestions/pointers would be helpful.


Remote desktop works fine from a Windows10 Home client to a Windows10 Pro server with Intel and AMD Radeon graphics.

NVidia chose to block their GeForce cards and make things complicated for Quadro, but finally they seem to have enabled it recently: Probably you just need to tune your remote desktop settings, maybe you need to adjust some Windows Remote Desktop group policy settings as described on some websites.

Using VNC is always an option, too. It is not as fast as RDP, but good enough for most use cases.

I have been using NoMachine remote desktop app from a Windows 10 to a Ubuntu server with Slicer installations and it has been working really well for me.


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