I have a Windows 7 PC with Google Earth installed.

Sometimes I need to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to the Windows 7 PC.

If I've Google Earth (Pro or not) already opened on the Windows 7 PC, I can perfectly use the software without any issues.

If I start Google Earth (Pro or not) from remote, I get a message about graphic card not supported and after another that suggest me to try using directX. I can reply to use directX or not, but Googe Earth starts without showing me the satellite map in a sort of "compatibility mode", also very slow.

Is there a way to tell Google Earth to use the Windows 7 graphic card driver and not the virtual one, when starting it from a remote Desktop Session?

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    I think this crosses the line from a GIS question to Windows driver/emulation question. You might have more luck on an Apple forum. – Vince Feb 28 '15 at 12:51
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    I think there is some value tot his question here. Even ArcGlobe refuses to open via remote desktop, but is fine if it was already open. it's definitely not a Mac specific Issue. – Devdatta Tengshe Feb 28 '15 at 15:03
  • @kiks73: I have edited the question to clarify the question. Feel free to revert the edit, if it's not what you were asking. – Devdatta Tengshe Feb 28 '15 at 15:10
  • Try Chrome Remote Desktop I never used it, but it looks promising. – Nahas May 26 '15 at 14:31

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