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Microsoft’s Remote Desktop app adds ARM64 support

Early reviews of the Surface Pro X suggest that Microsoft’s new $1000 tablet looks great, gets decent battery life, and performs well… when you’re running apps that have been ported to run on Windows devices with ARM-based processors.

Things slow down a bit when you want to run 32-bit x86 apps, because emulation is required. And 64-bit x86 apps won’t run at all.

One workaround? Run a remote desktop app on your Windows on ARM computer so you can remotely connect to a system that doesn’t have those limitations.

As luck would have it, Microsoft just updated its Remote Desktop app with a new ARM64 version that should run nicely on the Surface Pro X…

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