Mirror Driver


AnyDesk supports a mirror driver. This is a legacy technique and is needed only for older Windows versions. On legacy hardware, a mirror driver can vastly improve the responsiveness of AnyDesk. If you experience lag in AnyDesk, please try to install the driver.
AnyDesk supports a mirror driver for Windows XP and Windows 7 based systems. For newer Windows versions, a mirror driver is not needed. For server editions of Windows, using the mirror driver is recommended, as servers often have legacy graphics hardware.
Using the mirror driver will also decrease the cpu time needed by AnyDesk if there is no Aero colour scheme active.

You can install the mirror driver from here.

Windows 7

Windows 7 is a special case. AnyDesk will run best when compositing (Aero colour scheme) is enabled. In this case, no mirror driver is needed.
Using the mirror driver is only advisable if you plan to use Windows 7 without compositing (Aero).
In some cases, the mirror driver could lead to a decrease in performance in Windows 7.


Please restart your system after installing the driver.
If you run AnyDesk under Windows 7 mith mirror driver, AnyDesk must be installed for the driver to work.
On non-server operating system editions, please check "Force mirror driver" in the options tab under "Capture". If you do so, an AnyDesk session to the machine will disable Aero temporarily.

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