OVERCOMING DISPLAY ERRORS
Microsoft and your GPU don't like it when you try to capture video on a headless servers. You can buy this HDMI dongle to mimic a display.
FIXING THE MISSING MOUSE
Windows explicitly removes the mouse when one is not present. Parsec faithfully reproduces the hidden mouse cursor based on this. If you would like to keep a mouse cursor visible at all times, you can follow the steps outlined in this article.
- Press the Windows + I keyboard shortcut to open the Settings app.
- Click Ease of Access.
- Select Mouse in the left side. Under the Mouse keys section, click the toggle corresponding to the “Use numeric keypad to move mouse around the screen” option to On.
- You can now easily control the mouse cursor with the numeric keypad.
This will force Windows to believe that a mouse is always connected. If your on a headless server, make sure all other remote desktop tools are closed. These other tools can sometimes interrupt the mouse input/display. For Paperspace, this includes their browser application.