VCL - Install the Client (Mac)

Follow these steps to download and install the remote Windows 10 desktop in the virtual computing lab to your Mac computer.

Step 1. Click the link below to begin download of the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client. Chromebooks should use the Android client.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/remote-desktop-clients

Click the client for your device. Then follow the onscreen prompts to install the client.

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Step 2. Once the client is installed, add a workspace. First, click the Workspaces button at the top of the screen. Then, click the Add Workspace button that shows further down the screen.

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Step 3. Enter your ECU email address in the Add Workspace textbox.

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Step 4. Once the workspace is found, click Add. The Microsoft Sign in dialog box opens.

Step 5. Enter your ECU email address into the Microsoft Sign in dialog box. Then click Next. The ECU sign in dialog box opens.

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Step 6. Enter your ECU email address and passphrase into the ECU sign in dialog box. Click the Sign in button.

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Step 7. Your workspace now populates with a shortcut to the VCL - Windows 10 desktop. This desktop includes all available software on the VCL.

NOTE:

  • When you log in to the VCL, your OneDrive automatically logs in and begins to sync documents.
  • Files you use during your VCL session should be opened from OneDrive.
  • Files inadvertently saved to the VCL Desktop, Documents or Pictures folders sync to your OneDrive.
  • FILES NOT SAVED DIRECTLY TO ONEDRIVE, THE VCL DESKTOP, DOCUMENTS OR PICTURES FOLDERS ARE SUBJECT TO DELETION WITHOUT WARNING.

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Article ID: 67704
Created
Thu 9/1/22 10:41 AM
Modified
Tue 1/10/23 4:08 PM
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