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A remote desktop connection allows you to access your office computer while you are off-campus.

Before you access your office computer remotely you will need to

  1. Set up remote desktop on your office computer.
  2. Install the AnyConnect VPN client on your home computer or laptop.

If your office computer is already set up for remote desktop and you have installed the AnyConnect VPN client on your home computer or laptop, simply connect to the VPN and then access your office computer remotely from your home computer or laptop.

Windows Remote Desktop Instructions:

  1. Click Start in the lower-left corner of your home computer or laptop.
  2. Select All Programs from the pop-up menu.
  3. Select Accessories from the pop-up menu.
  4. Depending on the type of Windows OS, you will either click Remote Desktop Connection or Communications > Remote Desktop Connection.
  5. Type in the full name of your office computer in the "Computer" field.
  6. Click Options.
  7. Type your UUID and password.
  8. Type UOM in the "Domain" field.
  9. Click Connect.

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