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Connect to Work Computer With Remote Desktop – PC

On your home computer:

  1. Open “Remote Desktop Connection”
    remote-dekstop-config-pc-one
  2. Replace [mycomputername] with the name of your computer.
    Notes:

    1. This can be found by pressing the Windows Key + R.
    2. Type “dxdiag” and click “OK”
      NOTE: If you get a message about “Do you want to allow DxDiag to check….”, click “No”.
    3. You MUST have the .grove.ad.uconn.edu after your computer name or you will not be able to connect.
  3. Click the
    remote-dekstop-config-pc-two
    button and then click on the “Advanced” tab
  4. Click the settings button and enter the information as shown below:
  5. Click OK
  6. Click the “General” tab and under “User Name:” type your NetID [XXX#####]
    Note: For increased security do not check “Allow me to save credentials”

  7. Click “Connect”
  8. You will see a window similar to the one below. Enter your password and click “OK”
    Note: For increased security do not check “Allow me to save credentials”
    remote-dekstop-config-pc-six