Remote to your work computer from home

The following article explains how to prepare your work computer for connection and how to setup a personal computer with VPN.

Window s 10 Instructions

Preparing your work PC

  1. In the Search the web and Windows box, type remote desktop
  2. In the search results, select Allow remote access to your computer.
  3. Under the Remote Desktop section, choose the appropriate option (e.g. Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop.)
  4. Click on the Select Users button.
  5. You may see that your account already has access. If it doesn't you may need to add an account.
  6. Select Add
  7. Type in your NetID.
  8. Select OK
  9. Select OK to close open dialogue windows.
  10. Write down the property tag from the sticker physically located on your computer (Typically P10Fxxxx, you will need this at home.)

Install VPN on your personal home PC

Connecting to the Work PC

  1. In the Search the web and Windows box, type remote desktop
  2. In the search results, select Remote Desktop
  3. Type in    (Enter the property tag number from your work PC)
  4. Enter your credentials: uofi\xxxx  and your NetID password.

Keywords:remote, rdp, connect, vpn, access, home   Doc ID:87951
Owner:Tina O.Group:University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Created:2018-11-21 15:06 CDTUpdated:2018-11-29 09:18 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
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