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How do I connect to the Virtual Computer Lab using a PC?

Download and install the client from the provided links. When prompted, subscribe to to access the WVD. Double click on a resource to connect.

NOTE: Windows Virtual Desktop doesn't support the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections (RADC) client, the Remote Desktop Connection (MSTSC) client, or the Remote Desktop client from the Windows Store. 

Install the Windows Desktop client

1. Choose the client that matches your version of Windows:

Once installed, the client can be launched from the Start menu by searching for Remote Desktop.

2. Double click on the file to start installation

NOTE:  Click "OK" if you see the following screen

Click OK

3. Click "Next"

Click Next

4, Accept the license agreement and click "Next"

Click Next

5. Choose to install for either only yourself or all users of this machine.

NOTE:  To install for all users, you must have admin access on this device.  If prompted to allow changes to this machine, click yes,


6. Click "Finish"

Click Finish

Subscribe to a Workspace

1.  Run the client

2. Click "Subscribe with URL"

Subscribe with URL

3. Enter "" and click "Next"

Enter URL

4. If prompted enter your UIC email address.

enter UIC email address

5. Enter your UIC email address and ACCC common password.

Enter ACCC common password

Using Windows Virtual Desktop 

1. Start the Client

2. Double Click on the resource you'd like to access

Double Click on Resource

3. Enter your ACCC common password.  The username field should be populated with your email address.

Enter ACCC common password

Keywords:WVD, Windows   Doc ID:104277
Owner:Scott R.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2020-07-23 14:23 CDTUpdated:2020-07-23 17:16 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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