Configuring your Home Computer for Remote Desktop

Step 1:

Save the Remote Desktop installation file attached to the e-mail sent to you by Information Security.

Note: Be sure to save the file in a location you will be able to easily locate it, such as your Desktop.

shows new-remotedesktop.zip

Step 2:

Right-click on the installation file icon and left-click Extract All...

 shows right click menu and extract all... option

Step 3:

Click the Next > button.

shows next button 

Step 4:

Click the Next > button.

shows next button selected 

Step 5:

Click the Finish button.

shows finish button selected 

Step 6:

A new window should open. Double-click the rdcInstall icon.

shows new window with rdcinstall file 

Step 7:

If you receive a security warning, click the Run button.

shows run button selected 

Step 8:

Click the Next > button.

shows next button selected 

Step 9:

Click the Next > button.

shows next button selected 

Step 10:

Click the Close button.

shows close button selected 

If you have problems when trying these instructions please contact the Information Technology Helpdesk at 229-245-4357 or send an e-mail tohelpdesk@valdosta.edu Please note that our work request system can only accept emails sent from a VSU email address.