Using the Microsoft Remote Desktop program

The Microsoft Remote Desktop application is usually installed with all Microsoft Windows operating systems.  It is used to connect to a remote computer, such as the scomis Terminal Server or another server/computer in the school.

Please note: Some network administrators may block access to the Remote Desktop program.

To Access the Remote Desktop,

Windows XP

Please note Windows XP is no longer a supported operating system. If you are still using Windows XP you should upgrade or replace your computer ASAP.

Click Start,

Choose All Programs -> Accessories -> Remote Desktop Connection

Type in the name of the computer that you want to connect to, then click Connect.

 

Windows Vista/7

Click on the Windows Button (usually bottom left corner)

Type Remote Desktop Connection

Press Enter

Type in the name of the computer that you want to connect to, then click Connect.

 

Alternatively

Bring up the Run dialog box (Windows Key + R)

Type MSTSC

Press OK

 

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