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Using Remote Desktop Tool on macOS

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Tool can be downloaded through the AppStore. You will need this application in order to open RDP files for remote access sessions.

1.Select a Windows 10 workstation, and click Connect.

2. A RDP file will download to your computer. Click on the arrow to open the dropdown menu.

3. Select Open.

4. A prompt will appear for you to enter your Active Directory credentials. Once your credentials are entered, click Continue. (example of username: tc\abc1234)

5. Click Continue to proceed.

This may take a couple of moments to sign in for the first time.

8. Remember to sign out when you no longer need access to the computer.DO NOT SHUT DOWN!Logging off will allow another student to use the computer remotely once you've disconnected.

If you have any issues with connecting to a computer using Remote Desktop, please contact the Technology Service Desk by calling (212) 678-3300 or emailing [email protected]

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