Remote Desktop Connection Setup Steps (Windows)

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Initial Setup

  1. Visit 
  2. Sign in using ad\username and your Augsburg password.
  3. Click to use either
  1. Remote Labs - same software as on-campus computer labs
  2. Remote Work Desktop - includes Agresso, etc
  1. A file will download to your computer. Move it to your desktop for easy access in the future.
  2. Double-click on the file that downloaded.
  3. When asked “Do you trust the publisher of this remote connection?” check “Don’t ask me again…” and choose “Connect.”

  1. When prompted for your credentials enter your Augsburg password
  2. To get back to your other programs, click the Restore (or Minimize) button at the top:

  1. When you are done using Remote Desktop, click the Windows button, then the person icon, and choose “Sign Out”

Additional Remote Desktop Features and Tips