Virtual Desktop Client Install for Windows - IT Services - Truman State University

Truman Virtual Desktop Client for Windows - Installation and Configuration Instructions

1. Download the VMWare client by clicking here. Save the file to a location you can easily find, such as your desktop.

2. Locate the downloaded file and double-click it.

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3. You should then be presented with the VMWare client setup welcome screen. Click next to continue.

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4. You will be presented with the software license agreement. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement and then click Next.

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5. Leave the default options selected and click Next to continue.

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6. Leave the Default view connection server box empty. Click next

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7. The Show in connection dialog check box should be checked. The Set default option to login as current user check box should be unchecked. Click next.

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8. Leave all the boxes checked and click Next.

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9. Click Install to start the install of the software.

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10. Click Finish to complete the installation.

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11. The VMWare View Client will ask to restart your computer. Click Yes.

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12. After restarting your system launch the VMWare View Client (Click Start > All Programs > VMWare > VMWare View client OR Launch the VMWare View Client from your Desktop).

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13. In the connection server dialog box type in view.truman.edu and click Connect.

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14. Type in your Truman username and password and click Login.

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15. Click Connect to start the Virtual Desktop Session

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Notes:

  • The VMWare toolbar located at the top of the screen will allow you to minimize the client. To disconnect choose "Logoff" from the start menu.
  • If the VMWare client is closed, you may reconnect by following steps 12 through 15.