Instructions for installing the VMware client on a remote computer.

Click on the appropriate client link below based on your operating system.

Windows 32bit Client

Windows 64bit Client

Mac Client

 

Click to run the program.  The first box will look like the below box

Click next

Check the box to accept the agreement and click next

Click next on the default protocol

Click next to accept the defaults

Enter “vmsecserv.northwestms.edu” in the connection server box and hit next

Accept the defaults and hit next

Click next

 

Click on install and the program will take a few minutes to install

Click finished when it is done installing.  It may require you to restart your machine at this point.

 

When you are done you will find an icon on your desktop that looks like this

Double click the icon

Double click on the cloud and a username and password box will display.  Enter your windows logon username and password

The next screen allows you to select your pool your desktop is assigned. 

Senatobia Faculty will select “UnideskFaculty”

Desoto Faculty will select “UnideskDCFaculty”

Right click on the pool name and select “Create Shortcut”.  This will place an icon on your desktop to eliminate several of the above steps from now on.

 

 

You can close out of any login boxes as well the above box and go to your desktop and now look for the following icon.

 

This will be the only icon you will need to double click from now on.  From there, you will get a logon box which you will put in your username and password.