Connect to a virtual desktop (Work at home)

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Instructions for Microsoft Windows Computers

BISC Virtual Desktop (Windows)

Link: https://rd01.biosci.udel.edu/
Type in your username followed by @biosci.udel.edu (example: username@biosci.udel.edu). Use the same password that you use to sign on the computers in the office. After signing in click ‘BISC Office’.

Download Desktop Connection

Your web browser will ask you to open or save the connection. Examples below are screen captures from Microsoft Edge and Firefox browsers. If you use Google Chrome, you may be prompted to save it to a location on your computer before you see a similar bar at the bottom of the web browser window. Click ‘Open’ to start and then click ‘Connect’.

Microsoft Edge Web Browser

Firefox Web Browser

VDI Remote Desktop Connect

Virtual Desktop Log In

Type in your password again. Make sure the username shown is your username@biosci.udel.edu. If not, click on More choices to enter in the correct username.

VDI Screen Virtual Desktop Log In

Instructions for Apple computers

Download Microsoft Remote Desktop 10

You only have to download and set it up one time. Click the download link below and then click ‘GET’. If you have already set up Microsoft Remote Desktop 10, please skip to the BISC Virtual Desktop section.

Download

Mac VDI Remote Desktop Screen

Set Up Microsoft Remote Desktop 10

Start the app and answer a few of the setup questions.
Request access to your microphone and camera – click ‘Continue’
“Microsoft Remote Desktop” would like to access the microphone – click ‘Don’t Allow’.
“Microsoft Remote Desktop” would like to access the camera – click ‘Don’t Allow’.

Mac VDI Remote Desktop Screen

Mac VDI Remote Desktop Screen

Mac VDI Remote Desktop Screen

BISC Virtual Desktop (Apple)

Link: https://rd01.biosci.udel.edu/
Type in your username followed by @biosci.udel.edu (example: username@biosci.udel.edu). Use the same password that you use to sign on the computers in the office. After signing in click ‘BISC Office’. Run the downloaded connection file. Please check your download folder or where you set your web browser to save files. Type in your username (example: username@biosci.udel.edu) and password again.

Mac VDI Remote Desktop Log In