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Instructions for connecting to a campus computer from an off campus location when the computer on campus has a Windows operating system and the computer off campus has a MAC operating system.


You must be connected with Pulse to make this connection


Configure the campus computer to accept incoming connections


    • Click the Windows icon
    • Type System and press Enter
    • In the left side of the System pane, select Remote Settings
    • In the System Properties pane, ensure the radio button for Allow remote connections to this computer
    • Click Apply
    • Click Ok


To connect to campus computer from off campus


    • Open Spotlight search and search for Self-Service
    • Open Self-Service and select Microsoft Remote Desktop
    • Click the Show Options dropdown button
    • In the Computer field, type the IP address of the computer to which you wish to connect
    • In the User name field, type appd\<your username>  Note: Do not enter @appstate.edu
    • If you wish to save a shortcut to this connection, click Save As... and select the location and file name under which you would like to save the connection
    • Click Connect to connect to the remote computer


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