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Virtual Desktop - Installing VMware View Client - Windows

Download and connection instructions for VMware View on Windows

  1. Obtain the latest client by going to Click on "Install VMWare Horizon Client", then on the VMWare web site, click the "Go to Downloads" link that corresponds to your operating system architecture.  If you need help finding your operating system information see  Please note, VMWare has a "Windows 10 UWP" client, but this is NOT a specific client for our campus.  DO NOT use the Windows 10 UWP client. 

  2. Run the downloaded file by double-clicking to begin the install.

  3. Typical installation has all the settings you need.  Click "Agree & Install".


  4. Click "Finish".


  5. Restart your computer.


  6. Launch the application and click on "New Server" or "Add Server".


  7. Enter the server address as: and click Connect.


  8. Enter your campus login information and click "Login".  This is your username only, not your email address.  You will then see a list of desktops that you are entitled to use.


You are now ready to run VMWare View.


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Keywords:Virtual Desktop, VDI, VMware, Horizon, Clients, Remote Desktop   Doc ID:30206
Owner:Nathan M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-05-17 09:18 CSTUpdated:2020-01-06 06:45 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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