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Virtual Desktop - Running VMware View

Instructions for running VMware view

If you have not installed the VMware client, refer to document Virtual Desktop - Installing VMware Horizon View Client - Windows

1. Open the application. The server information should already be populated.
2. Double-Click the "" server.


2. Enter your UW-Platteville NetID and password. Click Login.


3. Select appropriate machine, i.e. "Bears Den" by double-clicking.


Your Virtual Machine will load now. Once it loads you should see the standard Windows desktop. When you are finished working, you can go to the Start Menu and select “Shut Down” like you would on a regular computer.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

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Keywords:VMware, virtual desktop, VDI   Doc ID:33168
Owner:Nathan M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-09-03 14:38 CDTUpdated:2020-01-06 07:53 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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