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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 https://view.ion.uwplatt.edu. 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 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218

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

  3. All but one of the selections will remain as the default.  Just click Next to continue.



  4. You will need to accept the software agreement to continue the installation.



  5. Use the default setting of IPV4 and click Next.



  6. Leave the options with the default settings and click Next.



  7. Enter the server address as: view.ion.uwplatt.edu and click Next.



  8. Leave Enhanced Single Sign On settings as their defaults and click Next.



  9. Select where you would like shortcuts to be placed and click Next.



  10. Click Install.



  11. When installation is complete, you will be prompted to reboot.  Click Yes to reboot immediately and No to delay the reboot.

You are now ready to run VMWare View.

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


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Keywords:Virtual Desktop, VDI, VMware, Horizon, Clients, Remote Desktop   Doc ID:30206
Owner:Kenneth W.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-05-17 10:18 CDTUpdated:2016-05-19 08:37 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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