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User Guide for connecting Microsoft computers from outside to campus network (QC-VPN)
(Supported Windows 10)

What To Do At Work.

  1. Before you can remote into your desktop computer at work you must prepare your work computer(s).
  2. In the browser of your choice, go to the following link: This will immediately send you to the Microsoft Support Website on “How to use Remote Desktop”. 


  1. Click on the button labelled “Enable Remote Desktop”.                                                                                                                 


  1. This will cause your computer to ask you if you would like to “Open Settings?” Click the Open Settings button.                                                                                        


  1. The Settings window will appear with the Remote Desktop settings page already opened. If the “Enable Remote Desktop” toggle is set to Off, click it to set it to On.


  1. Windows will ask you to confirm if are sure that you would like to Enable Remote Desktop. Click the Confirm button.                   


  1. Once the “Enable Remote Desktop” toggle is set to On, confirm that both check boxes below are also checked. This will keep your work computer awake and connected to allow you to connect at any time.


  1. Below the check boxes, take a note of the name of the PC. You’ll need it when you get home.                                                      


  1. You’re all done. Lock or Sign Out of your computer. Don’t shut your computer down.                                                                                                                                                                                            




Prepared By ITS

Date: Mar 23, 2020