Windows includes an application known as Remote Desktop Connection. This allows you to remotely take control of a Windows computer at another location.Prior to using Remote Desktop Connection to connect to your CWSL office workstation, there are a number of pre-requisites to address:
After addressing the above pre-requisites, do the following:
Click on Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Remote Desktop Connection
In the Remote Desktop Connection dialogue box, enter in your computer name, including the appended domain name, cwsl.edu (see below).
Click on Connect.
Enter your username and password in the subsequent dialogue box, then click OK.
After a few seconds, you should see your office workstation Windows desktop.
Note: remember to logout when you are done. Don't just click on the X in the upper right corner, that will leave you logged into your office workstation and will simply disconnect you from that session. To properly log out, click on Start, then Log Off.