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How can I access Windows virtual desktop for my college?


Some colleges within LMU have a virtual desktop that allows users to access software only available to certain disciplines. In some cases, additional software in other labs can be accessed through the virtual desktop.

Using the Windows Virtual Desktop from Your Laptop

This option is available from your personal device by going to

Using the Windows Virtual Desktop from Library Computers

Sign into the Mac side of the Information Commons computers and click on the icon called "VMWare View". 

Windows Virtual Desktop

That will open a window that prompts for a username and password. Enter your MyLMU information there, and leave the last line for Domain as STUDENT. 

Hit Login, then select the desktop you wish to use. 

college desktop options

Due to the way the Windows virtual desktop is set up, save documents created there and email them to yourself, then print once you have closed out of the virtual desktop.

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