How do I connect to a Windows lab computer from a Windows personal computer?


Select MSU Denver lab computers and software can now be accessed off campus.

Before you begin...

Please review the following informational links for the Computer Lab Remote Access Tool:


  1. Connect to GlobalProtect
    Global protect disconnected
  2. Navigate to from a supported browser.

  3. Select an available computer and click Connect.
    List of available computers

  4.  From the pop-up window, click Download.
    Download RDP file

  5. Open the .rdp file from your Downloads folder.
    downloads folder showing rdp file

  6. Click Connect.
    Certificate warning popup

  7. Click More Choices.
    Menu showing select more choices

  8. Click Use a different account.
    Selection showing use different account

  9. Enter your NetID and password and click OK.
    prompt asking for credentials

  10. If the connection is successful, you will be taken to the computer's login screen.
    Computer login screen



You are now logged into the remote computer and can access and use any of its installed software. Be sure to log out of the computer before closing Microsoft Remote Desktop and delete the .rdp file from your Downloads folder

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