Enable Remote Connections to Office Workstation


New Windows 10 computers will may need to have Remote Desktop enabled before you can connect remotely using Remote Desktop off-campus.


  1. On your office computer, click on the Start Menu and then click on the Settings gear icon.You can also type “Settings” into the search bar at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Click on the System Category, the click on Remote Desktop in the left column, From here, you can Enable Remote Desktop.  
  3. t is also recommended to keep the PC awake and discoverable to facilitate connections. Click Show settings to enable.
  4. As needed, add users who can connect remotely by clicking Select users that can remotely access this PC.
    1. College employees automatically have access.
  5. Make note of the name of this PC under How to connect to this PC. You'll need this information to connect to this computer off-campus.

remote desktop manager

You’ll need to enable remote desktop on the host computer before creating any remote connections (Image credit: Microsoft)


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Wed 9/2/20 3:48 PM