Using Windows Remote Desktop to Access Office Computer (Windows)


This article will demonstrate how to use the Remote Desktop utility (on a Windows PC) to remotely access another Windows PC.

NOTE: If you are accessing a university computer (i.e. office computer) from off campus (i.e. home), you will first need to connect to a VPN. See related articles for more information.

Connecting to Remote Computer

  1. In the search box to the right of  type remote desktop connection and press Enter


  1. When the Remote Desktop Connection window opens, enter the hostname or IP address of the remote computer, click Connect

  1. When prompted to Enter your credentials do the following:
    • If the Domain shown is SEMODOM or, enter your SE Key in User Name box 
    • If the Domain shown is blank, enter SEMODOM\SEKey in User Name box
    • Enter your SE Key's password
    • Check the Remember me box

  1. Click OK to connect
  2. You may be prompted to acknowledge a certificate issue. Click Yes

  1. The remote computer's startup screen should be displayed. Click OK to accept the agreement and proceed.


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