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Install Remote Desktop Client on Your Mac for HUB Administrative Staff

HUB Administrative Support Staff: You need to install the Remote Desktop Connection in order to set your PIN and connect to Admin VWS.

  1. Browse to Microsoft Office Downloads for Mac (link opens in a new window).
  2. In the left-hand column near the bottom, click the Remote Desktop product category.
  3. In the center column, click on the link for the recommended version: Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac.
  4. Click the Download Now! button.
  5. You are redirected to the Microsoft Download Center. Click the orange DOWNLOAD button.
  6. A window pops up. Click Save File.
  7. The file is downloaded. Double-click the highlighted file in your browser's Downloads window.
  8. A window pops up showing the RDC (Remote Desktop Client) Installer file you just downloaded. Double click on the "package" icon.
  9. The Microsoft RDC for Mac Installer begins. Click Continue, and follow all instructions.

The application is now installed. Next, identify any printers or drives you want to use.

Still need help?

Don't know your UBITName or password? Call 716-645-3542, visit one of our two walk-in locations, or send a message.

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