Student Software Remote Access - Windows


Supplies instructions on installing the Horizon Client on Windows device and accessing an OCC virtual desktop. This will give registered students remote access to applications(software) needed for their course work.



  1. Download the latest VM Horizon Client at URL:
  2. Under VMware Horizon Clients for Windows
    Click Go To Downloads

  3. Click Download Now

  4. Depending on the browser Click Run

  5. Click Yes
  6. Click Agree & Install

  7. Click Finish


  8. Click Restart Now to reboot the system

  9. If you are going to use a USB drive to save data when working in the VDI machine, insert it in the physical machine now. It needs to be installed on physical device before the Virtual machine starts.
  10. Double click VMware Horizon Client icon on desktop

  11. Double click Add Server

  12. Type in for the name of the Connection Server 
    Click Connect

  13. Click Accept

  14. Enter your OCC User name and Password
    Click Login


    Sample of what the Horizon Client will look like after logging in

  15. The Horizon Client will show all the VDI machines and applications that you have rights to use 
    IMPORTANT! Need to configure the VDI machine to use VMware Blast Protocol 
    Right Click on VDI machine and Click VMware Blast - “App-Test” is a sample yours will be different

  16. Double Click VDI machine to start the Virtual Machine

    *Note - Make sure to insert USB drive into physical machine before starting VDI machine

In order to use the Adobe XD application, it will need to be installed after logging into your virtual session. Follow the instructions for Adobe XD Access 



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