Finding Campus Workstation Hostname and Connecting to RDP (Windows)

1. Make sure you are aware of your On-campus PC’s hostname to connect to it remotely.

a. You can find your exact hostname on your on-campus workstation by going to: Start menu -> Settings -> Systems -> About.

b. You can also open the start menu -> Type "command prompt" into the search bar -> Type in: hostname followed by pressing the enter key on your keyboard-> PC hostname will be displayed on the next line. 

2. Once you have obtained your on-campus PC hostname, when it comes to accessing it remotely from your home PC you can do the following (Windows only):

Open the start menu -> type "remote desktop connection" followed by pressing the enter key on your keyboard--> In computer type in your PC Hostname ( -> Click connect.

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