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Remote Desktop to Windows Desktop or Lab computer from windows

It is possible to login from remote to your personal Windows desktop. Since this is potentially dangerous operation remote access is only possible using a tunneling mechanism provided by the Tunnlier program. How to setup your Home Windows Desktop or personal Windows Laptop is described below. Note that you may potentially work with personal or GDPR (AVG) restricted data. In that case make sure you adhere to the rules outline by the GDPR.

Before you can start to take over your Windows Desktop at work from Home, you need to do the following:

  • Inform helpdesk@physics.leidenuniv.nl that you intend to use this functionality and provide:
    • The name of your desktop
    • Your Physics account name
  • Check you personal Home Desktop of Windows Laptop for for any virusses or malware.
    • You have a certified Virusscanning software activated on your personal machine
    • You install and run the program Malware Bytes Free Addition https://nl.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/ and verify your machine is clean.
  • Now you install the Tunneling software Tunnelier and follow the instrunction in

If you have problems setting up the connection or configuring the software, please drop by at the Computer group HL406.

general/windows_desktop.1584013612.txt.gz · Last modified: 2020/03/12 11:46 by deul