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Website Connection

If you are on a public computer, or do not have administrative rights on the computer, you may connect to Remote Services via our website,

This method will only work for those using a Windows PC. Mac users will need to follow the instructions for Microsoft Remote Desktop Services.

How to Connect via the Remote Services Website

  1. In any browser, go to
  2. Once the web page loads, enter in your NetID and password and click Sign In. Screenshot of the UNR Remote Services website with a red box around the Sign In button and a red arrow pointing towards the Sign In button.
  3. Click on the Remote Desktop you would like to run, and download the .rdp file when prompted. Screenshot of the Different Desktops available on the Remote Desktop website.
  4. Locate the .rdp file in your downloads and then click Connect when prompted to trust the publisher. Screenshot of the Remote Desktop Connection window with a red box around the Connect button and a red arrow pointing towards the connect button.
  5. Enter in your NetID in the form of UNR\NetID and password when requested. 

The software will open and run as if it were native to your machine. 

With the software launched on your computer, it is a good idea to understand how to access files on Remote Services.