How to access the Windows desktop on Desktop@UCL Anywhere
As well as accessing individual Apps you can also access a full Windows desktop. The method of access is slightly different depending on the access method you are using.
This guide is aimed at...
- All users
Before you start...
- A computer connected to the internet and logged in to Desktop @ UCL Anywhere either via the Citrix Workspace or via a web browser
It’s recommended you do not use a smartphone to access the full desktop as the screen resolution is not optimised to access a full desktop.
Full Desktop from Web Access
To access the desktops available click on the Desktops icon from the menu at the top of the screen
Fig 1 - Favorites, Apps or desktop option from Desktop @ UCL home page
Then click on Desktop @ UCL Anywhere icon
Fig 2 - Desktop @ UCL Anywhere icon
Depending on your browser or your settings you may see a message similar to the one below appear:
Fig 3 - Allow browser access to Desktop @ UCL Anywhere
Click Allow. If there are any further prompts then click the option to Allow access.
The Windows desktop will now load
Fig 4 - Desktop @ UCL Anywhere Windows desktop
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Help & Support
For further help and assistance you will need to contact the IT Services.