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ACMS Virtual Computing Labs: Windows

  • If you’re running a 64-bit version of Windows click here to download the 64-bit VMWare View Client installer.

  • The installer will download onto either the desktop or the "Downloads" folder, depending on where you told your browser to download files to.

  • Once the download has completed, double-click on the installer.

  • During the installation you will be asked for a view connection server, enter virtuallab.ucsd.edu
  • After installation you will have a shortcut icon on your desktop. Double click it.

    After installation you will have a shortcut icon on your desktop. Double click it.
  • Next type virtuallab.ucsd.edu, then click connect.

     virtuallab.ucsd.ed

  • Now enter your UC San Diego username and password, make sure the domain is set to AD.

    UCSD

  • You are now ready to connect to the virtual labs you have been given access to. Double click the computer icon

    VMware View 5
  • Your screen will refresh and you will now be able to run the software installed on the Virtual Lab computer.

  • When you are done click the 'x' on the top bar and you will be back to your normal desktop view.

    . VMWare View 5

Note

Be sure to save any important files you wish to keep inside your "Documents" folder (AKA the "H:/" drive).
Any files left behind on the background desktop of the ACMS Virtual Lab comuter or outside of your Documents folder may be lost and deleted.

If you lose a file, please contact the ACMS Help Desk and we'll do our best to recover it.