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RemoteApp and RDWeb - Instructions for Windows 7 Users

Configuring your Windows 7 Computer for RemoteApp and RDWeb

Prior to configuring/using RemoteApp and RDWeb, you must

To configure your Windows 7 Computer to connect to RemoteApp, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Click Start, then click in the search bar as shown:
      
    searchbox

  2. In the Search bar, type “RemoteApp”, then click on "Set up a new connection with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections” as shown.
     
    Control panel set up

  3. In the Connection URL: window, enter the following, then click next:
    https://remoteapp.whitman.syr.edu/rdweb/feed/webfeed.aspx

    feed url

  4. You will receive a dialog confirming readiness to proceed, like the one below. Click next as shown:
     
    confirmation

  5. Next you’ll be prompted for a username and password. Use your SU Email address and your NetID password as shown:

    authentication

  6. After successful authentication, you will receive a success dialog as shown:

    success
       
    Click Finish.

  7. To use remote app, Connect to SURA using the instructions provided at http://its.syr.edu/infosec/SURA.html. Then,  click start, then All Programs:
     
    start menu

  8. Select “RemoteApp and Desktop Connections” from the All Programs menu as shown:

    runit menu

  9. You will see a list of all the resources that are now at your disposal.

    remoteapps menu
     
    You can click on one to run it.

  10. You will see a warning dialog asking you to verify that you trust the publisher of the RemoteApp program you’re trying to run. Check the box for “Don’t Ask Again” as indicated, and click Connect:

    security warning

  11. When asked for your username and password, use the same information you used in step 5 above:

    authentication window

  12. You’ll see a “Connecting to” dialog like the one below:

    connecting remote app window

  13. You will see a warning stating that “The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified. Do you want to connect anyway?” Click “Don’t ask me again for connections to this computer” as indicated below, then click “Yes”:

    security warning remote app window

  14. Your application will now run. If you encounter an error, please send an email to wsmhelp@syr.edu.