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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
Help Desk

Remote Desktop Instructions

Remote DesktopRemote Desktop gives you a faster, easier, and more reliable way to connect to the terminal server.

  • Remote Desktop will allow you to connect to your drives and files 在 Terminal Server. 



Steps to connect using Remote Desktop

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   For Windows

  1. Click the Windows Icon Windows 10 Icon tiny (lower-left taskbar)
  2. 搜索 for "Remote Desktop Connection"
  3. Click on “Remote Desktop Connection”
  4. For the computer field enter and click Connect
    *Faculty and staff use a different address. Visit the documentation MSCS Intranet for full instructions.
    • Some PCs might  need to click "connect" again, then Yes. 
  5. Students RDP Login Windows 10You should now see a "Windows Security/Enter your credentials" screen pop up.
    1. Click on "Use another account"
    2. 输入“STUDENTS\your StarID"
    3. Enter your StarID password
    4. Click "Ok"
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  1. Mac Add PC Window for Remote DesktopDownload the Microsoft Remote Desktop application (free) from the App Store
  2. In the app, click "Add PC"
  3. Enter the following credentials
    1. PC name = (faculty/staff, call Helpdesk for address)
    2. User account = Click on Add User Account
    3. Enter your StarID and Password. 
    4. Friendly name = "MSC Southeast" (or whatever you'd like) 
  4. Click Add for User Account, then click Add for Add PC. This adds a gray desktop im年龄 to the work area.
  5. Double click on im年龄. You will come to a warning that the certificate cannot be verified.
  6. Click on "continue" to launch Remote Desktop


Android Chromebook

For Android/Chromebooks

Your IT department recommends 2x RDP, available 在 2x RDP website, and 在 Google Play store.

  请注意: When you want to leave, close the program you're running (Word, GDP, etc), then click the LOGOFF & DISCONNECT (Orange Button) 在 left. 

Having problems connecting? Read the Remote Desktop Help Document


This system is restricted to authorized users for legitimate business purposes. Unauthorized access is a criminal violation of the law.

You are about to access a private network.
All access to this network is logged.
Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law!