Remote Desktop

Remote desktop will allow you to access a computer in school from home.

  1. To save the remote desktop icon onto your home computer click here (in Chrome right click and 'Save Link as...' )
  2. Once saved, double click the icon
  3. When asked, click connect
  4. Enter your school username and password (Please ensure that you type WHS  before your username. e.g. WHS BloggsJoe)

Benefits

The benefit of using remote desktop is that it will allow you to access your work and use many of the school programs  from home. 

Requirements

  • A windows PC running Windows XP / Vista / 7 or 8
  • A broadband internet connection.

What happens if you experience any Problems?

If you struggle to log onto the system please ensure your computer is fully up-to-date with the latest windows updates, please click the link below for the latest windows updates - 

http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/default.aspx?ln=en-US 

Other Devices

You can now use Remote Desktop on other devices such as Mac’s and devices running ios and Android.

Just download the Microsoft Remote Desktop App from your device’s store.

For Mac click Here 

For ios click Here 

For Android click Here 

You will then need to configure the app. Click Here for a guide on how to configure the app on an Apple device (i.e. iPad or iPhone) and here for a Mac.

Please be aware that although the app may appear different on other devices the settings will be the same. 

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