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Remote Access

To connect to a Windows departmental computer from a Windows computer:

1. Connect to UofM Secure or use a VPN connection. VPN connection information is available at

2. Open Windows Remote Desktop

Remote Desktop Window

3. Type the IP or name of your computer. Contact if you don't know it.

4. Click connect

5. When prompted to enter your Internet ID/X500, simply type Make sure to include the "" without the quotes.

6. Contact with questions.

We must add you to a professor's login group before Remote Desktop will work. Please contact us if you have issues so that we can verify this.

About Us

The ECE Support team works to ensure the security and functionality of ECE Department computer systems.

2-130 Keller Hall
200 Union ST SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Primary Support Line: 612-625-5013.


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