Setting up Microsoft Remote Desktop on Mac

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  1. Open Microsoft Remote Desktop Application
  2. Click the +(new) icon in the top left-hand corner to add a new connection.
  3. Give the connection a name (eg. Jane’s PC).
  4. PC name will be the property ID of the PC followed by twu.fs.dew.twu (eg. 918199twu.fs.dew.twu)
  5. Use TWU Username as fs\username (eg. fs\jsmith22).
  6. Use TWU Password
  7. Uncheck all checkboxes at the bottom.
  8. Click the x to close the Edit Remote Desktop Window.
  9. Double click the new connection name to start the new remote desktop connection.

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