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Follow the steps below to learn how to access a virtual desktop remotely from a Windows computer.

  1. Open the following website:

  2. Click the View Client for Windows link.

  3. In the product group named VMware Horizon Client for Windows, click the Go to Downloads link for your version of Windows. If you are unsure of which one to download, try the VMware Horizon client for 64-bit Windows first.

  4. Click the Download button in the lower-right corner of the page.

    Note: The next 2 steps may vary depending on your web browser and version of Windows, but basically, you need to run the file linked to the Download button.

  5. Click the Run button to allow the installer to launch.

  6. Click Next when the installation wizard opens.

  7. Accept the terms of the license agreement and click Next.

  8. Select IPv4 and click Next.

  9. Click Next.

  10. Enter the following Default Horizon Connection Server:

  11. Click Next.

  12. Click Next.

  13. Click Next.

  14. Click Install.

  15. Click Finish.

  16. Click Yes to reboot your PC.

  17. After your computer reboots, launch the VMware Horizon Client from the desktop icon, or from the Start Menu.

  18. Double click the icon named

  19. Enter the same user name and password used to log into MyMercer and click Login.

  20. Double-click the icon for the virtual desktop you need to access.


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