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This articles applies to: all SC&I faculty and staff with a Windows desktop at SC&I
Pre-requisite(s): a Rutgers NetID, macOS
  1. Make sure your office PC is powered on and running. Do not shut it down.
  2. From your home or laptop PC, setup the SC&I VPN (preferred) or Rutgers VPN.
    Rutgers VPN Setup Instructions
    SC&I VPN Setup Instructions
  3. Download Microsoft Remote Desktop from the AppStore.
    Link to AppStore
  4. Open Microsoft Remote Desktop APP.
  5. Add a PC from the + drop down menu.
  6. Enter the name of your computer in “PC name”, click “Add” button.
  7. Double click on the added the computer name to connect. If you are setting up from home, please contact the IT office to get the name of the computer.
  8. Click on Connect.
  9. In the new window, enter “rad\username” where the username is the netID username (without the @comminfo suffix). Use your netID password in the password box.












For additional help connecting to your computer remotely, please contact the SC&I IT Services Helpdesk at help@comminfo.rutgers.edu or call (848) 932-5555.

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