VMWare Installation Instructions

  1. In your browser go to the URL https://desktop.smcvt.edu :

  1. Click on the “Install VMware Horizon Client” icon
  2. Find the appropriate download link for your operating system and click on “Go to Downloads”:


  1. Click on the “Download” button to download the VMware Client:

  1. Once downloaded, click on the file to run it:

  1. This will launch the installer. Click on “Customize Installation” to start:


  1. Leave everything as default except the “Default connection server,” here you will enter “https://desktop.smcvt.edu” as shown. Then click “Agree” to continue:

  1. You should see a success message if it correctly installs:


  1. You can now access the VMware Client via the Start Menu:


  1. Launch the program, and click on the server icon to login:



  1. After logging in, you will see a list of virtual desktops available to you. Click on the virtual desktop you want to open a new window and launch it:

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