Remote Desktop - Windows 10

  1. Open the Search box by either clicking inside the search box or by pressing the Windows key + S keys.

  2. Search for and select Remote Desktop Connection from the search results list.

  3. Enter your UWSP Computer name and then select Show Options. For instructions on how to find a UWSP computer name, visit the General FAQ page.

    Important: If off campus, follow your computer name with "" (ex.

  4. Select the Advanced tab.

  5. Click Settings…

  6. Complete the following:
    • Select "Use these RD Gateway server settings".
    • For Server name type in
    • Check "Bypass RD Gateway server for local addresses".
    • Check "Use my RD Gateway credentials for the remote computer".

  7. Click Ok.

  8. Click "Connect for the Remote Desktop Connection".

  9. Enter your UWSP and your UWSP password and click OK.

  10. Click Yes if you receive a warning notice, "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified. Do you want to connect anyway?"

  11. Check the box next to "Don't ask me again for connections to this computer" to prevent this prompt from reoccuring.

You are now remotely connected to your computer.

Is your UWSP computer asleep or powered off? Visit the Wake My Computer website to power on your computer.