How To Remotely Access Your Workstation

Working from home or “Remote Access” is only available after being enabled by IT per your Manager’s request.


  1. Click on Start and type "Remote Desktop Connection"
  2. Click on Remote Desktop Connection in the list
  3. Click on Show Options 
  4. Fill in each field as indicated below
    1. ComputerComputer name
    2. User nameshanahans\ + Your Windows Username
  5. Click on Allow me to save credentials 
  6. Click on Save As
  7. Name the file Work PC and save it to your Desktop
  8. Double click on the Work PC icon. 
  9. If you receive a security warning, check off Don’t ask me again for connections to this computer then click Connect 
  10. Enter your Windows Password
  11. Click on Remember my Credentials then click on OK 
  12. A window showing you your workstation will appear shortly. To connect again in the future, simply connect NetExtender then double click the Work PC icon on your desktop.
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