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Remote Desktop

Pupils can access their school files from home by using the Remote Desktop application on their computer or laptop. Below are some instructions for how to access Remote Desktop for both Windows and Mac users:

Remote Desktop for Windows

STEP 1

  • Click on the icon on the bottom left of your desktop screen and access your search bar.

  • Type 'Remote Desktop' in the search bar.

  • Click on the 'Remote Desktop Connection' Program as shown on the image on the right.

 STEP 2

  • A box like the one on the right should appear.

  • Type the following into the box: rdp.moorsidehigh.com

  • Click 'Show Options'.

 

 STEP 3

  • A box like the one on the right should appear.

  • In the 'username' box type: moorside\yourusername (Please note this is the username you use to log onto the school computers)

  • Tick the 'Allow me to save my credentials' box.

  • Click 'Connect'.

  • TIP: For easy access, click on 'Save As' and save the Remote Desktop Application to your desktop

 STEP 4

  • A box like the one on the right may appear, if it does, tick the box that says: 'Don't ask me again for connections to this computer'.

  • Click 'Connect'.

STEP 5 

  • A box like the one on the right may appear with your username, if it does, enter the password that you log onto the school computers with.

  • Click 'Ok'.

 STEP 6

  • A box like the one on the right may appear, if it does tick the box that says: 'Don't ask me again for connections to this computer'.

  • Click 'Yes'.

  STEP 7

  • A screen like the image on the right should appear.

  • Type in the username and password that you use in school to log in.

  • Press the arrow to log in, you should then be connected to your school account.

Remote Desktop for Mac

STEP 1

  • Download the Remote Desktop App by entering the App store or clicking here.

 
 

STEP 2

  • Once the program has downloaded open Microsoft Remote Desktop. You can find this in Launchpad.
  • It should open up a box like the image shown on the right.
  • Click 'New' to create a new connection.

 STEP 3

  • A box like the one on the right should appear. Enter the information shown in the image on the right.
  • Once all the information is entered  click on the red close button.

 STEP 4

  • To gain access please click on ‘Start’.

STEP 5

  •  You will be greeted with the standard username/password screen.
  • Enter the username and password you use to log on at school with.