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FAQ Q for Stude ent Rentals s and Stud
 Brownsburg Senior Acaademy FAQ
Q for Stude
ent Rentalss and Stud
dent Owne
ed Laptops
VMV
View Clien
nt – What iss it? & Interrnet, Printin
ng, G:Drive
e
What is VMView
V
Clien
nt? Why do I need to kn
now how to use it?
This is new
w this year and
a
is what we
w will use fo
or you to acc
cess our scho
ool’s networrk. This also
replaces what you may
m know as “Portal”. Yo
ou will use th
his to access the internett, be able to
o
print, and
d access you
ur G:drive. You
Y
may hea
ar it referred to as VDI, W
WMWare View Client, or View
Client. It was added
d to your com
mputer during SA Registrration.
This program will crea
ate a “virtua
al” desktop on
o your com puter. That m
means – whe
en you
ully login, to explain simp
ply, it will look just like you
u are sitting at a computer in any
successfu
compute
er lab. If you
u go to Start Æ All Progra
ams, you will notice you h
have all the programs yo
ou
are used to seeing, even
e
if you do
d not see a shortcut on your deskto
op for them; W
Word, Excel,,
e, etc.
OneNote
The impo
ortant thing th
hat you need to rememb
ber is – FOR STUDENT REN
NTALS ONLY
Y:
To access the wirele
ess (aka “Inte
ernet”) at sch
hool, print, a
and see yourr G:drive – yo
ou MUST use
e the
VMware View Client,, How do I login to the
e VDI Client?
Step 1: Open
O
the Cliient software
e (the picture
e above). C
Click on “Co
onnect”
Step 2: Enter
E
your username and
d password. Your userna
ame is your SStudent ID.
Click ‘Log
gin’.
Brownsburg Senior Acaademy S
‘HS’ fro
om the list and click ‘Co
onnect’.
Step 3: Select
o access a th
humb drive or
o other USB device from
m within the v
virtual deskto
op,
Step 4: Iff you wish to
plug the device into your compu
uter’s USB po
ort, and then
n click ‘Conn
nect a USB D
Device’ at the
top of yo
our virtual de
esktop windo
ow. Select th
he USB devic
ce from the llist.
W
you are
e finished witth your virtua
al desktop, c
click the Win
ndows ‘Start’’ button, and
d
Step 6: When
then ‘Shu
ut Down’.
How do I save my wo
ork onto my G:drive?
The easie
est way is to make sure you
y
open your virtual/VD
DI session firstt. Do whate
ever work you
u
need. Sa
ave to your G:drive
G
as yo
ou are used to doing.
If your file
es are on you
ur own computer – curre
ently, the ea
asiest way is tto use the USSB/thumb/fla
ash
drive opttion mention
ned above. Or, email it to
t yourself a nd then ope
en your ema
ail in the VDI
session.
O
SAVE YOUR WORK
K TO YOUR G DRIVE OR A
APPROPRIATTE SHARED D
DRIVE, NOT THE ‘C
NOTE!!! ONLY
DRIVE’ OR
O ‘MY DOCU
UMENTS’ ARE
EA OF THE VIRTUAL
V
DESK
KTOP! ANYTTHING SAVED
D TO THE VIR
RTUAL
DESKTOP AREA WILL BE
B ERASED UP
PON LOGOFF!!!
ve any quesstions, please
e ask your te
eachers, adm
ministrators, or me. We are glad to h
help!
If you hav

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