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Using Local Computer Resources through Remote Desktop Connection

This document outlines how to use your computer's local resources through Remote Desktop Connection.

The following resources are addressed:
Webcam


1. Use the Cortana search bar to locate Remote Desktop Connection.
Cortana search bar

2. Select Remote Desktop Connection.
Remote Desktop Connection

3.  In Remote Desktop Connection, type in your GB number (if it isn't already filled) and select Show Options.
Show Options

4. Under Options, go to the Local Resources tab.
5. Under Local Resources, select More...
Local Resources

6. Under More..., expand the Video capture devices by selecting the + to the left.
Video capturing devices

7. Select the device(s) you wish to use and press OK.
Select devices

8. To finish, press Connect.
Connect


1. Use the Cortana search bar to locate Remote Desktop Connection.
Cortana search bar

2. Select Remote Desktop Connection.
Remote Desktop Connection

3.  In Remote Desktop Connection, type in your GB number (if it isn't already filled) and select Show Options.
Show Options

4. Under Options, go to the Display tab.
5. Press the checkbox next to Use all my monitors for the remote session and then press Connect.
Use all my monitors

1. Use the Cortana search bar to locate Remote Desktop Connection.
Cortana search bar

2. Select Remote Desktop Connection.
Remote Desktop Connection

3.  In Remote Desktop Connection, type in your GB number (if it isn't already filled) and select Show Options.
Show Options

4. Under Options, go to the Local Resources tab.
5. Under the Remote audio section, press Settings.
Local Resources


6. Make sure the option labeled Play on this computer is selected and make sure Record from this computer is selected. Then select OK.
Play on this computer

7. Go back to the General tab on the top of the menu.
8. Input your GB number into the computer field if it isn't already filled and press Connect.
General, GB number, and Connect

9. You will be connected to your office computer. Test the audio to make sure it is working correctly.


1. Use the Cortana search bar to locate Remote Desktop Connection.
Cortana search

2. Select Remote Desktop Connection.
Remote Desktop Connection

3.  In Remote Desktop Connection, type in your GB number (if it isn't already filled) and click Show Options.
Show Options

4. Under Options, go to the Local Resources tab.
5. Under Local Resources, press More...
More...

6. Under More..., expand the Drives by pressing the + to the left.
Drives

7. Select the drives you wish to access and press OK.
Select drives

8. To finish, press Connect.
Connect




Keywords:remote desktop audio video webcam drives monitors monitor second accessing resources local computer remote desktop connection   Doc ID:100344
Owner:Kristin S.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2020-04-09 10:28 CDTUpdated:2020-07-21 10:51 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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