Setting up on Windows

Here's how to install the Citrix Receiver and setup Desktop Anywhere on Windows.

Please note: This guide was created using Windows 10, but the process is very similar on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1

Open your web browser and visit:

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Download the Citrix Receiver for Windows. Then run the downloaded CitrixReceiver.exe file to start the installation.

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Once the installation is complete, click Add Account.

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Enter the Server Address: (this is not your e-mail address)

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You should then be prompted to login. Enter ds\username for example, ds\abc123), and then your usual password. If you are on the ADMIN domain, enter; admin\username

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Once logged in, click on the '+' symbol in the middle-left of the Citrix Receiver window to add your favourite applications. Then select 'All Applications' and choose 'Desktop Anywhere' and File Transfer if you want to transfer files from your University M and N drives to your computer and vice versa.

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The applications selected should move into the middle of the screen, and then you should be able to click on them to launch. It may take 30 seconds to load.

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Desktop Anywhere is now installed. Please remember to log off when finished. The next time you want to use the software, you should just need to open Citrix Receiver, and logon with ds\username and password.

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