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Access your Cloud Desktop/VDI from a Mac using Microsoft RDP client

To access your Cloud Desktop/VDI/Dedicated Desktop from a Mac computer, please follow the steps given below. First, you need to download the Microsoft Remote Desktop client from iTunes.  To download the tool, please visit the following URL https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id715768417?mt=12 After downloading the RDP client, please follow these steps to connect to Cloud Desktop/VDI/Dedicated Desktop. 1.   In […]

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Using Remmina Client (Linux) to Access Apps4Rent’s Virtual Desktop

Remmina is a client which can be used to access Apps4Rent’s Virtual Desktops or VDI’s.  Please download the following document to setup Remmina client to access Apps4Rent’s Virtual Desktop or VDI. https://apps4rent.com/support/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Access-Windows-machine-from-Linux-graphical-machine.pdf NOTE:   The document is based on Apps4Rent demo environment.  You will need to replace the demo name with the name of your VDI […]

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Prevent sharing of local resources like printers and devices on your Hosted Desktop

By default; the RDP connection to your Hosted Desktop is configured to share your local PC’s resources like printers/USB devices and drives.  If for any reason you want to disable such sharing; please follow these steps. 1.   Click on Start and type mstsc Windows Vista and Windows 7 customers can click on Windows Button and […]

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Sharing printers/USB devices and local resources between hosted desktop and your computer

1.   Click on Start and type mstsc. NOTE:   Windows Vista; Windows 7; Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10 customers can click on Windows Button and R at the same time. 2.   Type mstsc. 3.   Click on Options. 4.   Type the login name which will be in the format HOSTALLAPPS\username or VDI\ 5.   Click on Local Resources […]

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