How do I use the virtual desktops?


  1. If you are off campus, you will need to connect to the Wheaton VPN first.
  2. Open in Google Chrome or Firefox.
  3. On the right side of the page, select VMware Horizon HTML Access.
  4. Enter your Wheaton wID and password. Click Login.
  5. Double click on the Public Desktops icon. Be patient since it can take 45 seconds for the virtual desktop to appear.
  6. Double click the Logoff icon when you are done. Select Yes to leave the session.

The virtual desktops have the following software:

  • Bloodshed Dev C++
  • Microsoft Office
  • Google Earth Pro
  • SPSS
  • Silverlight
  • Minitab
  • Cn3D
  • Mathematica
  • Mendeley
  • NaturalReader
  • Ampac Semichem
  • Comsol
  • Lightwright
  • Matlab
  • OriginLab
  • Oxygen XML
  • Stata
  • Last Updated Jun 15, 2022
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  • Answered By Thomas San Filippo (he/him/his)

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