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To access virtual desktops using your Web browser, choose the VMware Horizon HTML Access option.

Browser on Windows or Mac OS:

  1. Point your web browser to and select VMware Horizon HTML Access.
  2. Login with your UMES username and password.
  3. Select one of the virtual desktops or applications available.


Downloading the VMware Horizon Software

  • To access this environment please visit the following website with your web browser to download the VMWare View Client:
  • Select the option that says “Install VMware Horizon Client”
  • This will take you to the vmware site for VMware Horizon Clients
  • Find the line  that says “VMware Horizon View Client for Windows”
  • Do not select the line that says “VMware Horizon View Client for Windows with Local Mode Option“ - Not Currently Supported
  1.  If you are using Windows 32-bit, please download: View Client for 32-Bit Windows
  2. If you are using Windows 64-bit, please download: View Client for  64-Bit Windows

If you are not sure if you are using 32-bit or 64-bit, please visit this link to find out:

Installing the VMWare Horizon Software

  • Install the VMware Horizon Client software (just like any other software installs) and accepting the defaults (next, next…)
  • When it asks for the server name please use:

*You will be required to reboot your computer

Running the VMware Horizon Software

  • Username: your UMES USERNAME (without the
  • Password: Enter your password
  • Domain: UMES
  • Once you have logged in you will get a list of Desktops Available to you, such as the following:
    • All Engineering Students : Please use this unless specifically asked to use a different desktop