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Process for Connecting to Terminal Server

Press the Windows button in the lower-right of the screen.

Type "mstsc" (without the quotes).

Click "Remote Desktop Connection" from the top of the start menu.

Picture of start menu with mstsc typed

In the Remote Desktop Connection select the "Show Options" button.

Picture of MSTSC window with Show Options selected

In the Logon settings of the expanded window enter

Computer: ts.syr.edu

User name: ad\netid

Where NetID is your NetID. Your NetID is the part of your email address to the left of the @ symbol.

Press "Connect".

Picture of Remote Desktop Connection window with userid entered

You'll be prompted to enter your credentials. Enter your NetID password.

Picture of mstsc with password field filled out

Press OK and you be logged into Terminal Server. It looks like a Windows 7 desktop.