Citrix Virtual Desktop

Citrix is a virtual computer environment that can be utilized by both students and employees to access network resources from off-campus. Citrix can be accessed from any Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, and Android device with internet access. Once logged into Citrix, you can access your network file storage (like: U-Drive, H-Drive), Microsoft Office, Lync, and other network resources.

Choose your operating system:

Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (Citrix Receiver for Desktop)
Windows 8 (Citrix Receiver App for Metro UI)
Mac OS X
iOS
Android


 

Install the Citrix Receiver for Windows XP/Vista/& (Optional Windows 8)

1. Launch Microsoft Internet Explorer and navigate to http://remote.cpcc.edu. If you have a 64-bit version of Windows, be sure to use the 32-bit version of Internet Explorer.

If you choose this option on Windows 8 instead of the Citrix Receiver App, you will need to launch Internet Explorer from the Desktop Interface; the Internet Explorer version on the Metro UI will not work.

2. Enter your CPCC username and password and select next. Do not include any information about the domain.

3. If this is the first time you have logged into remote.cpcc.edu, you will be prompted to install the Citrix Receiver Web Client. Check the box the agree to the license and click the “Install” button.

4. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation of the Citrix Receiver Web Client. You should be automatically re-directed to the Citrix main interface once installation is complete; if you are not automatically re-directed, click the “Log on” link after the installation completes.

5. The default view will show the Desktops that are available for your use.

6. Click the “Apps” button at the bottom of the page to view available applications. If this is the first time you have logged into the Citrix Receiver, the “Apps” page will appear blank. Select the plus button on the left side to view the available applications.

7. Select the “All Apps” link to view all of the available applications. Select an application to add it to your Citrix Receiver favorites screen.

8. Select an icon from the “Apps” or “Desktops” page to launch it.

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Install the Citrix Receiver App for Windows 8

1. Access the Microsoft Store, search for and install the “Citrix Receiver”.

2. Launch the Citrix Receiver, enter “remote.cpcc.edu” in the “Enter your work email or server address” text box, and select Next.

3. Enter your CPCC username and password and select next. Do not include any information about the domain.

4. If this is the first time you have logged into the Citrix Receiver, the Citrix Receiver Favorites screen will appear blank. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and select the “Add” button to view the available Citrix applications and desktops.

5. Select the application or desktop you would like to add to your Favorites screen.

6. Select the icon of the Desktop or Application you would like to launch form the Citrix Receiver Favorites screen.

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Install the Citrix Receiver for OSX

1. Launch Safari and navigate to http://remote.cpcc.edu.

2. Enter your CPCC username and password and select next. Do not include any information about the domain.

3. If this is the first time you have logged into remote.cpcc.edu, you will be prompted to install the Citrix Receiver Web Client. Check the box the agree to the license and click the “Install” button.

4. After the download is complete, run the installation program and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation of the Citrix Receiver Web Client.

5. Once installation is complete, select the continue button to complete the login process.

6. If this is the first time you have logged into the Citrix Receiver, you will be prompted to trust the Citrix Receiver Plug-in; select the “Trust” button.

7. The default view will show the Desktops that are available for your use.

8. Click the “Apps” button at the bottom of the page to view available applications. If this is the first time you have logged into the Citrix Receiver, the “Apps” page will appear blank. Select the plus button on the left side then select the “All Apps” link to view all of the available applications. Select an application to add it to your Citrix Receiver favorites screen.

9. Select an icon from the “Apps” or “Desktops” page to launch it.

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Install the Citrix Receiver for iOS

1. Login to the Apple Store, search for and install the “Citrix Receiver”.

2. Launch the Citrix Receiver and select the “Add Account” button.

3. Enter “remote.cpcc.edu” in the Address text box and select Next.

4. Enter you CPCC username and password. For the domain, enter cpcc.edu if you are an employee or lab.cpcc.edu if you are a student.

5. If this is the first time you have logged into the Citrix Receiver, the Citrix Receiver Favorites screen will appear blank. Select the plus button on the left side to view the available Citrix applications and desktops.

6. Select the plus symbol on each application or desktop you would like to add to your Favorites screen.

7. Select the icon of the Desktop or Application you would like to launch from the Citrix Receiver Favorites screen.

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Install the Citrix Receiver for Android

1. Access the Google Play Store, search for and install the “Citrix Receiver”.

2. Launch the Citrix Receiver and select the “Set up my enterprise apps” button.

3. Enter “remote.cpcc.edu” in the Address text box and select next.

4. Enter you CPCC username and password. For the domain, enter cpcc.edu if you are an employee or lab.cpcc.edu if you are a student. Select the Add button.

5. Select which Citrix Account you would like to login with.

6. If this is the first time you have logged into the Citrix Receiver, your Favorites will appear blank. Select the “Apps” button to view the available Citrix applications and desktops.

7. Long-hold your finger on desktop or application you would like to add to your Favorites and select “Add to favorites” from the context menu.

8. Select the icon of the Desktop or Application you would like to launch from the Citrix Receiver Favorites screen.

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