How do I install the Virtual Desktop Service on to a PC, laptop or tablet?

How do I install the Virtual Desktop Service on to a PC, laptop or tablet?

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This article describes how to install the Virtual Desktop Service (VDS) on a PC, laptop or tablet with no VMWare Horizon client available in the app store.

For instructions on how to install the VDS onto a tablet, refer to this separate article.

View the Windows or Mac instruction videos, alternatively follow the step by step instructions below:

VDS image

  • Select Install VMware Horizon Client and you will be redirected to the VMWare Horizon client download page.
  • Find the correct client for your operating system i.e. VMWare Horizon Client for Windows, Mac, iOS etc

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  • Follow the on screen instructions to download and install the client.
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