Remote Desktop

To connect from a Windows computer:

  1. First, make sure that the computer you are using is connected to the Internet.
  2. Go to the Start Screen (press the Windows Logo Key), type Remote and within the search results click the Remote Desktop Connection icon.
  3. Type "desktop.sharnbrook.beds.sch.uk" in the box labelled 'Computer' and click Connect.

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  4. Log in using your school email address for the username and enter the password you would normally use on a school computer.

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To connect from a Mac OS computer:

  1. First, make sure that the computer you are using is connected to the Internet.
  2. Download the Remote Desktop Client for Mac from the Mac App Store called Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  3. Open Launchpad and click on the icon for Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  4. Click “New”.

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  5. Type "desktop.sharnbrook.beds.sch.uk" in the box labelled “PC Name”.

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  6. Close the window using the red circle in the upper left corner of the window.

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  7. Click the connection called “desktop.sharnbrook.beds.sch.uk”, then click “Start”.

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  8. You will be prompted for your login credentials.  Log in using your school username and enter the password you would normally use on a school computer.