Answered By: Elsa Winch
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2022     Views: 2397

VMware View Client is the software that allows you to log from your personal desktop or laptop onto the LHU virtual desktop lab pool (Virtual Machines, or Thin clients), that have identical desktops.

For Macs and PCs, the continue with the following steps:

1. Type in in your web browser address bar,

2. Select VMware View Client,

3. Select the download for your  PC, by clicking VMware Horizon Client for Windows, or, if you are a Mac user, select and click VMware Horizon Client for Mac.

4. Software will automatically download. Follow the online directions to install the software on your computer.

5. You will be asked to Enter name of Connection Server : 

Use this server address: 

 You will be prompted to connect using your LHU login information.

Now, when you need to connect to the LHU virtual desktop pool, you can open the VMware View Client application, or go to

You can download VMware client software for your iOs, Android, or Chrome device:

For more information about email accounts, LHU technology help and related issues, here is a link to the LHU IT Website:

For Step-by-Step instructions from LHU IT Helpdesk: .

For the IT hotline, one on one assistance, or other inquiries, call the LHU IT Helpdesk at  (570) 484-2286, Option 1 for students, Option 2 for faculty and staff.


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