Installing Citrix Workspace on a Drake-Owned Windows Computer (How-to)

Citrix Workspace is software that provides access to Drake's virtual applications and desktops. Follow these instructions to install Citrix Workspace on a Drake-owned Windows computer.

To install Citrix Workspace on a personally-owned Windows computer, follow the article Installing Citrix Workspace on a Personally-Owned Windows Computer (How-to). Once you have Citrix Workspace installed, reference the instructions for Using Citrix Virtual Applications and Desktops (How-to).

1. Find and Launch Make Me Admin

Before you can make any changes to your Drake-owned computer, you have to get temporary admin access by downloading the Make Me Admin tool. It gives you 30 minutes of administrative access to your computer so you can make changes or install new software.

  1. Click on the Windows Start Menu.
  2. Search for Make Me Admin.
  3. Launch Make Me Admin.

2. Downloading Citrix Workspace

  1. Go to https://www.citrix.com/downloads/workspace-app/windows/workspace-app-for-windows-latest.html
  2. Click Download Citrix Workspace app for Windows button
  3. Find the downloaded file and right-click it.
  4. Click Run as Administrator.
  5. Click Yes to allow changes. 

3. Install Citrix Workspace

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select I accept the license agreement and click Next.
  3. Be sure to deselect Enable single sign-on and click Install.
  4. Wait for the installation to complete.





4. Configuring

  1. When the installation has completed, click Add Account.

 

5. Add Account

  1. Enter vdi.drake.edu and click Add. NOTEBe sure not to enter your Drake email address.

 

6. Logging in

  1. Enter your Drake ID as your User Name and Password and click Log On.

 

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