Access a Microsoft Windows 7 desktop from Microsoft Windows

1. Download the VMware View Client version that matches the technical specifications of the Microsoft Windows installation on your device.


Downloading iLab Clients

iLab is available for major operating systems and iOS or Android based mobile and tablet devices.

If you want to jump right to downloads, click here: get redirected straight to downloads

Why is it called something different now?

VMWare has changed the name of their VMWare View client, to VMWare Horizon View. This may be slightly confusing for existing users who have the current VMWare View Download. 

To "assist" in helping you find the right download, VMWare has been redirecting from the existing URL to a new Horizon View URL, which has added to the confusion. 

Download VMWare Horizon View 4.0 Clients to access iLab

Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Mac OSX, Windows and Linux now supported.


2. Launch the downloaded file to start the VMware View Client installation process.

3. Click Next and accept the licence.

4. On the screen shown below disable Log In As Current User and then click Next.

5. Click Next throughout the rest of the installer.

6. If required, restart your device now.

7. Go to the Start menu and launch VMWare > VMware View Client.

8. On the screen shown below set Connection Server to

9. On the screen shown above click Options and then enable both the Use Secure Connection (SSL) and Always Connect To This Server At Startup boxes.

10. Upon returning to the screen shown above click Connect.

11. On the screen shown below enter your OneID into the User Name and Password fields, set Domain to MQAUTH and then click Login.

12. On the screen shown below select iLab, select your Display size and then click Connect.

13. Congratulations! You are using iLab.

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