Access the NWTC Network from an internet connection anywhere! Use the Virtual Desktop for remote access to:

  • Use NWTC Software
  • Save files to your H: Drive
  • Send files to be printed through NWTC_Print (remember to pick them up within 72 hours!)


Access the Virtual Desktop

Go to using any device's browser.  Then choose to install the App or access through a web browser.

Web page selections for virtual access either Web Browser or install application


The first time on each device, you will need to click New Server, enter as the name of the Connection Server, and click Connect.  It will remember the server and give you an icon for connecting next time.

Use the Web

If you don’t want to use the app, click on the left side icon for VMware Horizon HTML access.   NOTE: The web version does not allow you to save to a USB drive.


  • For either option, choose to Accept the NWTC electronic resource guidelines.
  • Then login using your 8-digit NWTC ID number and your NWTC password.
  • Click Student Windows 10 to initiate the connection.  

It will begin to load and you will soon be connected to the Virtual Desktop. The software will be loaded, and you will see your personalized settings.


Leaving the Virtual Desktop

  • Using the app, choose Options at the top and Disconnect and Log Off.
  • Using the web version, choose Start at the bottom and Log off.


NWTC Software Accessible through Virtual Desktop

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Android SDK Tools

Atom 1.23.1

Blend for Visual Studio 2015

Business English at Work


FileZilla (FTP Client)


Google Chrome


Internet Explorer 11


Jet Brains

Keyboarding - (Cortez Peters 4, Skillbuilding Online, GDP Gregg College Keyboarding)

LexisNexis CaseMap 11

LexisNexis TimeMap 5


Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Expression

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft SQL 2014 & 2008

Mozilla Firefox

Notepad ++

Quickbooks 2018

Revenue Management


SnapPlus V2

Tabs3 & Practice Master

Visual Studio 2015

View this video to see how you can download and install the application for your personal computer.


Help with the Virtual Desktop

Contact the Student Help Desk at 920-498-6900 or 1-866-235-5037 for help 24/7.

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