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How to Install Windows Desktop Client

System Five on Cloud uses the Windows Desktop Client. To access your information, follow these steps to install the Windows Desktop client software.

  1. Choose your version. Most Windows 10 users will select version 1.2.945 for Windows 64-Bit or Windows 32-Bit or Windows ARM64 is available.
  2. Choose to Run when prompted if you want to Run, Save or Cancel
  3. You will need to accept the terms in the license agreement before clicking Next to continue.
  4. In most installations, you can accept the default to install just for you. Choose this if you are the only person that accesses System Five on Cloud on your computer.
    1. However, if you have multiple users that each have their own Windows login, then you could select Install for all users on this machine. You may require a Windows Administrator account to install for all users.
  5. Once the installation completes, click Finish, and the Remote Desktop App will automatically start.
    1. After installation, you will find this in your start menu as Remote Desktop.
We have changed our windwardcloud.com domain. DO NOT PROCEED further unless you have received an Onboarding email with new windwardoncloud.com credentials.

Lets Get Started

Follow these steps to subscribe and authenticate to System Five on Cloud. You will require windwardoncloud.com credentials to proceed with these steps. If you do not have a windwardoncloud.com username do not continue.

  1. Click on the Subscribe button.
  2. Enter in the windwardoncloud.com user name you intend to use on this workstation.
  3. Enter in your password
    1. If entering a temporary password you will be prompted to update your password.
    2. The default password policy is 1 capital and 1 number, a minimum of 8 characters.
  4. When asked about “Use this account everywhere on your device”.
    1. Uncheck the checkbox “Allow my organization to manage my device” and click Yes to continue
    2. You will receive an error message that “We can't add this account” but this will not impact the subscription to System Five on Cloud.
    3. Click Done to complete.
  5. You should now see an icon that you can double click to proceed into your System Five on Cloud environment.
If you are receiving an error message “There are currently no resources assigned to you at https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com/api/feeddiscovery/webfeeddiscovery.aspx”. Ensure that you are using the new windwardoncloud.com credentials that have been provided.
If having issues with your credentials and want to try again. Follow these steps to unsubscribe.

Desktop Shortcut

Since you will be inside System Five on Cloud daily. Consider creating a Desktop Shortcut to make it easy for you to find.

Multiple Monitors

If you want to have your System Five on Cloud experience use or not use multiple monitors connected to your workstation. This can be modified in the settings of the icon.

  1. Launch Windows Desktop Client
  2. Right-click on the icon below S5oC
  3. Choose “Settings” from the pop-up menu
  4. Set “Use default settings” to off
  5. Adjust your choice of multiple displays
  6. Click the displays you want to use if “Use Multiple displays” is on.

POWER USER TIP

If you are using multiple monitors with System Five on Cloud. You may want to activate the feature of “Tabbed MDI Mode” from the Windows menu found inside System Five. Once enabled, a button on the top right of the active window will appear. This will let you undock a window from System Five to be placed onto another monitor. Useful if running a report or to place a System Five tool such as inventory lookup outside of your regular day to day System Five workspace.

s5oc/installation.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/26 15:40 by kevin