Fair Lawn Schools Remote Desktop Portal

 

If you are having trouble connecting to the remote desktop it may have to do with the security settings on your computer.
Please select which Operating System you have below.


 

Windows 98
Windows 2000
Windows XP (with Service Pack 1)
Windows XP Service Pack 2
Mac

To Find out which operating system version you have go to your control panel and open the "System" icon.)


 

Windows 98
In order to use Remote Desktop in Windows 98 you must first be sure you have the latest version of Internet Explorer.
Open Internet Explorer and click Help then "About Internet Explorer"

Locate the version information on the "About Internet Explorer" window. If the version is not 6.0 and does not say SP1 in the area below you need to upgrade Internet Explorer.

Go to http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1e1550cb-5e5d-48f5-b02b-20b602228de6&DisplayLang=en to download the Internet Explorer Service Pack 1 update.

Once Internet Explorer is updated your system will reboot. Go back to http://ts.fairlawnschools.org and you will see

Click Yes to install the ActiveX Control.

 


Windows 2000 & Windows XP (SP1)

If you see this error when you first browse to http://ts.fairlawnschools.org


You must change you security settings in Internet Explorer to accept ActiveX controls. Don't worry, this is a Microsoft Control and is complete safe for use on your computer. To enable the ActiveX control to download and install...

1. In Internet Explorer click on the "Tools" menu then click on the "Internet Options" menu.

2. Click on the "Security" tab in the Options window. Click on the "Internet Globe" to set the Internet Zone Security Settings. If you do not see the "Security Level" slider, click the "Default Level" button. Finally move the slider to "Medium" and click "OK."

3. Hit the refresh button on the tool bar of Internet Explorer. This will reload the page and being the AcitveX download. You will be prompted to install the ActiveX control, click "Yes."


Windows XP Service Pack 2

If you see this error when you first browse to http://ts.fairlawnschools.org


You must change you security settings in Internet Explorer to accept ActiveX controls. Don't worry, this is a Microsoft Control and is complete safe for use on your computer. To enable the ActiveX control to download and install...

1. In Internet Explorer click on the "Tools" menu then click on the "Internet Options" menu.

2. Click on the "Security" tab in the Options window. Click on the "Internet Globe" to set the Internet Zone Security Settings. If you do not see the "Security Level" slider, click the "Default Level" button. Finally move the slider to "Medium" and click "OK."

3. If you see the yellow pop-up bar then click the bar to allow the ActiveX control to install.

4. Next the ActiveX download will begin and will prompt you to install the control. Click "Install."