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myCSULA Tools Setup Instructions for a PC


In addition to the below, you can watch this YouTube video on myCSULA Tools: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Mhsi2dzdIM&feature=share&list=PLE97151D445B2A068.

Otherwise, follow this procedure:

  1. Go to the myCSULA Tools web page at https://mycsulatools.calstatela.edu
    myCSULA Tools home page
  2. Log in using your myCSULA Identity account.
  3. If you are using myCSULA Tools for the first time, you must first install the Citrix Receiver. Check the box to confirm that you agree to the "Citrix license agreement," and then select "Install."
    Citrix XenApp install
  4. One of the next two windows will appear asking you to save the file "CitrixReceiver32.exe."
    Save File prompt
    or
    Save file bar prompt
  5. Click on "Save File" or "Save" as appropriate, and then "Run" the saved item from your download dialog box.
  6. You will see the Downloading window followed by the Install window. Click Allow.
  7. Downloading

    Installing

  8. When the installation is complete, click "OK."
    Press OK when download completes
  9. When the screen below appears, click "I will enter URL later."
    Start Menu setup prompt
  10. Return to the browser and choose "Skip to Log on" or, if timed out, return to https://mycsulatools.calstatela.edu and log in again.
    myCSULA Tools home screen
  11. You are now able to launch all the available applications.
    myCSULA Tools applications
  12. In this example, Word 2010 is being launched.
    myCSULA Tools applications
  13. When launching any application, you will see this security warning screen. Select "Permit use."
    Security warning screen
  14. If prompted, select "Allow" for the program to run.
    Intenet Explorer Security prompt
  15. When saving your work to a local drive or external drive, you will be prompted with this security warning. Select "Permit all access."
    Citrix Security Warning
  16. When saving your work, choose "Computer" and then select the location to save.
    Save As dialog box
    IMPORTANT: BE SURE YOU SAVE YOUR WORK TO YOUR LOCAL DRIVE UNDER "COMPUTER." THIS CAN BE YOUR LOCAL HARD DRIVE OR EXTERNAL DRIVE. DATA SAVED TO OTHER AREAS WILL BE LOST WHEN YOU LOG OFF.
  17. When you are ready to close myCSULA Tools, log off by selecting "Disconnect."
    myCSULA Tools session menu

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