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You need to Install Cisco AnyConnect on the off campus Windows computer

Cisco AnyConnect Installation Instructions for Windows



Download Cisco Anyconnect

Download the Cisco Anyconnect software:

Click here to download Cisco AnyConnect software
Download the Cisco AnyConnect software onto the Windows computer.

Launch Installer

Double click on the installer application.


Accept Licence Agreement

The installer will launch. Click Next accepting the licence agreement at the appropriate step.


Click Next ... until click Finish

Click Next through the series of installer steps. At the final step a confirmation box will appear, click on Finish.

Using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client for Windows

Non Managed Windows Service 



Start the Client

Click on the Microsoft logo Start icon bottom left of your screen, All Programs and then Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.


Cisco AnyConnect client

A small window will open in the lower right corner of your screen.


First time set "Enable local LAN access (if configured)"

If this is the first time you have used the client then please click on small cog in the lower left of the window. In the window which appears select the Preferences tab and tick Enable local LAN access (if configured) and then close the window.

The first time you run the client you will also need to enter vpn.lboro.ac.uk into the box next to the Connect button. The program will remember this for subsequent connections, so this need only be done once.


Username and Password

Please enter your Username and Password.


Client is in system tray

Once the connection has been made, the dialogue box will minimise to the system tray. This is the area at the bottom right of your desktop where the clock is located.


To disconnect click on the icon in the system tray and then click on the Disconnect button. Once the client has disconnected the window will automatically minimise itself again when you switch to another application.

If you wish to quit the client completely then right click on the icon in the system tray and choose Quit from the menu.

After you have installed

You can also set up the following. Note that the VPN client must be running when you set up these options from off-campus and when you run these options from off-campus.

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