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X Window Client for Windows

  • Version:  X Windows Client for Windows, Ver. 2012
  • Operating System: Windows
  • For:  X-Win works as long as one of the end-points is in the William & Mary or VIMS IP space.
  • License:  Email [[support]] to license versions prior to X Win 2011.
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X-Win32 allows you to quickly, easily and securely connect your Windows computer to any Solaris, HP/UX, AIX or Linux system. This program provides a secure X-Windows connection to or from a William & Mary or Virginia Institute of Marine Science system.

Install Notes
  1. Download the X-Win32 2012.msi file to your computer.
  2. Double-click on the X-Win32 2012.msi file on your local system.
  3. You will need to license the program by launching X Win 32 during the first connection attempt you will be prompted for License Activation.
  4. Use the drop-down menu for Activation Key and choose License Server and enter the following information:
    • Host Name:
    • Port: 5053
  5. Click Enter and you will receive a dialogue box that indicates the Activation succeeded and a license file was created.
  6. If you have a version prior to X Win 2011 and do not wish to upgrade you will need to call the Technology Support Center for instructions.