Software Support & Licensing

Information about about software offered at UW. In addition, information about antivirus

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The University of Wyoming is a program member of the Adobe Open Options Contractual Licensing Program (CLP). As a member, UW is able to secure volume pricing on various Adobe products.

This is only available to UW departments. Students can access Adobe products through the Student Labs.

If you have not purchased an Adobe software license from this link you will not have access to install the software.

Webroot is the antivirus software provided free of charge to all University of Wyoming computers and is also installed on all UWSTUDENT lab computers.

Through the Microsoft Campus Agreement, the University of Wyoming (UW) provides the latest versions of Microsoft Office (for both Windows and Macintosh operating systems) for UW-owned computers. Supported versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system are also provided through this agreement. These specific Microsoft software installations are provided free of charge to departments.

Information Technology provides some statistical packages free of charge for installation on UW owned computers for academic teaching and research use only.

Other software including Mathmatica, SynBackSE, ArcGIS, ERDAS, browser issues, and others.

Help documents about using Linux.

Help Articles regarding the Zoom application.

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Administrative Rights on UW Owned Computers

How administrative rights are assigned on UW owned computers.

Find The Name Of Your Computer (Windows & Mac)

This article will guide you through finding the name of your computer. It features Windows 7, 8, 10 and Mac OS.

How to locate and open Internet Explorer in Windows 10

Windows 10 represents a major revision of the client operating system; one major change is how we browse and experience the Internet. Windows 10 will include a new web browser called Microsoft Edge. This will be the new default web browser in Windows 10, replacing the well known Internet Explorer which will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2015. Even though Microsoft will be the default web browser in Windows 10, Internet Explorer will still be around for legacy purposes. In this article, we ta

Installing GPS Pathfinder Office 5.30 (Network license)

Install instructions for Trimble license

Mapping a Drive for Mac

Information on mapping a drive on a Mac

Mapping A Network Drive (Mac)

Directions on mapping a network drive for Mac computers

Microsoft Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS)

Microsoft LAPS is a password management solution provided by Microsoft that allows local Administrator passwords for domain joined computers to be securely stored and managed by select groups of individuals.

Oracle Install - version 12C

Oracle Install - version 12C

Paying for software using a pcard

Instructions on how to submit payment for software.

Securely Erase All Data From Internal Hard Drives

This document is intended to assist in the secure removal of data from internal hard.

Subscription versus License

Information on the difference between subscriptions and licenses

Use Remote Desktop to Work on Your Office Computer Remotely (Windows 7)

With Remote Desktop, you can connect to your work computer from home and access all of your programs, files, and network resources as though you were actually sitting in front of your computer at work.

This document is intended to assist you in using Remote Desktop within the UW network environment and is specific to the Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems on both your office and remote computers.