Standard Windows Computers

Standard Windows Computer Info

Current OS Versions

Windows 10 Education
This is the default operating system for all  new Windows PCs.

Windows 7 SP1 Professional (64-bit)
Available by request.
32-bit Windows 7 can be installed if required by software.


What standard software is installed on all standard computers?

Adobe Acrobat Reader
PDF viewer

Internet Explorer & Microsoft Edge

Standard Web Browsers

ITS Quicksupport

Remote Support Tool
This allows ITS support staff to help you via remote screen sharing.
Find out more at ITS QuickSupport

Sophos Anti-Virus

Standard security software
Find out more about Sophos Anti-Virus

Thunderbird

Standard email client

IBM BigFix

ITS computer management software

Windows Software

Applications that come standard with Windows


What standard software requires a purchased license?

Adobe Acrobat
PDF editor and viewer
Acrobat requires a license.  Acrobat ETLA license program 
You can purchase Acrobat at the ITS Software Order Form

Adobe Creative Suite
Includes various web/graphics/publishing program such as
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver
These programs require a license
You can purchase Adobe software at the ITS Software Order Form

FileMaker Pro
Database software
FileMaker Pro requires a license
You can purchase FileMaker Pro software at the ITS Software Order Form

Microsoft Office 2016
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, OneNote, Access
Office requires a license.
You can purchase Office at the ITS Software Order Form
Office can be licensed via annual subscription for departments through the MCCA License Program


What software can I install myself via BigFix Offers?

If you have BigFix installed, you can install software yourself using Offers.

Google Chrome
Standard Web Browser

Mozilla Firefox
Standard Web Browser

Password Safe
Free password manager

TN3270 and PPS Configuration
Software to access campus Payroll/Personnel System

Java Runtime Environment
Software used to access campus business systems such as FIS/Banner and FAMIS.

Financial Manager's Workbench (FMW)
Java-based campus business system for financial reporting.

Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client
Software to access Campus VPN and Data Center VPN.

FileZilla
Secure FTP client

7-Zip
Windows utility to archive/expand compressed files and folders.


Standard Configuration/Settings

  • BIOS/EFI Password set
  • Boot Device Options disabled
  • Screen lock after sleep