WPI offers a variety of software for installation to your personal devices. To install software on your personal computer, you need to be a logged into an account with administrator privileges.
Most software titles found in the software catalog that are available for install have "Installation Guides." These are specific instructions, including activation/licensing information, for the desired application. ITS recommends utilizing the application specific installation guides.
NOTE: If you're off campus, you'll need to connect to the VPN before proceeding.
For general install instructions, follow these steps:
- Map a network drive to \\storage.wpi.edu\software
- Navigate to the desired software folder and double-click on the installation file
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation
- Reboot your computer once the installation has completed
Some software installations can take a few hours, and are quite large. Please make sure that you have an appropriate amount of time set aside for the installation. It is best to use a wired connection for software installation, please do so whenever possible.