The table below lists the core software for a standard computer. The latest versions of the software will be available. You can contact the Computer Helpdesk to get assistance when setting up this core software on your computer. The Computer Helpdesk will also ensure that your computer will automatically be set-up to scan for viruses and download any Windows updates.
||Software Licence Fee||Accessing the Software
|Microsoft Windows||Prepaid - no cost to user under Microsoft Campus Agreement||Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Microsoft Office||Prepaid - no cost to user under Microsoft Campus Agreement||Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Symantec Antivirus (SAV)||Prepaid - no cost to user||Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Adobe Reader||Free||Web/Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Apple QuickTime Viewer||Free||Web/Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Shockwave & Flash Plug-Ins||Free||Web/Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Google Toolbar||Free||Web/Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Internet Explorer||Free||Web/Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Mozilla Firefox||Free||Web/Computer Shop - McClay Library|
|Spybot (what is this?)||Free||Web/Computer Shop - McClay Library|
Note: Copies of all available software can be ordered via the Computer Shop in the McClay Library, provided that the Institution/Department is licensed for the requested software. A £5 administration fee is levied for the production of each CD. The Institution/Department then keeps the CD.