CCI Help Desk has found that these free software enhance productivity for all Students and Employees. CCI Help Desk recommends the following software for all student PCs (for information on software available for Mac users, please contact CCI Help Desk):
Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance (DreamSpark (MSDNAA)) is a partnership between Microsoft and the College of Information to deliver free software to students, faculty and staff.
Software available through DreamSpark (MSDNAA) includes current versions of:
- Exchange Server Enterprise Edition
- Project Professional
- SQL Server Developer Edition
- Virtual PC
- Visio Professional
- Visual Studio Professional
- Visual Studio .NET Professional
- Windows XP Professional with SP2 (single user)
- MapPoint North America
- Enterprise Server
DreamSpark (MSDNAA) Registration
Is an automatic process that occurs the week after drop/add of each semester. Please contact CCI Help Desk for further detail.
Requirements To Download DreamSpark (MSDNAA) Software
You must be a current student (undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral) taking at least one credit hour with the College of Communicationi & Information this semester in order to access DreamSpark (MSDNAA).
Limitations on Downloading
You may not distribute software to other individuals under any circumstances.
Software available from DreamSpark (MSDNAA) must be activated online or by phone with a unique serial number, and only one copy of the software can be run by each DreamSpark (MSDNAA) account holder at a time.
You may continue to use the software you have downloaded from DreamSpark (MSDNAA) after you are no longer taking classes in the department, but you will not have access to the DreamSpark (MSDNAA )site at this time.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Macromedia Flash Player
- McAfee Antivirus
- Google Chrome Browser
- Mozilla Firefox Browser
- PADRE Perl IDE
- Quicktime Player
- RealPlayer Enterprise Edition
- Snap Survey Professional
- SSH Secure Shell Transfer Client (Note: Logging into iSpace is required.)
- Trillian Instant Messaging Client Basic
Any faculty & staff who need additional software or computer hardware, please contact CCI Help Desk.