Microsoft Software

All UT Dallas-owned computers are covered by the Microsoft Campus Agreement and are licensed for the most recent release of Microsoft Software including Windows and Office for the duration of the agreement. Access to the installation files is restricted, so please request installation through normal means of contact for your Technical Support staff or contact the OIT Help Desk at x2911.

The license for Microsoft Windows is an upgrade-only license. The UT Dallas-owned computer must have a qualifying independently licensed operating system installed to be eligible for installation.

Qualifying operating systems for upgrade are:

  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2000 Professional
  • Windows NT Workstation 4.0

For inquiries about Microsoft software installations on personal machines, please see our Office 365 page for Office software and the UTD Tech Store for Windows software or to purchase a discount lifetime license for Office 2016.

Microsoft Windows 10 Software Compatibility Chart

Title Compatibility Comments
Adobe Reader 11 Yes
Blue Zone HTML 3270 Emulation Untested
Blue Zone JAVA 3270 Emulation Untested
Cisco VPN AnyConnect Yes
CometNet Wireless Yes
In Common Digital Certificates Yes
Crashplan Yes
Firefox Yes
FileZilla Yes
Google Chrome Yes
Identity Finder 4.0 Yes
Java 7, 8 Yes
Key Management Server Validation (KMS) Yes
Microsoft Lync (Skype for Business) Yes
Microsoft Office Yes
Network Print Queues Yes
Network Print Drivers Yes
OnBase Yes
Opera Yes
Point and Click Yes
PuTTY 0.60 Yes
Raiser’s Edge Yes
Skype Yes
Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) Yes