Software installation and troubleshooting

Help for specific software applications and services.

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Pinned Article LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning Enterprise accounts are available to Michigan Tech faculty and staff. This article details how to log in to access the service and how you can connect the learning platform account to your current LinkedIn account, if desired.

Activating a research license in ANSYS

Instructions on activating an ANSYS research license

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Information regarding Adobe Acrobat Professional

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is our current licensing option for Adobe products. Find out about what is included and current pricing structures.

Adobe software license use

Adobe Acrobat DC licensing changed on November 30, 2019. Follow these instructions to log in and reactivate the software on a Windows fully managed computer.

Campus Common CORE software

This article lists the Common CORE software available in labs for Windows and Mac computers

Clearing your browser cache and using private/incognito mode

Clearing your browser cache and using private/incognito mode

Common issues or errors while using the Software Distribution Center downloads (personal device)

Solutions for common troubleshooting situations while using the software distribution center on personally-owned devices (current students, staff, and faculty).

Configure ArcGIS Pro

Configure additional options for ArcGIS Pro

Join a meeting without a Microsoft Teams account

Find out how to go to join a meeting without a Teams account.

Manage your Firefox profile across devices

FIrefox Sync is a feature that lets you access data and preferences across all of your devices.

Michigan Tech mobile app

Get quick access to news and events, your grades, course schedules, leave balances and much more with the Michigan Tech mobile app.

Microsoft Edge Compatibility Issues with Michigan Tech Applications

Microsoft Edge web browser (Windows 10 default) is not compatible with Banner, Banweb, Canvas, MyMichiganTech, Discoverer, Oracle Reports and possibly other Michigan Tech related sites.

Microsoft software on a personal device

Available Microsoft software for for students, faculty, and staff personal computers

NX install (Windows - personal student device)

NX install help for Windows personal computers for Engineering Fundamentals 1102 course

Opening an application from an unidentified developer (Mac)

How to open an application from an unknown developer

Preventing Teams from auto-launching at login

After Microsoft Teams is launched, it will set to auto launch as the default when you log in. Use the following instructions if you'd like to prevent it from auto-launching in the future.

Qualtrics Survey Platform

Active faculty and staff have access to the university's Qualtrics software license. Learn how to access the software, as well as where to go for training and support.

Requesting lab software

Process to request lab software

Setting up a Windows VM (Mac - personal student device)

Help for students to setup a Windows VM on a personal Mac computer to install Windows software

Using sunapsis Launcher

Instructions for installing and launching the sunapsis Launcher

Using the Software campus software library (Linux - RHEL9)

Instructions for installing software on Red Hat Linux 9

Using the Software Center campus software library (Windows)

Installing software from the Software Center on a fully managed Windows 10/11 device

Using the Tech Apps campus software library on a Mac

Use Tech Apps to help install software and printers on a university-owned Mac

Video editing software access

Access to video editing software.

Viewing Adobe PDF documents

How to view Adobe PDF documents on your Michigan Tech computer

Windows 11 upgrade process

Instructions for upgrading to Windows 11 from Windows 10 using the Windows Software Center

Xpra for Graphical Applications (Linux)

You can install and use Xpra on your Linux, Windows, or Mac device to run graphical applications through an SSH connection to a remote Linux computer.