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    IDL for Windows


    This application uses a network license manager and requires a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run IDL.

    Working in Microsoft Teams


    Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace that brings together conversations, content, and a set of tools for teams to collaborate.

    We recommend users download and use the Teams client rather than using BWA. The client is available for download from

    For more information on working in Teams, see:

    First Time Users

    VPN Client for Macintosh


    In 2015, Dartmouth switched from a java-based VPN client (known by several names - Juniper, Network Connect, Junos Pulse) to an application that requires software be installed on the computer before the VPN connection is tried. The new product is named Big-IP Edge Client or F5 Access.

    Before you begin

    The Juniper VPN system should be entirely removed from your computer before you can install and use the Big-IP Edge Client. Make sure to look for an remove Juniper, Junos Pulse and Network Connect.

    Stata for Windows


    This application is KeyServed and requires KeyAccess be installed on your computer, as well as a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run Stata.

    Eduroam Wireless Network


    Follow the steps below to configure the Eduroam wireless network on your computer/device. Once you do this, whenever you are at any institution with Eduroam, simply enter your Dartmouth username and password (as noted below) and you will be connected to that institution's eduroam wireless network.

    Windows 8/10:

    How to Use Compressed Files and Installers


    Most software installers provided by Apple Computer, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and other third-party companies are provided as compressed files. Compression is used so that installers can be packed into a smaller single file that can be downloaded from the Internet more quickly and easily. Anyone who uses installers or transfers large files regularly and wants to understand more on how compression works and why it is necessary can benefit from this information.

    What is File Compression and Why is It Essential?

    Statistical Software Support


    Statistical computing covers the use of statistics and supported statistical packages on all of Information, Technology & Consulting's public systems, including UNIX, Macintosh, and Windows platforms.

    Supported packages include Stata, SPSS, SAS and R. Support not only includes accessing and installing these packages, but also includes assistance with the program basics, writing code, and choosing appropriate analyses. In addition, we can help you with transferring data between applications or platforms.

    Using a File Transfer Program (FTP)


    FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. A file transfer protocol program provides a way for computers to "talk" to each other in order to transfer files. This is the recommended alternative to transferring either large or many files instead of sending them as an an e-mail message attachment or enclosure. As most e-mail systems have a limit on how large an enclosed file can be (one to three megabytes is a common value) FTP applications can provide a solution to that problem.

    Get Started with OneDrive for Windows


    OneDrive for Business provides unlimited password-protected, online storage for each user. This allows you to store documents, photos and other files online so they can be accessed from any Internet-connected computer. You can install an application on your computer so your OneDrive location acts like your computer's hard drive, or you can access/upload your OneDrive files via a web browser.

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