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    Acrobat Reader for Windows


    Adobe Acrobat Reader is a freeware program that allows you to open files that were saved in a PDF format. PDF is a file format used for making documents available while retaining their formatting. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from Adobe's website. Please pay close attention to each page on the Adobe website to be sure you are not downloading optional software that you don't want or need.

    Final Draft for Windows


    1. Connect to the Internet via Ethernet on Dartmouth Campus, Eduroam wireless, Dartmouth Secure Wireless, or VPN.
    2. Click to download Final Draft 9 for Windows.
    3. You will be prompted to Save, Run, or Open the File. Click Save or Save File and OK.
    4. Navigate to your web browser's downloads and right-click

    VPN Client for Mobile Devices


    Dartmouth uses an application that requires software be installed on the device before the VPN connection is tried. The product is named F5 Access; older versions are named Big-IP Edge Client.

    Before you begin

    Make sure you have removed any old VPN clients from your computer. The old Juniper VPN and Junos Pulse system should be entirely removed from your device before you can install and use the F5 Access Client. Make sure to look for an remove Juniper, Junos Pulse and Network Connect.

    Download Apple Quicktime Player


    Upgrade to Internet Explorer 11


    Microsoft ended support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 on January 12, 2016.

    Mac OS X for Windows Users


    If you are using a Macintosh computer for the first time, the information below may help familiarize yourself with the new operating system.

    Aliases – the same as a shortcut in Windows.

    Command Key – same as the Windows key

    Dock – Similar to the “taskbar” in Windows. It appears, by default, at the bottom of your window and includes short cuts to applications. Applications that are running appear in the dock with a dot underneath them.

    Collaboration, File Sharing and Data Storage


    Dartmouth has a range of tools available for collaboration, file sharing and storage – each filling a unique need within the Dartmouth community. Some allow you to collaborate in real-time without storing the document in any different location; others allow you to store the document in a location where members of a group or team can access it when they need; others are for individual use only providing file storage that is available from any computer connected to the Internet, or file recovery needs.

    Microsoft Visio and Project Installer


    Microsoft's Visio and Project applications are available to members of the Dartmouth community on a subscription basis. If you need either of these applications installed, contact The Computer Store, located on the lower level of McNutt Hall, to purchase the subscription.

    Once that order is processed, in order to install the software on your computer follow the steps below:

    Connect Windows Mail to Dartmouth Account


    In order to use the Mail application found on your Windows computer or mobile device, you must have a Microsoft Account (hotmail, live, msn, etc.). Creating a Microsoft account may change the way you log in to your device.

    When connecting a Windows device using the built in Mail software to your Blitz account, you will need to have a Microsoft Account and sign in to your device using that account. To do this follow the steps below:

    A to Z Index of Downloads for Windows


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