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Looking for information about Windows 10? See the Windows 10 at Stanford page for information about compatibility of commonly used applications and services at Stanford.

Recommended Software for All Stanford Computers
Stanford Desktop Tools 3.2
Release Date: 10/21/13
Learn more and then download Stanford Desktop Tools 3.2

Provides automatic software updates for site-licensed Stanford software.

Kerberos for Windows 3.2
Release Date: 12/14/07
Learn more and then download Kerberos for Windows 3.2

Provides authentication for various Stanford University Network (SUNet) services.

BigFix Client
Release Date: 3/27/15
Learn more and then download BigFix Client

Recommended software that helps ensure your Windows PC has the latest operating system security updates, which can protect you from worms and viruses.  The patching is automated, unlike manual patching, and supplements Windows built-in Automatic Updates.

BigFix can be used to participate in the Stanford Power Management Program to reduce your carbon footprint and save energy. See the Learn More page for details.

Stanford Anti-Malware 1.0 
Release Date: 7/13/15
Learn more and then download Stanford Anti-Malware

Stanford's anti-malware service consists of System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP), Microsoft's enterprise anti-malware solution; and the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), a protective Microsoft tool managed by BigFix

File Transfer
SecureFX 7
Release Date: 7/1/14
Learn More First about SecureFX
Download SecureFX Now
Transfers files from one computer to another using a secure file transfer protocol called SFTP that encrypts both password and session data.

A version of SecureFX specifically for 64-bit Windows operating systems is available. Click here to download the 64-bit version of SecureFX 7.
Stanford OpenAFS for Windows AFS file mounting for Windows 7 and Windows 8

This program can be downloaded from the Stanford OpenAFS Client Software web site.
Microsoft Business Software
Office Professional Plus
Release Date: 7/10/14
Learn more and then download Office Professional Plus

Provides  Microsoft Office to Stanford faculty and staff on Stanford-owned computers. Includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, and Lync.

Students can get Microsoft Office for Windows or Office for Mac from the Software Licensing web store.

Project Professional
Release Date: 7/10/14
Learn more and then download Project Professional

Project management software for Stanford faculty and staff with full SUnet IDs on Stanford-owned computers.

Visio Professional
Release Date: 7/10/14
Learn more and then download Professional

Diagramming software for Stanford faculty and staff with full SUnet IDs on Stanford-owned computers.

 

Security
Critical Updates from Microsoft Microsoft provides updates regularly to keep your computer up-to-date and to protect your computer from known security vulnerabilities. IT Services recommends installing the critical updates. Other updates can be installed at your discretion.
Terminal Emulation
SecureCRT 7
Release Date: 7/1/14
Learn More First about SecureCRT
Download SecureCRT Now
Secure telnet application (uses SSH2)

A version of SecureCRT specifically for 64-bit Windows operating systems is available. Click here to download the 64-bit version of SecureCRT 7.
Utilities
Adobe Reader
Download Adobe Reader Now

Allows you to view and print PDF files. Download the latest version from Adobe.

Resources
Connections to SUNet

Information about connecting to the Stanford University network (SUNet) using wireless or Ethernet.

Windows 10 at Stanford

Information about using Windows 10 at Stanford

Windows 8 at Stanford

Information about using Windows 8 at Stanford

Windows 7 at Stanford

Information about using Windows 7 at Stanford

Windows: Permanently Deleting Files

Allows you to securely and permanently delete files using the Eraser tool.

Last modified July 28, 2015