General Academic Software Install Instructions

WPI has network licenses for a vast amount of courseware titles available for install.

Much of the software offered by WPI can be installed on personal computers, as well as those owned by WPI. To install software on your personal computer, you need to be a logged into an account with administrator privileges. Then, follow these steps:


If you're off campus, you'll need to connect to the VPN before proceeding.
  1. Map a network drive to \\\software
  2. Navigate to the software, and double-click the installation file
  3. Follow the on-screen steps to complete installation
  4. Reboot your computer once the installation has completed

Some software installations can take a few hours, and are quite large. Please make sure that you have an appropriate amount of time set aside for the installation. It is best to use a wired connection for software installation, please do so whenever possible.

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