This page lists any known issues with Virginia Tech IT services and Windows 8.
The SAS System is a computer software package used for data management and analysis. It is currently available to Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff for installation on personal and departmental computers under terms of annually renewable licenses from the SAS Institute. The following versions are currently available at Virginia Tech:
While many people believe that installing a new software program is as simple as clicking "Next" a few times, you do need to be aware of some important overall concepts. Incorrect installation of a program can result in the program not functioning correctly and may even cause other programs to malfunction. Here are some general guidelines to follow when installing a program in Windows:
Freeware and shareware are both common sources of software and it is important to understand the differences between them.
Auralog Tell Me More is a software tool used in some Virginia Tech classes to aid students in their foreign language studies.
The ACC distribution program is a computer replacement program funded by SCHEV to provide desktop or laptop replacement machines for departments funded by E&G funding (Educational and General--208). These machines must support Educational and General programs, and employees must be E&G funded and provide administrative support to the electronic administration systems. The program is renewed on a yearly basis, dependent on funding.
December 5, 2012 Update: