Every university employee associated with the math department can log in at our Windows computers with his/her u:account.
If you need temporary access to a Windows computer, there's one in the meeting room on the third floor. Please feel free to use it.
Software updates (and new ordered software) are installed automatically. The standard installation (Windows 7) contains the following software:
Non-free software (Office, Mathematica, Matlab, ...), except Windows 7 and Maple, has to be ordered in the self-service portal.
A list of available software packages can be found here. If you want to have any of these packages installed on your desktop/notebook (in addition to the standard installation):
On managed notebooks we add a local admin account for you, so that you can change system settings on your own, e.g. when you're traveling.
If you plan to install additional software, please first check the list of available software packages to see if the product is available for managed installation. If so, please send an email to email@example.com, so that we add it to the standard installation of your computer. This way you will automatically receive updates and the package will automatically be installed again in case we have to reinstall your computer.
If you misconfigure your notebook using your admin account, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. In this case we reinstall your notebook. This means that you have to backup your data, since all the data on the notebook will be deleted during the reinstallation process.
Available updates and ordered software will be installed automatically. If you have a notebook, please connect it to the university network (or VPN) at least once a month.
The update procedure works as follows (desktops and notebooks):
Additionally, for notebook users: