Category Archive: Software

Microsoft Office 2016 Now Available

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015, 10:37 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus is now available for CNSIT South departmental computers.  This version is available for both Windows (32 bit and 64 bit) and Mac OS X operating systems. Here is a good collection from Microsoft about what is new with Office 2016: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-New-and-Improved-in-Office-2016-95c8d81d-08ba-42c1-914f-bca4603e1426 CNSIT South will be using this version as the […]

Website Creation Kickstarter

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014, 3:58 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

We are often asked about how a user can create a webpage for themselves, or for their research group.  While CNSIT will not create and manage group and personal web pages (we have enough on our plate at the department and college level) we can assist in getting you up and running.  The information in […]

Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows Now Available

Friday, May 3rd, 2013, 3:17 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus 2013 is now available for CNSIT South departmental computers. Here is a good collection from Microsoft about what is new with Office 2013: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/whats-new-in-office-2013-HA102830213.aspx CNSIT South will be using this version as the new default build option on all new computers.  Existing machines may opt in to the upgrade by […]

Image Quant Installation Instructions

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013, 7:04 pm MT - posted by CNS IT

The new software for the LAS 500 is now located on pangea in the bmbequipment/IQTL folder. The department has a 5 user floating license that is installed on the BMBTYPHOON computer. This means that 5 licenses or 25 windows can be used at once. If that is exceeded the user will get an access denied […]

BC401 Chime Installation Instructions

Saturday, August 11th, 2012, 1:45 pm MT - posted by CNS IT

Installation Guide for BC401_2012 Notes: You must have Administrator privileges on your computer. Install Firefox 3.6.8 included on the CD in the folder BC401. Yes this is an old version but it works well with Chime. Install MDLChime26SP7 located in the BC401/BC401_2012/Software (PC)/Chime_2.6 Folder. Allow this to install for Internet Explorer. Go to C:\Program Files\Internet […]

What software site licenses are available?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012, 1:35 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Special departmental software licensing varies across CNSIT departments.  Please refer to your department when assessing software availability.  The following licenses are available for University Owned Equipment only, unless otherwise noted. University Site Licenses The following page is hosted by ACNS and links to all of the different software packages available to CSU affiliates. https://www.acns.colostate.edu/software-downloads Biology […]

BC401 CHIME CD Installation Instructions

Monday, August 22nd, 2011, 1:29 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

THIS POST IS DEPRECATED!  New instructions are on the following post: http://wp.natsci.colostate.edu/cnsit/bc401-chime-installation-instructions/ Insert BC401 CD into your CD drive. Copy the BC401_2009 folder from the CD onto your computer hard drive. Copy it to a place where you will remember where it is. Go to the BC401_2009 folder on your hard drive and open the […]

Office 2010 – ‘Enable Editing’ Settings

Monday, September 27th, 2010, 8:48 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

The new Office 2010 product suite for Windows boasts some new and occasionally frustrating security default settings.  In our environment, where we are working off of lab network drives and Pangea on a daily basis, one particular setting is that of ‘Trusted Documents’ located in the Trust Center.  The default behavior is to ask the […]

32 bit vs. 64 bit – what should I get?

Thursday, September 17th, 2009, 8:50 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

The official Microsoft explanation states that “The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way a computer’s processor (also called a CPU), handles information. The 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than a 32-bit system.” (http://windowshelp.microsoft.com) Essentially, what this means is that a 32 bit operating system […]

How do I purchase software licenses for a lab computer?

Thursday, May 7th, 2009, 11:16 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

All software licensing is now handled by RAMtech on campus. While you do have the ability to purchase and license software without the help of CNSIT, it is requested that you do send all licensing requests through CNSIT so that this information can be kept in a central location. You can view what the cost […]