How many copies can I buy?
You may purchase only one copy of each version of software due to the contract agreement. Can I get Microsoft software? Yes. Our Technology Store offers Microsoft software. Students and employees using the "Work at home" agreement can purchase Microsoft software at low prices. For example, Microsoft Office can be purchased for $27. What is the difference between Microsoft Office and Windows 7? Microsoft Office includes such programs as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. Windows 7 is the operating system for your computer and determines how your computer is set up and run. These are two separate programs and are NOT interchangeable. Does Microsoft Office come already installed on my computer? The full version of Microsoft Office is typically not pre-installed. Your computer may be equipped with a trial version of Microsoft Office, but will be de-activated after a certain period of time. Do I have to uninstall the trial version of Microsoft Office before I install the full version? Yes. You must uninstall the trial version first. Otherwise, the Microsoft Office disk will not work. How can I get Windows 7 off of my old computer and onto my new one? If you have purchased a new computer and need to transfer your Windows 7 license and software to your new computer, you will to contact Microsoft's Windows 7 activation line for assistance at 1-888-571-2048. Can you install the software for me? The Technology Store does not install software. If you need help, you can make an appointment with TechTime or visit the iCare Corner. TechTime provides assistance for both Windows and Mac computers. The iCare Corner specializes in supporting Mac computers. I am a faculty member who wants my students to purchase a particular software program for my course. How do I ensure it will be in stock at the Technology Store?Please note that some software titles, while in stock, may be limited in quantity. Faculty members who are going to require a software title for course work should check with the Technology Store in advance to ensure that adequate numbers of copies are available for all students in the course. Advance coordination with the Technology Store will ensure enough time to order any additional copies that are needed.
What other software should I know about?Some software is available for download at http://apps.bsu.edu/SoftwareDownload.
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