Agriculture Computer Support

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Please contact the NDSU Help Desk @ 701.231.8685 Option 1

Computer Equipment Requests

Please use our equipment request form to submit any computer equipment requests that are NOT a part of the twice-yearly Extension equipment orders or the county cost-share program.

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Software Baselines

Baseline Software Supported by NDSU Agriculture

Below is a list of desktop baseline software packages supported by NDSU Agriculture. Each package has an arrow associated with it.

Up Arrow Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.

Sideways ArrowSoftware is supported but is not a default installation. It will be installed upon request when possible.


Support Parameters

  • Users may select software that is not part of the baseline, but it will not be supported.
  • Supporting baseline software means having the software installed and operational.
  • Support for specific operational tasks associated with the software are the responsibility of the user.
  • Only the current version of the software and one version back are supported.
  • Additional site-licensed software is available, but it will not be supported as part of the baseline.
  • The status of this software is subject to change at six-month intervals.

Baseline Software for NDSU Agriculture

Current pricing information for Microsoft products can be found at HECN's Software Licensing pages

 

Operating System

SoftwareSupport
Windows 10  This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.
Windows 8 Not Supported
Windows 7 Sideways Arrow

 

Microsoft Office Software (includes Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, Publisher and PowerPoint)

SoftwareSupport
 Office 2016 Pro Plus This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.
Office 2013 Pro Plus Supported, but not installed on new devices
Office 2010 Not Supported

 

Web Browser

SoftwareSupport
Internet Explorer

This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.

Google Chrome   

This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.

Firefox

This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.

 

Anti-Virus

SoftwareSupport
Forefront / System Center Endpoint Protection This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.
Windows Defender (Windows 10 Only) This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.

 

Adobe Products (Optional)

SoftwareSupport
Photo Editing
 Photoshop Elements 15 This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.
Photoshop Elements 14 Supported, but not installed on new devices
PDF Creation & Editing

Acrobat Pro DC

This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.
Acrobat Pro 11  Supported, but not installed on new devices
Adobe Suites
Creative Cloud This arrow indicates 	Software is being supported. One software program with an up arrow in each category is currently being installed on new purchases upon departmental/office approval.
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