Agriculture Computer Support


Need Help?

Please contact the NDSU Help Desk @ 701.231.8685 Option 1

Windows 7 End of Life

Computer Order Form

Please use our computer order form to request equipment that is NOT a part of the annual Extension equipment orders or the county cost-share program.

Software Request Form

Please use our software request form to place software orders ONLY if you do not have a departmental software contact.  You can find out who your software contact is via the NDSU Departmental Software Contact list.

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Links to other useful tools

Freeware tools that may be useful for IT techs. These tools are not created or supported by ACCS.

Please note that at last check these free tools were legally available for use in an enterprise (NDSU) environment.  However, considering these are 3d party tools, Ag Comm Computer Services (ACCS) does not provide any guarantee of legality or suitability for your use.  All software is used at your own risk and without support of any kind.  We strongly urge you to read the EULA prior to installation to ensure the software is legal to use in your environment.  If you find any software on this list to no longer be legal to run in an enterprise environment, please let us know so we can remove it.


Directory & System Tools:

  • Microsoft Sysinternals Tools  -  Large collection of tools for file & disk, networking, processes, security, etc..
  • Process Hacker  -  View and manage processes & services
  • WinDirStat  -  WinDirStat is a directory space tool that can be used to locate where your drive space is being used

Cleanup Tools:

  • AdwCleaner  -  Helps in locating and removing Adware, Toolbars and Browser Hijackers
  • BleachBit  -  Deletes junk files to free disk space
  • HijackThis  -  Helps locate malware, adware and other security threats (unofficial fork, original is inactive)
  • Junkware Removal Tool (JRT)  -  Removes a large number of unwanted programs commonly bundled with free apps

Scripting & Coding:

  • Notepad++  -  Source code editor that supports several different programming and scripting languages
  • VisualCodeGrepper v2.1.0  -  Automated code security review tool for C++, C#, VB, PHP, Java and PL/SQL
  • x64dbg  -  Windows debugger

Encryption & Security:

  • CloseTheDoor  -  Identifies listening TCP/UDP ports and associated program files to help detect security holes.
  • Portecle  -  Create, manage and examine key stores, keys, certs, cert requests, etc...
  • PWGen  -  Strong password generator
  • VeraCrypt  --  Disk encryption - successor to TrueCrypt
  • WaGis-Mass-IP_Blacklist  -  Easy to use mass IP blacklisting tool for Windows firewall



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