Software

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP and will no longer issue security patches and bug fixes for Windows XP. This will make computers running Windows XP vulnerable to malicious attacks and malware. For this reason, we strongly urge all Windows XP users to upgrade to Windows 7 or 8.1 by April 8.

For more information, see itservices.usc.edu/news/windowsxpeol/.

Getting Software

Free Software (Login Required)
Purchase Software from ITS
Software Installed in ITS Computing Centers
USC-Provided Security Software
Adobe Connect
USC Spaces Collaboration Platform

Documentation for Software

Blackboard
Calendar (Office 365)
Email Software
Mathematica
MATLAB
Programming
Qualtrics
Security Software
Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
Secure Shell (SSH)
Statistics Computing at USC
UNIX
Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Training and Tutorials

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