Install & Connect to Solstice Pod – Mobile

How To Steps:

  1. Download Client
  2. Install
  3. Enter Name
  4. Enter IP
  5. Enter Screen Key

Download these instructions as a PDF 

Install & Connect to Solstice Pod – Computer

How To Steps:

  1. Download Client
  2. Install
  3. Enter Name
  4. Enter IP
  5. Enter Screen Key

Download these instructions as a PDF 

Download Solstice Client

Navigate to https://www.mersive.com/download/

Locate Solstice Client installer you downloaded (SolsticeClientWin.exe) and double-click the exe to run the installer.

Install SolidWorks

Eligibility

  • College of Engineering Students on Personal Machines Only

System Requirements

Download the installer

Navigate to http://www.solidworks.com/sek. Fill out all fields entering XSEK12 for the SEK-ID field.  Click the Request Download button when all fields are filled out to proceed.

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Click the Accept Agreement & Continue button to proceed.

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Click the Download link at the top of the page to download the SolidWorks installer.

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Install SolidWorks

Locate the SolidWorks installer you downloaded and run the installer. Click the Unzip button to proceed.

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Click the OK button when the extract process completes and the SolidWorks installer will launch automatically.

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Select the Individual (on this computer) option and then click the Next button in the bottom-right corner of the window to proceed.

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Enter the serial number, see System Requirements above, in the text boxes then click the Next button in the bottom-right corner of the window to proceed.

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Select the Yes, download and install a newer version option then select the latest version in the drop-down menu.  Click the Next button in the bottom-right corner of the window to proceed.

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The installer will update itself then re-open using the newest version of the installer.  Click the CHANGE link next to Products.

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Uncheck SOLIDWORKS Electrical and then click the Back to Summary button in the bottom right to proceed.

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Check the I accept the terms of the SolidWorks License and Agreement checkbox then click the Download and Install button in the bottom-right corner of the window to proceed.

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The installer will then ask you for the license server to use.  The license server information can be found here.

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The installer will then begin downloading and installing SolidWorks.  Note this could take anywhere from 15-45 minutes.

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Select the No, thank you option and then click the Finish button in the bottom-right corner of the window to proceed.

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If prompted, click the Restart Now button to restart your computer and finish installation of SolidWorks.

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Bootcamp – Installing Windows

System Requirements

  • An Intel-based Mac
  • A Microsoft Windows disk image (ISO) containing a 64-bit version of Windows 10 – Instructions Here
  • An Apple keyboard, mouse or trackpad, or a USB keyboard and mouse
  • A 16 GB or larger USB flash drive that you can erase
  • At least 30 GB of free disk space on your startup drive

Open Boot Camp Assistant

Navigate to the Utilities folder in the Applications folder and open Boot Camp Assistant.  Follow the onscreen instructions to install Windows on your Mac.

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https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201468

Installing Matlab

Eligibility

  • ISU Students on Personal Machines Only

Installation Notes

The instructions below are applicable to both macOS and Windows installations of MATLAB.  If a step is specific to a particular operating system (OS), the step is prefaced with the particular OS in parentheses.  i.e. (Mac) and (Windows)

Download MATLAB

Navigate to https://www.mathworks.com/mwaccount/register.

Fill out the Email Address field with your iastate.edu email address.  Select United States in the County/Region drop-down menu.  Select Academic use (including campus/site license use) in the How will you use MathWorks software? drop-down menu.  Select the Yes radio button next to the Are you at least 13 years or older? question.  Click the Create button to proceed.

NOTE: You will not be able to download the software using a non iastate.edu email address.

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You will receive an email from MathWorks with a link to verify your email address.  Click the Verify your email button in the email to complete the account creation process.

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Fill out all fields and the Activation Key or License Number (Optional) field. You can find the activation key on this webpage http://www.it.iastate.edu/docs/matlab.  Click the Create button when all fields are filled out to proceed.

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Click the Download Products button to proceed.

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Click the R2016a (or latest version) button to proceed.  Note the image below does not show the exact version you would download.  Please ask your instructor if there is a specific version you are supposed to use.matlab 5

Click the button matching your OS to download the MATLAB installer. 

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Install MATLAB

(Windows) Locate the MATLAB installer you downloaded and double-click the exe installer to start the install process.

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(Mac) Locate the MATLAB installer you downloaded and double-click InstallForMacOSX to start the install process. 

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Select the Log in with a MathWorks Account radio button then click the Next button to proceed.

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Select the Yes radio button then click the Next button to proceed.

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Select the Log in to your MathWorks Account radio button then enter your email address and password into the fields.  This email address and password are the same ones you provided when setting up your MathWorks account earlier.  Click the Next button to proceed.

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Select the Select a license radio button then select the license labeled 1082052.  Click the Next button to proceed.

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(Windows) Leave the installation folder as-is and click the Next button to proceed.

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(Mac) Leave the installation folder as-is and click the Next button to proceed.

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Leave everything checked as-is and click the Next button to proceed.

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Check the Desktop checkbox if you want a shortcut to MATLAB on your desktop, otherwise click the Next button to proceed.

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Click the Install button to proceed.

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The installer will then begin downloading and installing MATLAB.  Note this could take several minutes to an hour.

Click the Next button to proceed.

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Check the Activate MATLAB checkbox and then click the Next button to proceed.

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Click the Next button to proceed.

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(Windows) The Windows User Name field will automatically populate with the username of the account running the MATLAB installer.  Confirm that this is the primary account you use on this computer and then click the Next button to proceed.matlab 22

(Mac) The Login Name field will automatically populate with the username of the account running the MATLAB installer.  Confirm that this is the primary account you use on this computer and then click the Next button to proceed.matlab 23

Click the Confirm button to proceed.

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Click the Finish button to finish the MATLAB installation process.

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