Category: How Tos

Informational write-ups.

Install & Connect to VDI – Mac

How To Steps: Install VDI Connect to VDI Download these instructions as a PDF System Requirements An active VPN connection (if off campus) Update: VPN not required during campus shutdown in response to COVID-19 Download the installer Navigate to https://vdi.iastate.edu/ Click the Go to Downloads link next to VMware Horizon Client for Mac. Click the Download … Continue reading Install & Connect to VDI – Mac

Install & Connect to VDI – PC

How To Steps: Install VDI Connect to VDI Download these instructions as a PDF  System Requirements An active VPN connection (if off campus) Update: VPN not required during campus shutdown in response to COVID-19 Download the installer Navigate to https://vdi.iastate.edu/ Click the Go to Downloads link next to VMware Horizon Client for Windows making sure to … Continue reading Install & Connect to VDI – PC

Installing Matlab

Eligibility ISU Students, Faculty, and Staff on personal or ISU-owned equipment. 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 … Continue reading Installing Matlab

Install SolidWorks

Eligibility College of Engineering Students on Personal Machines Only System Requirements 64-bit Windows 7 SP1+, Windows 8.x, Windows 10 or higher An active VPN connection (if off campus) The SOLIDWORKS Serial Number 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 … Continue reading Install SolidWorks

Microsoft Imagine Windows 10

Eligibility ISU Students on Personal Machines Only Download the installer Navigate to http://cytools.iastate.edu/dreamspark and logon with your ISU Net-ID and password. Click the icon labeled Windows 10 to proceed. Click the Add To Cart button next to Windows 10 Education 32/64-bit (English) – Microsoft Imagine.  Make sure you are not getting any other version including … Continue reading Microsoft Imagine Windows 10