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Software Centre

Software CentreWhat is Software Centre?

Microsoft Software Centre is an application that allows you to select available software to download to your computer on-demand.  ITS Client Support Services will make applications available through Software Centre that are license free or have campus-wide licenses for staff computers and laptops.

Installing software

If you use an ITS Client Support Services supported workstation or laptop that runs Windows 7, you can install specific software using Microsoft Software Centre. Below are instructions to help you install software automatically to your computer.

Please note: laptops need to be connected to a wired network or connected to VPN in order to use the Software Centre.

Launch Software Center

You can launch Software Centre from the Desktop icon or Go to Start -> All Programs

You can launch Software Center from the Desktop icon or Go to Start -> All Programs
Click Microsoft System Center -> Configuration Manager -> Software Center Click Microsoft System Center -> Configuration Manager -> Software Center

Install Software

After Software Centre is launched, you will see a list of available applications.
Click on the application to highlight it and then click the “Install” button in the bottom right corner to install the software.
You’ll see the status changing from “Available” to “Preparing download” and then to “Installing“.
Once the status shows “Installed“, you can exit the Software Centre and go to Start -> All Programs to find the newly installed program. 

To install multiple programs, tick the check boxes for multiple applications you’d like to install and click “Install Selected” button at the bottom right corner.

 After Software Center is launched, you will see a list of available applications. Click on the application to highlight it and then click the "Install" button in the bottom right corner to install the software.

 

If you have any support questions or suggestions for applications to include in the available list please email css.help@utoronto.ca.