Posts Tagged microsoft

Am I eligible to purchase software for personal use at a discount?

Tufts University has a contract with Kivuto to distribute software covered under Employee purchase programs via their web store at Eligibility: Full-Time Faculty, Staff and Students Software is available from many vendors, including: Microsoft, Adobe, Parallels, National Instruments, Minitab, IBM, JMP, Systat, iGrafx, SigmaFlow, Quark, Trend Micro, Thomson Reuters, Inspiration, Columbia University, Student Backup, StatSoft, and […]

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Critical hole in Windows (3/13/2012)

Critical hole in Windows Remote Desktop   Microsoft has patched a critical hole in all supported versions of Windows that allows attackers to take control of computers using malicious code.  The vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol may be exploited by a worm-like attack that spreads with no user interaction required. The patch was made […]

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I’m getting a message about Autodiscover

While using Microsoft Outlook, I’m receiving a pop up message that says. “Allow this website to configure server settings? Your account was redirected to this website for settings. You should only allow settings from sources you know and trust. checkbox – Don’t ask me about this website again. Allow or Cancel Mail clients […]

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Can I use a Tufts license of Microsoft software at home?

Yes.  Microsoft offers Work at Home (WAH) solutions. All of the products covered under the Campus Agreement may be used on one home machine or laptop, but may only be used for work-related activities.  Upon separating from the university, faculty and staff who have installed Campus Agreement software on a personally-owned computer are obligated to […]

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How do I purchase Microsoft software for personal use at home?

Tufts University, as part of their campus wide agreements with Microsoft®, has instituted an employee purchase program for certain Microsoft® products.  This agreement allows each university employee to purchase one copy of each Microsoft® product covered under the agreement.  Prices are at a significant discount. Eligibility Any individual whose primary affiliation at Tufts is “Faculty” […]

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Microsoft Select Agreement

Tufts University has in place a “Select” Agreement with Microsoft. The select agreement allows for three types of purchases: Institutional Purchases – All Microsoft products NOT covered under the Campus agreement can be purchased for installation and use on institutional machines at a discount. For more info see Student Purchases – Allows students to […]


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Microsoft Office

Tufts University has a site license for Microsoft Office Professional (Mac and PC), which includes Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Access.  Any University owned computer is eligible for a license. Work at Home licenses are also available for people who have a computer on campus with the software installed. The […]

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Microsoft Campus Agreement

Tufts University has entered into a Microsoft Campus Agreement. The agreement is an annual licensing program which provides Tufts faculty and staff with access to the following suite of Microsoft products: Microsoft Office Professional for Windows Microsoft Office Standard for Macintosh Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer (Formerly FrontPage) Microsoft Visual Studio Professional Edition Microsoft Windows Operating […]

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Patch Management

The School of Medicine provides a Windows Update Service for Windows computers.  The patches include all patches for Windows and other Microsoft products including Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Outlook).  All patches are approved for use on a monthly basis, and released on the second Tuesday of every month. Patches for frequently used programs […]

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