Windows Update – October & November

The October & November updates were released w/b 25 November 2013.

We have improved the information in our report by adding a page about the updates we have declined and the reasons why.

New software released

New software released to the Managed Desktop/ Laptop and CLT desktop.

Managd Desktop – Apps on Demand

  • Microsoft Office 2013 clean installer (removes 2010) 
    Rather than sitting alongside Microsoft Office 2010 this installer removes Office 2010 as part of the installation.
  • Dental Elective installer
    This can be found in Apps on Demand > College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing > Dentistry.
  • IBM SPSS 19 installer
    The license has changed and this is now available for all Managed Desktop users in Apps on Demand > Statistics.
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro XI installer
    This is now automatically included as part of the Managed Desktop build. Can also be downloaded from Apps on Demand > Utilities.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud packages (£69)
    See our licencing webpage.

CLT (IT suites and teaching rooms)

  • Dental Elective
    This can be found in Start > All Programs > College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing > Dentistry
  • Adobe Digital Editions
    This can be found in Start > All Programs > Utilities & Accessories
  • MEGA
    Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.
  • Splitstree
    Compute un-rooted phylogenetic networks from molecular sequence data. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.
  • Figtree
    A graphical viewer of phylogenetic trees. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.
  • MrBayes
    MrBayes is a program for Bayesian inference and model choice across a wide range of phylogenetic and evolutionary models. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.