***Microsoft Office 365***
This is offered as a free download for all current WCU students.
Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 2015.008.20082
Many web pages require a PDF reader helper application with your browser. Download this if you are told that you don't have a PDF reader.
Adobe Shockwave Player 188.8.131.52
This package was required in order to view multimedia pages. Many, if not most video is sent in a format playable by the Shockwave Player. Aside from SWF files, streaming audio is sent as FLV files, which is also a Flash format.
Avast is another anti-virus that we use at ResNet. While it is free of charge, it does require you to register your email address for a permanent license and it also requires that you install an anti-spyware program such as Defender or Ad-Aware.
Avira is an anti-virus program that is available for PC, Mac, Android, and iOS devices.
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2015
AVG is actually both an anti-virus and anti-spyware package. It is the package that we usually use at ResNet. Before installing AVG, make sure you do not have any other anti-virus software installed.
Chrome Web Browser
Chrome is Google's popular browser.
Java Runtime Environment V. 8 Update 60
A number of programs require the Java Runtime Environment to work. Download this if you get a message telling you that you need to update your Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
This is another anti-spyware program that monitors what tracking components are being installed on your machine. This is only good for spyware and is not an anti-virus program that you would need to install in addition to this.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.0
This is the popular Microsoft browser.
Microsoft Security Essentials
This software watches and tracks spyware that is installed on your machine when you visit sites and download items such as music and toolbars.
Mozilla Firefox 7.0.1 and Thunderbird Mail
This is another popular browser and is often used when Internet Explorer has trouble with a particular page, such as the myWCU web page. It is a Mozilla based browser and has its own email client.
Open Office 4.1.1
Open Office is a full office suite of applications that create Office compatible documents. It has a Word compatible document editor, a PowerPoint compatible presentation component, an Excel compatible spreadsheet, as well as other components. It is written in Java by Sun Microsystems and is available at no charge. NOTE: In order to use this suite you must have the Java Runtime Environment installed, which is also available for download from this Software Download screen.
Safari for Windows 5.1.1
Safari was at first a browser for Apple Macs and then was ported to run on Windows.
Sophos for Macs
Sophos is an antivirus program free for Mac users.
Spybot Search & Destroy
This will scan and clean viruses and spyware from your machine. Since this is more anti-spyware than anti-virus, you can run this with an anti-virus program.