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Lehigh Student Software Guide

Microsoft Software @ Lehigh

Lehigh University has a campus software agreement with Microsoft for Office 365 which is available to all students. Office 365 provides the latest versions of the MS Office suite for use on desktops, laptops and mobile devices as well as access to the online Office web apps and OneDrive for Business cloud storage space.

Office 365

  • MS Office suite for Windows/Mac (currently Office 2013 for Windows, 2011 for Mac)
  • MS Office for mobile devices (phones and tablets)
  • Access to web versions of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • 1TB of OneDrive for Business cloud storage space

The MS Office suite software is available as a download. Students are permitted to install Office software on up to 5 computers and up to 5 mobile devices. Information about obtaining MS Office 365 can found at the Lehigh
Office 365
site.

G Suite @ Lehigh

Lehigh University is a Google for Education partner school.   Access is automatically provided to all Lehigh students when their Lehigh computer account is created.  G Suite is a web-based suite of tools similar to what is offered in MS Office.  

G Suite

  • G Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides) accessible via browser from any Internet connected computer
  • G Suite Apps for mobile devices (phones and tablets)
  • Unlimited Google Drive cloud storage space

Information regarding accessing and using Lehigh G Suite can be on on the G Suite site.  

Virus/Malware Protection Software

Avast  (Windows PCs and Macs)

Avast is a free anti-virus/anti-malware software package.  The free for personal use version has been highly rated for its ability to protect computers from viruses and malware.  There are versions available for both Windows and Mac computers.   The software can be downloaded from the Avast web site 

Malwarebytes  (Windows PCs only)

Available as a free basic version or $24.95 pro version, Malwarebytes is another anti-virus/anti-malware application that is particularly known for its ability to remove threats effectively and completely. The free version is an on-demand scanner that will check for and remove viruses/malware from a PC.  The Pro version provides real-time protection that blocks viruses from getting on a PC.   Unlike other Anti-virus applications Malwarebytes can be run with another antivirus package with no loss in performance.   The software can be downloaded directly from the Malwarebytes web site.  


Lehigh LAN Connector Clients

These are simple, custom utilities and/or procedures that connect to and map a computer to a student's 5GB Lehigh LAN space  (commonly referred to as the "H: drive").

Lehigh Software Page

The Lehigh Software page  is the central repository for all course-related software used at Lehigh.  After logging into the site a student can see which software packages are available to be installed on their personal computer and which are only accessible at Lehigh public site computer lab.   When viewing individual titles information is displayed on what the title is, the current version and which computer lab(s) it is available at.   The Lehigh Software page is located at http://software.lehigh.edu


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