Your Computer Set up
Currently computers on the RLAB DOMAIN run Windows 7.
If you are a member of and have an desk at CASE, CEP, SERC or STICERD you will be allocated a network userspace. You will find this located under Start > Computer:
We recommend the use of your RLAB DOMAIN networked user-space (J: drive or Z: drive) to save your work files as this drive is backed up overnight. In the event of a computer error, we may not be able to retrieve files saved on your desktop machine.
- For CEP and SERC users this will appear as your J: drive.
- For CASE and STICERD users this will appear as your Z: drive.
STICERD, CEP and SERC computer come with many applications and software suites as standard and you can find these by expanding the All Programs list from the Start menu.
Some of the most commonly used amongst members are:
For compressing or extracting files. WinZip is also installed.
For reading PDF files. CutePDF and Microsoft/Adobe Plugin for creating PDF files is also installed.
Geographic information system (GIS) software for creating and using maps; compiling geographic data; and analyzing mapped information.
Microsoft web browser
Manage music, video and podcasts for your computer or digital video/audio Player.
Editor. Use it to write TeX or LaTeX files
Equation Editor - lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, presentations, and for TeX, LaTeX
Mathematical and Statistical Software
Microsoft database program.
Microsoft spreadsheet program.
Microsoft email program.
Microsoft presentation program.
Microsoft presentation and web editing program.
Microsoft word processing program.
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Backup your files onto CD or DVD.
Technical word processing program (for equations, symbols) which can perform symbolic computation
Voice and video calls over the internet
Statistical Analysis Software
Statistical and Data Analysis Software.
Transfers data from one file format to another, for example SPSS to Stata, Delimited Text to Excel, etc...