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 and you will be allocated a network userspace. You will find this located under Start > Computer:
Please use your RLAB DOMAIN networked user-space (J: drive or Z: drive) to save your important files as this drive is backed up overnight.
- For CEP and SERC users this will appear as your J: drive.
- For CASE and STICERD users this will appear as your Z: drive.
On a standard build STICERD, CEP or SERC computer there are many applications and software suites - please expand All Programs from the start menu to view all.
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...