Download Software from our Software Download Site

Overview

This document will give you the steps on how to download software from our software download site. We have used NVivo as an example software for these steps. The steps for other software will be similar.

NOTE: You may be required to identify your Operating System before downloading. For Windows user: Learn how to Determine your Windows Operating System

Downloading Software from the Download Site

NOTE: These are generic steps for selecting and downloading software from our download site. Software icons and location will vary depending on the software you download.
  1. Go to our download site and log in with your CampusID and password.
  2. Find and select the Sotware Publisher tab of the software you wish to download, and then click the Software version you wish to download.
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  3. Select your Operating System from the dropdown, if applicable, and then click Add to Cart.
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  4. Click Check Out.
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  5. Scroll down to the Date section. Enter your Campus email address and your Name in the fields, then click Accept.
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  6. Click Proceed With Order.
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  7. The download page will vary depending on your software.
    1. If your software appears under a Downloads section, click Download and continue to step 8. You may need to keep this page open for some downloads; important information such as License Keys, or other download instructions may be listed here.
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    2. If your software appears under an Other section, click the small dropdown link and follow the prompts to download your software. Following steps may include links to Publisher websites, or request forms. For specific download instructions, find the instructions for your software on our Software page.
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  8. If this is your first time downloading software from our Software Download Site, download the Secure Download Manager (SDM) by clicking Download SDM. If you have already downloaded the SDM before, skip to step 10.
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  9. Find and open the downloaded SDM file in your Downloads folder. Follow the prompts to install the program.
  10. Return to the Download Instructions webpage and click Download .SDX.
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  11. Find and open the .SDX file in your Downloads folder.
  12. In the window that opens, click Start Download.
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  13. The bar will fill as the download completes. When done, click Launch.
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  14. Depending on the software you are downloading, you will have additional steps to complete the installation or configuration. For specific instructions, find the instructions for your software on our Software page.
To review your account history, and to access the install files for software you’ve previously downloaded, click the down carat next to your email address in the top, right-hand corer of the home page of our Software Download site, and then select Your Account/Orders.

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Help

If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or help@gsu.edu.