Why do I get an error message when I try to install software on my PC?

If you try to install software on your campus PC you may get a message like the one below:

Enter an admin user name and password

Administrator access is required to install software on campus PCs. All software installations must be approved by Information Technology per the software policy below. If you need to have software installed please contact the IT Help Desk (878-4357).

Notice on Software Licensing and Installation

It is Buffalo State College policy to maintain compliance with software licensing agreements, and to prohibit the installation of unlicensed software on campus-owned computers. Only Information Technology staff may install software for which a license was purchased by the college specifically for the computer on which the software is to be installed. Please be aware that any previously installed software for which an appropriate license cannot be verified is subject to removal.


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