Operating System software. NOTE: The terms of the Microsoft agreement require the university and individuals to purchase the OS when you buy a new computer. The Microsoft agreement covers upgrades only.
Version Available Through OU's Microsoft Agreement:
Vista Enterprise = university-owned machines
Vista Ultimate = university-owned machines (limited quantities)
To compare editions, visit Microsoft's Compare Editions site
DVDs can be used for installation of the software on Ohio University-owned computers only. There is no departmental charge for the license. The license has been paid for by OIT. DVDs are $10 per set.
Athens Campus - The Technology Depot needs an departmental account number to process the order. Visit the Technology Depot or
Note: If you place an order and elect to pick-up the software at the Tech Depot, you will receive an e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org when your order is ready.
Regional Campus - Departments can contact the library located on their regional campus, except at the Southern (from Computer Services) & Zanesville (from Help Desk, Elson Hall Room 102). DVDs can be used for installation of the software on Ohio University-owned computers only.
Windows Vista is no longer available to students.
Windows Vista is no longer available to faculty/staff for home use.