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Installing Mathematica Software
Posted by Donald Haingray on 23 August 2012 11:46 AM

To install Mathematica software do the following:

Mac Users

  1. From Finder, click "Go" and then "Connect to Server"
  2. Type in: smb://home.houghton.edu/Helpdesk.Tools/Classroom Applications/Mathematica/Mac/
  3. Enter your network (Moodle and Student Self Service) username and password and click "Connect"
  4. Double click Mathematica_9.0.0_OSX.dmg and follow the instructions to install Mathematica and the Extras.pkg
  5. The first time the application starts it will ask how you want to register the software

        Students : Choose the button at the bottom that says "Other methods"
                         Choose the option for Network License Manager
                         You will be prompted to enter a server name
                         For Mathematica 9: Enter the IP address 10.1.10.13

       Faculty:      Cut and paste the activation key you recieved via email

The software should respond that you are registered and start the program.
The registration process is only necessary the first time you load the software.

If you have any issue with the process please contact your math professor or helpdesk@houghton.edu.

PC Users

1. Cut and paste the following link in your browser (on campus only).
\\Home.houghton.edu\Helpdesk.Tools\Classroom Applications\Mathematica

2. Select the directory that matches your operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux).

3. Click on the file with the name beginning with Mathematica in that directory. 

4. Click the option to save the file.

5. Once the file downloads, run the file. This can usually be done through the download function of the browser. 

6. Follow the onscreen instructions for installation.  Answer Yes or Next to any system prompts.

7. Once the software is installed, start it. 

8. The first time the application starts it will ask how you want to register the software.

        Students : Choose the button at the bottom that says "Other methods"

                         Choose the option for Network License Manager

                         You will be prompted to enter a server name

                         For Mathematica 9: Enter the IP address 10.1.10.13

       Faculty:      Cut and paste the activation key you recieved via email

9.  The software should respond that you are registered and start the program.  The registration process is only necessary the first time you load the software.

If you have any issue with the process please contact your math professor or helpdesk@houghton.edu.

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