Seismo Signal

Seismo Signal Seismo Signal must be registered prior to use. We have a script that does this for you. This script can be found in the start menu. Step 1: Open the start menu   Step 2: Click SeismoSoft, then SeismoSignal.   Step 3: Double click Register [...]

2017-09-15T18:00:35-08:00September 10th, 2017|

Using R in MCECS

Using R in MCECS Configuring RStudio in MCECS   The first time you run RStudio in MCECS you must configure it. This simple process  involves configuring RStudio to find and use an appropriate version of R. When you start RStudio, the popup will ask you to "Choose  a specific version of [...]

2019-09-06T17:45:57-08:00September 10th, 2017|

Zotero Configuration

Zotero Configuration How to Change Where Zotero Stores Files How to change the Desktop Application After installing Zotero Standalone for Windows, each user will need to first create their Data directory. Then move the folder from their User Profile to their N: drive. Zotero Data directories can become quite [...]

2017-09-15T12:59:22-08:00September 10th, 2017|

ArcMap Common Problems and Solutions

ArcMap Common Problems and Solutions Solutions to some common problems that users run into when using ArcMap on MCECS supported machines are described below. Error: Unable to execute the selected tool. You do not have the necessary license to execute the selected tool.   If you see this error, do [...]

2019-09-21T12:51:59-08:00September 10th, 2017|

RightFax Configuration

RightFax Configuration This tutorial demonstrates how to properly configure RightFax on Windows 7.   Step 1: Start the RightFax system tray icon   Step 2: Find the RightFax system tray icon in the system tray and select Configuration   Step 3: Modify the Default Fax [...]

2020-04-16T15:21:20-08:00September 10th, 2017|

Using Virtualbox

  Using Virtualbox Here in the College of Engineering, we offer VirtualBox on our Windows and Linux systems. The following is not a comprehensive guide, but settings that need to be changed in our environment. Guides and information about VirtualBox can be found in the VirtualBox Documentation. Here are some recommended settings for VirtualBox [...]

2019-06-10T14:07:41-08:00September 10th, 2017|


Modelithics Students and Faculty in the College of Engineering can use Modelithics with our license. Please visit our Modelithics intranet page to obtain the software and necessary licensing information.  Note: TheCAT does not provide Media or Support for this software. For further help with downloading, installation and support, please see the Modelithics help [...]

2019-01-02T13:43:05-08:00September 10th, 2017|

Microsoft Office

For Students/Faculty/Staff and personal computers All current PSU students, faculty, and staff are eligible to get a free copy of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint,etc) to use on their personal computers (Windows or Mac). The software is provided as part of a Microsoft Office 365 license managed by OIT. Getting the software is based [...]

2020-03-05T17:03:45-08:00September 10th, 2017|


DPlot Students and Faculty in the College of Engineering can download DPlot with our license. Please visit our DPlot intranet page to obtain the registration name and number. Note: TheCAT does not provide Media or Support for the Student version of the software. For help with downloading, installation and support, please see the [...]

2019-01-02T13:43:44-08:00September 10th, 2017|


Matlab Matlab for Students College students can purchase the student version of MATLAB for a reduced price. It is important to note this is for personal computers only. Due to licensing restrictions, this version may not be installed on PSU owned hardware. Here is the link to the software page. Note this [...]

2021-01-05T19:26:49-08:00September 10th, 2017|
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