Software Center (Windows) | Office of Information Technology

How to install software with Software Center

Customers that have a Windows system can take advantage of Software Center to download
and install software managed by OIT.


Software Center is a component of the System Center Configuration Management Suite,
which provides a scalable, efficient way to manage large groups of Windows computers.
It’s feature set allows the Office of Information Technology (OIT) the capability
to preform software distribution in line with industry standards and best practices
to meet the needs of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and Statewide Administration

Verifying that you have Software Center

Software Center is installed on all Windows UA domain computers at UAF and SW. If your computer is not on the UA domain, it will not have Software Center installed.

The Software Center application is located at:

  • Start Menu > Microsoft System Center > Software Center.

You can further confirm operation

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Micro Center in Columbus, OH

Also Serving: Clintonville, Upper Arlington, Worthington, Dublin, Westerville, Hilliard, and New Albany

Where Micro Center Began in 1979

Though the breadth of computer products that we carry has grown exponentially to over 25,000 products, the values which have always guided Micro Center haven’t changed: Be passionate about providing shoppers with an unsurpassed level of customer service and technology expertise, act with integrity, listen carefully, and treat both customers and fellow associates with empathy and dignity.

The tech enthusiasts who serve our Columbus customers have a wide range of know-how, from Gaming to Home Automation to programming and website design, System Building, Virtual Reality, and more. Our associates run the gamut of technical knowledge and are here to help!

We’re proud to offer the Columbus area an unmatched selection of computers and Apple products, software, accessories and computer parts for building your own PC. Customers tell us shopping at Micro Center

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Micro Center in Duluth, GA

Also Serving: Johns Creek, Berkeley Lake, Peachtree Corners,
Norcross, Pleasant Hill, Suwanee

Technology to Empower Business & Consumers

Micro Center opened in Duluth, GA back in 2002, northeast Atlantans having been
experiencing the unmatched selection of everything computer-related, knowledgeable
and attentive store associates, and surprisingly low internet prices they find daily
at Micro Center Duluth.

Micro Center serves the northeastern
Atlanta area by providing technologies that empower the business leaders of the
community to work effectively and efficiently. On the consumer segment, we
offer the latest technologies for entertainment, productivity, gaming, and
do-it-yourself tech projects. Duluth is the one and only store in the northeast
Atlanta area that offers this breadth and depth of computer and electronics

At Micro Center Duluth, we’re proud to offer our community a huge
selection of computers and Apple products, software, accessories and computer parts for building your own PC – over

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Download Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 3.0 for Microsoft .NET from Official Microsoft Download Center

About WSE 3.0

WSE 3.0 simplifies the development and deployment of secure Web services. It enables developers and administrators to apply security policies to Web services running on the .NET Framework 2.0. Using WSE 3.0, Web services communication can be signed and encrypted using Kerberos tickets, X.509 certificates and other custom binary and XML-based security tokens. In addition username/password credentials can be used for authentication purposes. An enhanced security model provides a policy-driven foundation for securing Web services. WSE also supports the ability to establish a trust-issuing service for retrieval and validation of security tokens, as well as the ability to establish more efficient long-running secure communication via secure conversations.

Simplified Security
WSE 3.0 has significantly simplified the securing of common SOAP message exchange patterns by providing built-in turnkey security profiles to easily secure SOAP messages between a client and a service. With WSE 3.0 the security policy format

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Micro Center in Houston, TX

Meet Your Manager, Steven Miller

Steven is
originally from Columbus, Ohio and recently relocated to the Houston store from
Dallas. Steven has a passion for technology and loves mapping out technological
solutions to optimize systems and processes. What Steven loves about being
store manager is interacting with his associates and, most of all customers.
Our ability to bridge the gap between customers needs and our passion for
technology separates us from every other business.

Before beginning
his career at Micro Center, Steven served over 18 years in the United States
Marines. As a senior enlisted advisor, his service spanned the globe to include
Operation Dynamic Response Kosovo and Operation Enduring Freedom. Throughout
his military career, Steven has been assigned in numerous assignments and
received multiple commendations to include 2005 USO Soldier of the Year,
presented by Bob Taft.

The greatest
lesson Steven has learned is to treat others as

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Micro Center in Parkville, MD

Also Serving: Towson, White Marsh,
Owings Mills, Cockeysville, Middle River, Bel Air

Micro Center: Trusted Technology and Advice

Located just north of the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) off Perring Parkway on East Joppa Road, Micro Center Parkville has been a major tenant at Perring Plaza since the store was built in 2011. We’re proud to offer the Baltimore area an unmatched selection of over 25,000 products — computers and Apple products, software, accessories and computer parts for building your own PC — from your favorite tech brands.

“Not only do our customers like our surprisingly low Internet prices, but they value having someone they can trust. I hear all the time that our associates are the most knowledgeable around. This lets our customers know we are able to give sound advice to solve their problems. It’s nice to be able to go somewhere and have faith in someone who’s

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Micro Center in St. Davids, PA

Also Serving: Radnor, Wayne, Villanova, Strafford, Rosemont,
Bryn Mawr

Retailing on the Main Line

Micro Center St. Davids is located west
of the Blue Route (I-476) on East Lancaster Avenue (U.S. Route 30, which
parallels the Main Line commuter rail service to the prestigious western
suburbs of Philadelphia). Our St. Davids
store was the first free-standing anchor store at St. Davids Square and opened
in November, 1991. The thriving multi-level center also includes food, home and
clothing retailers.

Customers along the Main Line have
found Micro Center’s knowledgeable associates and high level of service to be
to their liking. As one customer put it, “I’ve never visited Micro Center and
not bought something. This store is a tech paradise. The prices are always
comparable to the market, if not cheaper. The store help is extremely
knowledgeable – that’s a difference you won’t find elsewhere.”


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Micro Center in North Jersey

Also Serving: Fair Lawn, Paramus, Passaic, Clifton, Garfield, Elmwood Park, Lakeview

Save on Computers, Parts and even Sales Tax!

Located in the Route 20 Retail Center just north of I-80 at Exit 60 or Exit 156 off the Parkway, our North Jersey store was among the first stores in the Passaic County Enterprise Zone, where sales taxes are just over 3% – half the rate in the rest of New Jersey. Our store borders the most populous county in New Jersey, Bergen County, which requires that all retail stores stay closed on Sundays. Micro Center is happy to be open Sundays for the convenience of our Bergen County neighbors.

The revolutionary design of our 35,000 sq. ft. North Jersey store was a guarded secret until the store’s opening and was based on over a year of exhaustive studies of consumer shopping behavior, thousands of customer surveys and a test-store built

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The Computer Center

We have watched computers become vital to our everyday lives. 
Whether you are using your computer to conduct business, keep in
touch with family, or just play games, using a computer has become
an integral part of our everyday lives. Because your computer is
more than just a luxury, it and the data that it contains is
important to you. 

…Your information is important to you,

and that makes it important to us…

Most people do not realize that there are ways to repair a
computer without losing all of your information and settings in the
computer.  Most of the larger computer manufacturer’s tech
support centers first solution to fix a customer’s computer is to
erase the computer and reload the original software. We believe that
erasing your information from your computer should be a last resort,

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Faculty – Cyber Security Research Center

Mohamed F. Chouikha, PhD 
Chief Scientist & Executive Director, SECURE Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Executive Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Mohamed F. Chouikha received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Prague Polytechnic University in the Czech Republic and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He was an Electrical Engineer at the Societe Tunisienne Des Phosphates De Gafsa, from 1988 to August 2018 he was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Howard University, where he was a Full Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In July 2000 he became the Chair of the EE Department. In 2004, he established a new Computer Engineering program within the Department of Electrical Engineering, since then renamed as the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Howard University. Before becoming the chair he served as the Director of Graduate

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