Install Software Not Available in Software Center

This KB Article provides an overview for installing software on FVTC computers that isn't available in Software Center.

FVTC users a Microsoft security product called AppLocker to prevent malicious software from being installed. AppLocker prevents any application downloaded from the web or disc from installing unless it has been approved by our Security team. 

If you need to install a piece of software that is not available in Software Center, you can first attempt to download and install the product from the web or installation disc. Many common safe products have already been approved by our Security team.

If you are attempting to install a piece of software that is not available in Software Center and hasn't yet been approved by our Security team, you will be blocked from installing and receive the following message:

This app has been blocked by your system administrator. Contact your system administrator for more info.

If you are blocked from installing necessary software, please fill out a request to have this software approved by our Security team. This form can be found at on the staff intranet page at: Daily News > Admin/Services > Information Technology > Whitelist Software.



Keywords:whitelist,software,install,applocker,blocked   Doc ID:88254
Owner:Thom W.Group:Fox Valley Technical College
Created:2018-12-06 11:07 CDTUpdated:2018-12-06 11:19 CDT
Sites:Fox Valley Technical College
CleanURL:https://kb.fvtc.edu/applocker
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