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Windows 8.1 Support

In support of the Windows 8.1 release, Computing Services has evaluated many of its core software and services for compatibility. We are offering support of this operating system with some service and software limitations as listed on the Microsoft Windows Support Statement page.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 is available free to download through DreamSpark. DSP customers should contact DSP prior to upgrading.

Training on the Windows 8.1 operating system is available free of charge to all university affiliates through

Please direct any questions or comments to your departmental administrator, DSP consultant, or the Computing Services Help Center (412-268-HELP or