Carnegie Mellon University

ChemE Computing

Chemical Engineering Computing

Accessing Software Share

Licensed software is available to students, faculty, and staff through the Software Share. The Software Share is a Windows-based share located on department server cheme-software. You will need an Andrew account and be affiliate with Chemical Engineering to access this share. Additionally, this share is only available while directly connected to the campus network.

  1. Click Start and then type "\\" and press Enter
    Start Menu

  2. You will be prompted with a box titled Enter Network Password as shown below: 
    In the Username field, type andrew\AndrewId, where AndrewId is your given Andrew ID from the university. 
    In the Password field, type in your Andrew password.

  3. If you have done this correctly, a window titled cheme-software will open, and you have successfully connected to the server.

  4. Double-click on the Public-Software folder.

  5. Find the folder of the software you need and double-click on it.
  6. See the Software section of the ChemE-Computing Website for installation instructions for various packages
  1. Go to Finder.
  2. In the menu bar, select Go. Then Connect to Server.
  3. Type in "smb://" for the server address.                                                                                                                    Enter address
  4. Select Registered User and enter "andrew\andrewID" and your andrewID password. Be sure to replace "andrewID" with your own.                                                                                                                                                                                    Registered User
  5. Select the volumes you want to mount. If you are unsure, select Public-Software.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Select Volume
  6. If you close the window, you can find the server in the Shared section in Finder.