Install Software on UTRGV Computers Without Administrative Rights

University-licensed software

  • Windows:  Search for and launch the Software Center app.  
    MAC: Search for and launch the Self Service app.
  • Select the desired software application. 
  • Click Install.
  • Follow remaining prompts to finish the installation.

Other software on Windows – downloaded / purchased

      All faculty and full-time staff can install software using PowerBroker:

  • Browse to and right-click on any program or shortcut
  • Select UTRGV - Run Elevated
  • Enter a brief justification in the UTRGV PowerBroker for Windows Authorization pop-up window that appears.
  • Click OK.
  • Follow remaining prompts to finish the installation.

Other software on Mac – downloaded / purchased

      All faculty and staff can install software using Privileged Management:

  • Browse to and run on any program
  • Most programs should install automatically. If prompted select Yes whenever the Privileged Management pop-up window appears. (See Example Below)

    image of privileged management prompt with yes or no buttons
     
  • Follow remaining prompts to finish the installation.

power broker priv mgmt

Details

Article ID: 76257
Created
Wed 4/17/19 10:31 AM
Modified
Wed 10/21/20 8:59 AM