Software Downloads for Personally-owned Computers

WCU has many different programs available for students, faculty, and staff members to download for PERSONAL HOME use.  The programs available for download on this page are NOT FOR WCU-OWNED computers.  To request software for your WCU-owned computer, please contact the IT Help Desk at 227-7487, email, or visit

Download Windows PC Mac
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate or 8 Pro
(Windows operating system)
Request Windows Operating System N/A
Avira Antivirus Software for Student Computers Request Avira.Antivirus Request Avira Antivirus
Symantec Antivirus Removal Tool Remove Symantec Files Remove Symantec Files
Symantec Antivirus for Faculty and Staff Personally-Owned Computers Request Symantec Endpoint Protection Request Symantec Endpoint Protection

MS Windows Disks also Available for Work-at-Home
Thanks to a Microsoft Campus Agreement, Western Carolina University faculty and staff have work-at-home rights to the MS Windows operating system update software. Faculty and staff may purchase Windows 7 Ultimate or 8 Pro from The University Bookstore. The cost is $15 each for the DVD media.  



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