Through Microsoft's Imagine programme, students and employees at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences can acquire licensed copies of Microsoft software. The program includes Windows 8 and Windows 7 operating systems, designer and development tools such as Visual Studio and Visio, productivity applications such as OneNote, and much more.
Access to e-academy
You should use the latest version of Internet Explorer to access e-academy. If you experience any problems, please contact a computer assistant at a computer lab (link in Norwegian).
MatNat-students and employees can be granted access to e-academy (Imagine). To request access to e-academy, send an e-mail to e-academy at ifi.uio.no where you ask for access to the program. If you are an employee at MatNat please state so in your request as well. It is very important that you send the request from your UiO email account! If you don't use your UiO account for the request, you will not be added to e-academy and there is no guarantee that you will even get a reply. Requests to access E-academy will usually get processed within two weeks, but it can take as long as 4 weeks before you get a reply.
Go to the custom E-Academy store front (address http://e5.onthehub.com/WebStore/Welcome.aspx?ws=0449875c-619b-e011-969d-0030487d8897). Log on using the username and password that you receive from e-academy.com. If you forget your password, you can use this store front to reset it.
Shopping the software
When you enter the e-academy store, you are presented with a list of different software that you can access. Click on the software that you wish to download, and then click Add to Cart.
You will then be redirected to a Shopping Cart, which will now contain a copy the software you've chosen. You can continue adding more software, or if you're done you can check out and download the software you added to the shopping cart.
During the check out procedure, you may need to fill in some customer information forms and/or EULAs. Eventually, you will be led to a page listing your order details and download links for the software. Take note of any product keys for the software that you've ordered! You should also recieve an email confirmation from e-academy regarding your order. You can also access the download links and product keys later, by logging in to e-academy and clicking on you account.
Click the Start download link from the order summary page and follow the instructions to download and install the "Secure Download Manager". Then download and open the .sdx-file to start downloading your software. You will need to use a Windows computer to use the "Secure Download Manager".
Burning your new software on a CD / DVD
Follow the guides for burning ISO-images (link in Norwegian).
How can I find my serial number ?
First of all you need to be logged on to E-Academy. Click on «Your Account» to list your software order history. From here, click on «View Details» for the product in question. This will bring you to the order confirmation page, which should list the product key.