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System Center Configuration Manager - SCCM (Software Center)
This document explains what SCCM is and how it can be used.
What is System Center Configuration Manager?
System Center Configuration Manager, or SCCM, is Microsoft's enterprise-ready software for allowing IT to manage computers running Windows. This software allows for users of computers to install software and updates without needing administrative rights on the computer.
What can I do with SCCM?
With SCCM, users can install campus software, update their Windows OS, and install printers. Software installed on the computer will be automatically updated when updates become available without requiring the user of the computer to download updates from the internet.
Benefits of SCCM
Users can install software at their leisure without having to contact IT or have administrative rights.
Where can I get SCCM?
SCCM is automatically installed on campus PCs. Click on the desktop icon titled Software Center to launch the application. The icon will look like so:
It can also be found in the Start Menu Under Microsoft Endpoint Manager.
Installing Applications through SCCM:
After opening the Software Center application you'll view the following screen:
From this screen you can browse through all of the applications available. You are also able to toggle between views with the following button in the upper right:
The three options are:
- Multi-Select Mode
- List View
- Tile View
Updates through SCCM:
- Installation Status
- IT KnowledgeBase
If you need further assistance please call the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020, put in your own request at uwo.sh/service-portal, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.