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Standard Installed Software (Base Image) Current for deployments after 4/05/2022.

The standard software installed on a Windows computer is also called the Base Image. Every CLASSE Managed Windows computer should have these software categories and all new deployments will have these software products installed.

Windows 10 (21H2 LTSC)

Windows 10 is the new default desktop Windows operating system. It forms the core of the Base Image and these standard programs are available.

XWindows Software

This software is used to forward X sessions from Linux systems so you can work on them from your Windows computer.
  • CLASSE GRID - provides access to X2Go and VcXsrv (called XMing for naming consistency) on our compute farm.
  • VcXsrv - standard X Windows software.

Office Software

  • Microsoft Office 2021 - Current Standard Word processing etc suite.
    • Outlook
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Powerpoint


Web Browsing

  • Vivaldi - Currently supported web browser.


  • Outlook (as above)

PDF Management

  • PDF-X-Change Pro v9


SSH is used to get a shell or command line logon on a remote Linux computer.
  • Putty

File Transfer Software

SCP and SFTP are the recommended method to move files when browsing to a network share is impractical.
  • WinSCP provides FTP, SCP and SFTP services.

Zip Software

  • 7zip - currently provides right click zip / unzip of compressed files.

Screen Capture Software

  • ShareX - powerful screen capture software to capture active window, crop screen-shot, after screen capture basic edits (to add arrows, boxes, text) and save as image. Supports automatic upload to various sharing sites such as imgr and pastebin.


  • Identity Finder - used to scan for Confidential Information.
  • CCleaner - used to clean up temporary files.
  • TortoiseSVN - used to interact with our source control servers.
  • VLC - Media Player supports most video and audio file formats.
  • nomacs - Image Previewer and basic editor (New March 2018)

Other software

There are some additional management utilities that are installed that are not user accessible in the general sense, and do not provide user functionality.
  • Antivirus (ESET Endpoint Security)
  • Management software

Windows 7 (No Longer Installed or connected to our networks)

Windows XP (No Longer Installed or connected to our networks)

-- JamesPulver - 01 Nov 2017
Topic revision: r26 - 14 May 2024, MarlinGuest
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