Microsoft Windows OS

Type of software:

  • Operating System

Operating system:

  • Windows

Available to:

  • Faculty
  • Staff

Windows OS are the operating systems developed and sold by Microsoft.


Windows 7 is the current standard operating system for windows-based UNLV barcoded machines. OIT supports the following Windows OS versions:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10 (beginning July 1, 2016)


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How to get software:


Windows OS is available for use in most computer labs and classrooms.


Windows OS is available for free for UNLV barcoded computers. Windows is also available for Intel Macs with a valid Apple operating system license.

To request a Windows OS license, please visit:

Personal Use

Faculty, Staff, and Students can purchase a personal license of Windows at a discounted price through the UNLV Kivuto store.

For more information, please visit:

Support & Training:

Supported by:

  • IT Help Desk

Type of support provided:

  • Help with use
  • Installation
  • Training
  • Purchasing Assistance