Software Center

Installing Software from SCCM Software Center

Software Center is part of Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), which
allows Engineering Technical Services (ETS) to deliver, manage, support and update
applications and services across the FSE campus.

Search for “Software Center” on your Windows-based computer:

Screenshot of the Software Center window. The search bar is shown, in it is typed "Software Center". The Software Center app is highlighted. There are shown to the right the following options: open, open file location, pin to start, pin to taskbar.

Find the application you are looking for to install, this can be done either by scrolling or searching:

Screenshot of the Software Center app once opened. At the top is a maroon bar with the ASU Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering brand logo along with text that reads "Engineering Technical Services". A section to the left has a list of options as follows: applications, updates, operating systems, installation status, device compliance, options. The applications option is highlighted. The rest of the image contains a list of icons and names of the applications available. There is the option to filter and sort and search. There is also the option to view icons in a grid, in a list next to the titles, or a list of titles without the icons.

Once you have found your application, click on “install”

A screenshot of Software Center app once it has been opened and a software title (Google Chrome) has been selected. Shown is the Google Chrome logo and an install button. The install button is highlighted. There is a brief description of the application (Google Chrome), "jA fast, simple, and secure web browser, built for the modern web. Once installed, this application will be kept up to date with newer versions automatically." Under the description is a list:
"Status: Available
Version: 69
Date published: Not specified
Restart required: Might be required
Download size: 53 MB
Estimated time: 2 minutes
Total components: 1
Date Modified: 7/28/2018"

Software Approval Requests

Some applications require “approval requests” due to licensing.

NOTE: Add a comment (give a detailed reason for this application approval request).

Click on “request” and this will generate a notification that will notify your IT Deskside Team to work on your application request.

Software Updates

Implementing Software updates from Software Center

Search for Software Center:

On the left-hand side of software center, click on the “Updates” tab:

Find and select the application that you are looking to update or you can select to install all updates:

If selecting an Application to update on its own, it can be installed:

You can schedule the update for after business hours