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信息服务和技术 (IS&T) is making Windows 8 Enterprise available to faculty, staff and students for download through the 微软 Campus Agreement (MSCA) and is providing limited support f要么 early adopters through the IS&T Help Desk. As with previous versions of Windows, MIT departments may install IS&T-provided licenses on all MIT-owned equipment. Additionally, each MIT student is allowed to install Windows 8 on one personally owned computer.
IS&T strongly recommends that members of the MIT community 等待 to move to Windows 8 Enterprise. We are making the operating system available now to empower departments, labs and centers (DLCs) to decide when to migrate to Windows 8. The timing coincides with 微软's release of Windows 8的企业 to the consumer market: IS&T wants to help DLCs avoid unnecessary purchases of licenses already covered through the MSCA.
IS&T will phase in support for Windows 8的企业 over time. Starting Oct. 30, IS&T is offering support f要么
- 激活Windows 8企业版许可证mitnet，校园网;
As more software distributed by IS&T becomes compatible with Windows 8 Enterprise, we will increase our support for it and eventually recommend it. IS&T will continue to support other versions of 微软 operating systems, including Windows 7 Enterprise, after we announce full support f要么 Windows 8的企业.
IS&T provides limited documentation f要么 Windows 8的企业 在其网站上。