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Windows 8 Compatibility

See which UB services and software are compatible with Windows 8.

Software Compatibility with Windows 8

Software Version Works with Windows 8? Tested by Vendor? How to get Vendor Info
Adobe Acrobat Reader xi Y Y Adobe Acrobat Info
Cisco Anyconnect VPN 3.0.08057 Y Y  
AutoCad 2013 Y Y

AutoCad Info

Chrome   Y Y  
Citrix receiver 2012 Y Y Citrix Info
EndNote x6 Y Y EndNote Info
FileZilla 3.6.0.2 Y Y  
Flash Player 11 Y Y Flash Player Info
iTunes 11 Y Y  
Maple 17 Y Y  
Maple 16.02 Y Y Must download the vendor's update to be at 16.02
Maple 16.0 N Y Must download the vendor's update to be at 16.02
Mathematica 9 Y Y Mathematica Info
MATLAB   Y Y software-license-support@buffalo.edu  
Microsoft Office 2010 Y Y  
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Y Y  
Mozilla Firefox 18 Y Y  
PuTTY 060 Y Y  
SAS 9.4 Y Y n/a SAS Info
SAS
9.3 N N SAS Info
SAS 9.2 N N SAS Info
SPSS 21 Y Y

SPSS Info

SPSS 20 N Y SPSS Info
SPSS

19

 

N Y SPSS Info
Symantec AntiVirus 12.1.3001 Y Y  

UB Services Compatibility with Windows 8

Service Works With Windows 8
Audio Course Lectures: Not Tested Yet
Audio/Visual Services:  

Connecting to projector

Not Tested Yet
DHCP Services (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol):  

Registration

Y

Obtains IP Address

Y
Digital Language Tape Recordings: Not Tested Yet
Digital Lecture Hall Recordings: Not Tested Yet
Email:  

Outlook

Y

Thunderbird

Y

ubmail.buffalo.edu (UB Central Email):

 

Chrome

Not Tested Yet

Internet Explorer 10

Not Tested Yet

Firefox

Not Tested Yet

Exchowa:

 

Chrome

Y

Firefox

Y

Internet Explorer 10

Y

ubmail.buffalo.edu (UB Gmail):

 

Chrome

Y

Firefox

Y

Internet Explorer 10

Y
File Recovery:  

Check UBfs "Previous Versions"

Y
Google Voice and Video Chat:  

Chrome

Y

Firefox

Y

Internet Explorer 10

Y
Host on Demand (HOD):  

Chrome

Y

Firefox

Y

Internet Explorer 10

Y
HUB, Student Access through MyUB:  

Chrome

Not Tested Yet

Firefox

Not Tested Yet

Internet Explorer 10

Not Tested Yet
HUB, Administrative Functions for Support Staff:  

Chrome

Not Tested Yet

Firefox

Not Tested Yet

Internet Explorer 10

Not Tested Yet
Linux:  

PuTTY

Y

X-Win32

Y
LISTSERV:  

Chrome

Y

Firefox

Y

Internet Explorer 10

Y
My Virtual Computing Lab:  

RemoteApp

Y

Remote Desktop

Y
MyUB:  

Chrome

Y

Firefox

Y

Internet Explorer 10

Y
Newsgroups:  

Thunderbird

Can connect and subscribe but no postings
OpenPort: Not Tested Yet
Oracle:  

ODBC

Y
Password changing (UBITName):  

Chrome

Y

Firefox

Y

Internet Explorer 10

Y
Printing:  

iprint@ub (standard)

Not Tested Yet

iprint anywhere

Not Tested Yet

Local TCP/IP Printer

Y

Print Server

Y
ResNet: Not Tested Yet
SharePoint 2010: Not Tested Yet
Software (download, sales):  

Microsoft Office 2010

Y

Symantec AntiVirus 12.1.2015

Y
UBclicks:  

Test TurningPoint Software

Not Tested Yet
UBlearns:  

Chrome

Not Tested Yet

Firefox

Not Tested Yet

Internet Explorer 10

Not Tested Yet
UBfs (UB file service) - Web space, quota and central disk space:  

Browse to

Y

Map network drive

Y
Videoconferencing:  

Lync and Lync Web App

Y
VPN:  

AdminVPN

Y

AdminVWS (Remote Desktop)

Y

DeptVPN

Y

Anyconnect (UBVPN) (off campus)

Y
WebEx:  

Chrome

Not Tested Yet

Firefox

Not Tested Yet

Internet Explorer 10

Not Tested Yet
Wi-Fi:  

UB Guest Wi-Fi Network

Y

UB Secure Wi-Fi Network

Y

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