Instruction Guides for Downloading Free ESRI Software from WebStore
Currently only ArcGIS Version 10 is advertised on UI Webstore. To obtain earlier versions of the software, contact UI Webstore directly at firstname.lastname@example.org and request what you need. It takes about 1 day to get software to you.
Instruction guides will help you navigate UofI WebStore and get started with free ArcGIS software. (If you have questions or updates to these guides, please contact Nina Savar.)
Everyone at UIC -- ArcGIS Desktop Version 10 - Installing ArcGIS 10 on UIC PCs from UI Webstore (Adobe PDF, 2.7 Mb)
updated 20 July 2010.
Faculty/Staff -- ArcGIS Desktop Version 9.3 - How to Purchase and Install ArcGIS/ArcInfo (Adobe PDF, 1.6 Mb)
updated 10 May 2010.
Students -- ArcGIS Desktop Version 9.3 - How to Purchase and Install ArcGIS/ArcEditor (Adobe PDF, 770 Kb)
updated Nov 2009.
NOTE: ArcGIS/ArcInfo software is now available to students for free. Nov 2010.
Using MAC address instead of USB -- ArcGIS Desktop Version 9.3 - How to use a MAC address instead of a USB key (dongle) (Adobe PDF, 153 Kb) May 2010
How to Use Your Mac for GIS
Quick Start for GIS
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