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Some application-specific notes, including notes on third-party licensed software. Several applications are available for local download.

See your local IT support for information about installing and (where necessary) licensing these products.

Sometimes a licence will be associated with your machine by being tied to the machine's ‘MAC address’, and you may be asked to quote that in order for a licence to be generated for you.

Also (just because the issue irritates the hell out of Norman), can we collectively recall that the noun is ‘licence’ and the verb is ‘license’: you license a machine by obtaining a licence for it. It's just like ‘advise’/‘advice’ and ‘practise’/‘practice’. Grrrr.