Installing Matlab on a PC

This help page assumes that the user knows basic Windows commands

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1.) Map the drive that Matlab resides on (student NetIDs do not have access to this drive):
    Right click on My Computer and choose Map Network Drive
    In the Drive slot, pick "Z:"
    In the Folder slot, enter "\\\matlab".
    Ensure that Reconnect at logon is NOT checked.
    Click on Finish

2.) In the authorization window that pops up, enter your Netid and password and click on OK.

3.) In the succeeding window, open InstallR2015a.txt with notepad and follow the directions therein.