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Lab rules and policies

  • The BA PC Lab is for the use of BA faculty, BA staff and BA students only.
  • User accounts and passwords are not transferable. Giving away user account and password to others is strictly prohibited.
  • BA courses that require computing facilities for teaching have higher priority to use the PC Lab. Users should always refer to the lab reservation schedule posted on the door to plan their work. Also, users are required to leave the lab area 10 minutes before the scheduled class begins.
  • Users should bring their own USB Memory Key / DVD-R / DVD-RW for data storage.
  • Users should not attempt to write data to the LAN server, nor to copy files from the LAN.
  • Alien software, computer games and non-course related work are prohibited.
  • No foul/rough language or gesture.
  • No drinking, eating or smoking.
  • Equipment should be handled with care. Users are liable for damages caused by negligence.
  • Software reference manuals are for in-lab reading only.
  • Help keep the lab areas clean and tidy.
  • Report any malfunction of workstations or printers to consultant on duty immediately.
  • No manual feeding to any printer is allowed, use only paper supplied by the lab.
  • Users who fail to meet the rules will have their names recorded and reported. Their accounts could be suspended for a period of time as decided by the BA PC Lab Committee.

Software list

In all labs (# = except room 409, * = in VMWare virtual machine)

Adobe Reader DC 2021.001.20155
Anaconda 3 – 2019.10 #
Anaconda Navigator 2.0.3 #
Arena 32 bit 15.10.00001.10730-16 #
doPDF 11 build 141
FileZilla FTP Client
FTS System Manager 1.5
GNU Octave 6.2.0
Google Chrome 91.0.4472.77
IPL HRIS 9.0 #
IrfanView 64 bit 4.57
jamovi 1.8.1.0
Java 8 Update 251
K-Lite Codec Pack 16.2.0
Kaspersky Antivirus
Launch FTS System Manager
LEd Beta 0.53 #
Microsoft Edge
MiKTeX 21.2
Mozilla Firefox 89.0
MS Office 2019 64 bit
MS Power BI Desktop 64 bit 2.82.5858.641 #
MS Silverlight 5.1.50918.0
MS Visual Studio Express 2013 for desktop #
MYOB Premier v10.hk English #
Palisade DecisionTools v7.6.1 #
      > @Risk 7.6.1
      > Evolver 7.6.1
      > NeuralTools 7.6.1
      > PrecisionTree 7.6.1
      > BigPicture 2016
      > StatTools 7.6.1
      > TopRank 7.6.1
Putty Telnet & SSH
Python 32 bit 3.9.5
QuickTime 7.7.9
R 4.0.5
Rapid Miner Studio 9.9.0 #
Rstudio 1.4.1106
RealPlayer 20.0.4.306
SAS 9.4
SPSS 26
Tableau #
VLC Media Player 3.0.14
Windows Media Player
WinRAR 5.7
WinSCP
Zoom (lectern only)

In specific lab(s) 
* = in VMWare virtual machine

Software Location
Altova XMLSpy 2018 R2 64bit 410 * (lectern only)
611 * (lectern only)
613 * (lectern only)
615 * (lectern only)
ARGUS Developer 7.70.002.095 615 * (60 licenses)
ARGUS Enterprise 11.8.0.335 615 * (60 licenses)
Bloomberg 409 (14 licenses)
410 (1 license)
Marketing Engineering for Excel 410 * (70 licenses)
Panopto 64bit 5.4.0.36640 410 (lectern only)
611 (lectern only)
613 (lectern only)
615 (lectern only)
Refinitiv Eikon (Thomson Reuters Eikon) 409 (10 licenses)
410 (1 license)
Stata MP v15.1 409 (50 licenses)
Texmaker 410

 

Printing

Payment method: Octopus card

Black & White
A4 single side or duplex front page: HK$ 0.3/page
A4 duplex rear page: HK$ 0.2/page

Colour
A4 single side or duplex front page: HK$ 2.0/page
A4 duplex rear page: HK$ 1.5/page

Forgot password

If you’ve forgotten your password, you can submit a password reset form. Please come to the lab office counter during office hours to submit the form in person.

* Password reset will take ONE working day.

You will need to come to the lab office counter in person after one working day to pick up your newly assigned password.

Please present your student ID card for verification when submitting the password reset form and picking up the password. No other forms of identification will be accepted.

Accounts for non-BA major / exchange students

Non-BA major or exchange students taking any BA course that requires to use the lab can apply for a lab account.

You will need to fill in the Individual / Temporary User Account Application form (can be obtained at the lab counter or downloaded here). The form must be endorsed by a BA staff, deparment or program office. Endorsement by non-BA units will not be accepted.

Please submit the form in person at the lab office counter during office hours.

* Account creation will take ONE working day.

You will need to come to the lab office counter in person after one working day to pick up your password.

Please present your student ID card for verification when submitting the account application form and picking up the password. No other forms of identification will be accepted.

Accounts for 2021 year one students

BA Lab account details have been sent to year one BA undergraduate students by email. Please check the @link email account for email subject “CUHK BA Lab account information 2021″.

For queries, Please proceed to the BA Lab counter at room 406, Cheng Yu Tung Building.

 

Using Apple TV to project your iPad or iPhone in PC Lab Room 613

1. Connect your iPad or iPhone to SSID CUHK, CUHK1x or eduroam (click here for connection guide).

2. Switch on AV equipment.

3. Select Visual Presenter as source.

4. Press on the “computer” button on the visualizer. Press on the “light bulb” button to switch off the light on the visualizer.

5. Apple TV will show on the projection screen.

6. Swipe up from the bottom edge of your iPad or iPhone to open Control Center.

7. Tap on AirPlay Mirroring then balab_cyt613 to connect.

8. The connection code will be shown on the projection screen. Enter the code to your iPad or iPhone.

9. Connection established.