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Preconfigured Windows 10 virtual machine that contains Windows updates, MIT configuration (site certificate), security patches, and base software.

Base software:

  • Cisco Anywhere Connect VPN
  • VMware Tools
  • CertAid for Internet Explorer
  • Sophos Anti-Virus

How to Obtain


This is a preconfigured Windows 10 virtual machine created by IS&T in January 2020 for use by MIT faculty, staff, and students only.


Download Virtual Machine  (MIT certificate required)
Note: The VM download file is very large, approximately 9 GB. Download times typically range from 20 minutes to two hours depending on the speed of your network connection to MIT. We do not recommend downloading via dialup.


Windows Base Virtual Machine: Install and First Start


About this Version 

IS&T Preconfigured Virtual Machines: Known Issues

System requirements