The central location for downloading Microsoft Software for primary and secondary Schools in the Republic of Croatia is available on the website Microsoft Download Centre. This service enables schools to download files (ISO image), applications and operating systems they are eligible to under the Microsoft School Enrolment Agreement signed between Microsoft Croatia and the Ministry of Science and Education.
In terms of Windows operating system, the license rights resulting from Microsoft School Enrolment agreement include only upgrade to the existing qualified operating system. For example, if school is purchasing new computer, in time of purchase it needs to include basic operating system (Windows 10 Pro Edu, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro…), only then school can download from CARNET website Windows OS upgrade and upgrade base preinstalled license to higher version. Downloaded Windows upgrade OS from CARNET website cannot be installed on computer with no preinstalled operating system, DOS or Linux.
Microsoft Office and Windows Server OS are not subject to above restriction and may be installed on a hardware with no OS.
Following are available for download:
- client operating systems (Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10)
- office and other applications (MS Office 2007/2010/2013/2016, Office for Mac 2008/2011/2016)
- server operating systems (MS Windows Server 2008/2008R2/2012/2012R2/2016)
- server applications (System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection, System Centre 2012 Virtual Machine Manager).
How to Become a User
Only the elected school resource administrators have the right to log in the portal and download the files.