Mathematica Installation Instructions


  1. Go to to download Mathematica.
  2. Log in using your PID and your PID password.
  3. Click on Mathematica 10 for Windows
  4. Check "Yes" and "Accept Agreement" to get to the download site.
  5. Click on "Download Mathematica....exe". If the download doesn't immediately begin, you may need to click on the yellow bar at the top of your browser and select "Download File".
  6. Save the file to your desktop.
  7. Double-click on the .exe file and start the installation process.
  8. Click next to accept the default installation settings as indicated.
  9. Click Install.
  10. Unselect the browser plugin unless you would like to install it as well.
  11. Once the installation is complete, click Finish
  12. Go to
  13. Click Continue without Signing in.
  14. Enter First Name, Last Name and VT Email Address and select the appropriate operating system and Click Submit to have Mathematica send you the activation key via email.
  15. Once you have the email with the activation key, run Mathematica and enter the key when prompted to do so.
  16. Click Activate and select Accept.
  17. Click OK to complete the installation process