Students can install CAChe on their personal computers. The instructions are below:

  1. Download the zip file using the link at the bottom of this page and save it to your desktop.
  2. Unzip this file by double clicking it.
  3. After it expands, open the folder titled cache_for_students.
  4. Open the folder titled student_cache.
  5. Open the folder titled cache_windows.
  6. Double-click the Setup program.
  7. Click the Next button. You will then be prompted to locate the license file.
  8. Click the Browse button and use the dialogue box to navigate one folder up. Click the One Level Up icon, and select the file titled PcWorksystemProLicense.
  9. Click the Next button twice and pass through two screens. At the second screen, please enter your personal information and press the Next button .
  10. Use the Next button to advance through any addition screens without changing any other options until you see the Finish button.
  11. Click the Finish button and the install will begin.

Congratulations! Now you’ve installed CAChe on a Windows computer. The CAChe applications and utilities can be found under CAChe in the Start Menu.

Important Notes:

  • There is not currently a version of CAChe that works with Windows Vista or Mac OS X. If this changes, this page will be updated
  • The primary application is called Workspace. In Goucher College labs, this is often renamed CAChe for ease of use.
  • When CAChe opens, a small application called CalcMgr will open in the background. If CalcMgr is closed CAChe will NOT function properly and will need to be relaunched.
  • To address any issues students have regarding their classwork or the best methods of using CAChe for Biology or Chemistry, they should contact their professor or instructor.
  • When downloading the software. you will be prompted for a username and password, please enter GCADMIN\username and your password.

Download:

Download CAChe - Computer-aided Chemistry Modeling Software on Windows (ZIP)