There are no programs for text editing, Skype, Office etc. installed and that prevents normal use,
So if there aren't any text editors or office suites, how did they write a letter and publish the PDF?
The lack of user permissions makes them of limited use.
Lack of user permissions, as in the IT department locks down organization's computers, just like most other places? Who has a la carte access to their desktop/laptop computers in a professional environment?