Setting Up Your Laptop

Windows Minimum Configuration Requirements

Hardware

  • Intel Core Duo or Core 2 Duo or Mobile Pentium M processor; AMD Turion 64 or Mobile AMD Sempron processor 
  • 4GB memory (RAM)
  • 256GB Hard Drive
  • Wireless 802.11 a/b/g network capability

Software

An Internet connection from home is the student’s responsibility.

Apple Minimum Configuration Requirements

Hardware

Minimum recommended configuration for Lion 10.7.5 and Mountain Lion 10.8.4

  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better
  • 4GB or more recommended
  • 256GB hard drive or larger
  • You'll need an Internet connection to purchase and download OS X Lion and Mountain Lion if it is not installed on your computer. Lion and Mountain Lion operating systems can only be purchased from the Mac App Store. Snow Leopard is the minimum requirement for running the Mac App Store application.

Software

  • Lion and Mountain Lion operating systems are recommended (OS X 10.7.5, OS X 10.8.4). 
  • Install Novell iPrint Client for printing from UD's software site.
  • Install Microsoft Office 2011 and other essential software from UD's software site.
  • Install Adobe Reader and Flash Player.
  • Run System updates.
  • Snow Leopard is no longer supported.

An Internet connection from home is the student’s responsibility.

Linux

Linux is not supported.

For More Information

If you have any questions contact the Technology Support Office at 937-229-4783 or Email.