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Computer Requirements

Computer Requirements

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor
    1.8 Ghz or faster
  • RAM
    4 GB RAM required, additional recommended
  • Speakers
    For audio presentations in courses
  • Internet Connection
    Most content is data intensive; LAN, DSL, Cable, or Wireless internet connection is preferable. Minimum requirement-56K model (dial-up connection). LAN, DSL, or Cable internet connection is required for quizzing or testing.
  • Web Camera
    Built-in or attached recommended
  • Headset Microphone
    Recommended
  • Backup Devices
    USB Jump Drive (memory stick) recommended

Software Requirements

  • Operating System
    Microsoft Windows 10 or higher, macOS 10.10 to 10.13
  • Browsers
    Google Chrome
  • Office Suite
    Office 365
  • Email
    Students are required to use their college issued student email account
  • Virus Protection
    Current, up-to-date anti-virus software is required
  • Adobe Reader
    Has to be enabled on your computer in order to view PDF files.
    1.) Download Adobe Reader and once the page opens,
    2.) Uncheck all items in the Optional Offers column
    3.) Click the Download Acrobat Reader button
  • VLC Multimedia Player
    Is another option to enable on your computer in order to view some files
    1.) Download VLC MultiMedia Player, once the page opens,
    2.) Download VLC button
  • Java
    Has to be enabled on your computer to view some files
    1.) Check/Download Java

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