Roanoke College

Minimum System Requirements

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Systems purchased through the Recommended Laptop Program will be given priority support.

Systems that do not meet these minimum computer system requirements will receive no support.

  • Processor
    Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or Pentium M 1.2 GHz
  • Memory (RAM)
    512 MB or more
  • Hard Drive
    20 GB Hard Disk
  • Operating System
    Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, Windows 7, OS X or Linux
    (make sure to load the latest version or all updates)
  • Ethernet Card
    10/100/1000 mbps Ethernet Network Card with twisted pair interface (RJ45)
  • Wireless Capabilities
    128 bit encryption, Wi-fi 802.11b/g Certified
  • Additional Settings
    Windows Firewall must be turned "on"
    Updated Microsoft Security Essentials virus protection
    (Microsoft Security Essentials has been selected by IT as the Campus Standard)