Virus and Spyware Protection SoftwareMicrosoft Security Essentials is free and students can receive support installing the software by visiting the Technology Service Center in Science Center 129

Windows PC
Operating System MINIMUM-Windows Requirement
Windows 10 Home
*Do not purchase Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Mobile or Windows 10s*
RECOMMENDED Windows 10 Professional
Screen STRONGLY RECOMMENDED Touch-screen capability
Productivity Tools Microsoft Office can be downloaded for FREE
Processor Type MINIMUM Intel Celeron Processor
RECOMMENDED Intel i3, i5 or i7 Processor
Memory MINIMUM 8 GB RAM
RECOMMENDED 8 GB RAM
Hard Drive MINIMUM 256 GB *Do not purchase a 128 GB HD*
RECOMMENDED 256 GB or larger
Warranty RECOMMENDED 4 year parts and labor (on-site strongly recommended)
Administrative Privileges Students must be administrators on the laptop used for class.
Insurance Comprehensive accidental damage (breakage, liquid spill, hazard) (strongly recommended)