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On-Line Computer Technical Specifications



DC3 Online requires that all students have the following programs, software and operating system on their computers prior to participating in their first online course. All DC3 Online instructors use these programs and software and may not be able to accept written work from students who are using incompatible programs.

Windows Laptop or Desktop Computer

Component

Minimum Required Specifications

Processor

Pentium M processor or newer

Memory

2 GB (4 GB recommended)

Hard Drive

80 GB or higher

Network Card

Integrated Internal Card 10/100

CD-ROM

24X CD-RW/DVD drive

Operating System

Microsoft Windows XP Professional, SP2 or newer

Office Suite

Microsoft Office 2013 Professional

Macintosh Laptop or Desktop Computer

Macs are fully supported at DC3 and work with all of our campus systems. Keep in mind however that some of your classes may require software that only comes made for Windows computers.

Component

Minimum Required Specifications

Model

MacBook Air or MacBook Pro with Intel processor. (All MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models currently sold exceed the minimum specs.)

Memory

1 GB or higher

Hard Drive

80 GB or higher

CD-ROM

CD-RW/DVD Drive

Operating System

Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard

Office Suite

Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac