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Recommended Minimum Configuration for Existing Computers
June 2016

PCProcessorOptiplex: 3.0 GHz Intel Core i5
Latitude: 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5
 RAM8 GB
 Operating SystemWindows 7 Enterprise for JMU-owned computers
(Windows 8 if there is a pressing academic or business need) Windows 8 Professional for student-owned computers
 Office ApplicationMicrosoft Office 2013 Professional Plus for JMU-owned computers
Microsoft Office 365 (Office 2013 applications) for student-owned computers
MacintoshProcessor2.7 GHz Intel Core i5/i7(1.6 Ghz for Dual Core i5/i7 MacBook Air)
 RAM8 GB
 Operating SystemOS X 10.10 Yosemite
 Office ApplicationMicrosoft Office 2013 for JMU-owned computrs
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus(Office 2013 applications for student-owned computers)




Recommended Minimum Configuration for New Computers
June 2016

PC (Dell Optiplex/Latitude)ProcessorOptiPlex: 2.4 GHz Intel Quad Core i5
Latitude: 2.4 GHz Intel Quad Core i5
 RAM8 GB
 Operating SystemWindows 10 Enterprise for JMU-owned computers (Windows 7 if there is pressing academic or business need)
Windows 10 Professional for student-owned computers
 Office ApplicationMicrosoft Office 2016 Professional Plus for JMU-owned computers
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus(Office 2016 applications) for student-owned computers
MacintoshProcessor3.1 GHz Intel Core i5/i7 (1.6 GHz for Dual Core i5/i7 MacBook Air)
 RAM8 GB
 Operating System10.11 (El Capitan)
 Office ApplicationMicrosoft Office 2016 for JMU-owned computers
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016 applications) for student-owned computers