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Software Requirements - University owned computers

Software requirements for all campus owned workstations, laptops or tablets.

University-owned computers running a Level 1 or Level 2 operating system must be properly configured to be connected to the campus network. This also requires that a minimal set of software is installed on the workstation.

Windows 10 Professional/Enterprise

  • Windows 10 Service Pack (Minimum: Service Pack 1, Recommended: Service Pack 1)
  • Run Windows Update and install all critical updates. (Automatic Updates must be set to ON)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection (Minimum: 12.1, Recommended: 12.1)
  • Microsoft SCCM Configuration Manager
  • Microsoft File and Print Sharing must be removed.
  • IPV6 must be disabled for all network adapters.

Windows 7 Professional/Enterprise

  • Windows 7 Service Pack (Minimum: Service Pack 1, Recommended: Service Pack 1)
  • Run Windows Update and install all critical updates. (Automatic Updates must be set to ON)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection (Minimum: 12.1, Recommended: 12.1)
  • Microsoft SCCM Configuration Manager
  • Microsoft File and Print Sharing must be removed.
  • IPV6 must be disabled for all network adapters.

Windows XP Professional ** No Longer Supported by Microsoft** see here.

ITS still provides limited support as needed.  Some existing instrumentation/hardware requires Windows XP.  These workstations will be supported.  If you have a workstation that still has Windows XP which doesn't have these requirements, please notify the Help Desk immediately.

Mac OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8

  • Run Software Update and install all critical updates. (Check for updates automatically must be Enabled)
  • All File Sharing services must be set to OFF.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection for Macintosh (Minimum: 11.0.6000, Recommended: 12.1)

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

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Keywords:Campus Workstations Software Minimum   Doc ID:30118
Owner:Nathan M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-05-12 11:43 CSTUpdated:2016-11-14 11:05 CST
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