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Minimum Specification Recommendations

Below is a listing of minimum specification recommendations for Longwood student laptops. If you have questions regarding these recommendations please contact User Support Services at (434) 395-4357.
 
Processor:   Dual Core Processor (i5 equivalent or higher)
 
Memory:   4GB DDR3 RAM Minimum
 
Hard Drive:   250GB Hard Disk Drive or 64 GB Solid State Drive (With the Solid State drive, much of the space will be taken up by the Operating System so be sure to purchase external storage)
 
Operating System:   Running Windows 7 or later, OSX 10.7 Lion or later, or the latest stable release of a Linux Distribution.
 
Internet Connectivity:   Wired Ethernet Port (Wireless is not yet available in all Residence Halls)

External storage device(s):  (i.e. large flash drives or external hard drive)
 
Optical Drive:   A DVD-RW drive is recommended but not required. (will be necessary to watch DVD’s on your notebook or to install software from a disk)

**It is important that students bring all documentation and software that comes with their laptop when they come to campus.