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COMPATIBLE COMPUTER SYSTEMS FOR RESNET INTERNET SERVICES

COMPUTER SYSTEM:

Supported Operating System:

  • Microsoft Windows (XP SP3 / Vista SP1 / W7)
  • Apple Macintosh (OS X 10.4.x / 10.5.x / 10.6.x)
SYSTEM DETAILS
  • 512MB of RAM (Operating System dependant)
  • CD-ROM
  • Network Adapter/Card (10BaseT card setup with the proper up to date manufacturer's driver)

NOTE: To use ResNet, a computer in good working order is necessary. The computer should have all operating system critical updates and an Antivirus program that has recent virus definitions.

NETWORK CABLE (REQUIRED):

Straight-through RJ45 Ethernet network cable Category 5 UTP or better

WIRED ROUTER (OPTIONAL):

To connect more then one computer device(s) to ResNet jack. For more details visit http://resnet.yorku.ca/router.html


COMPUTER STORES

Ethernet Network Adapters, Network cables and other ResNet essentials can be purchased at any computer store. Computer upgrades and rebuilds should be done by the computer vendor. If the original computer vendor is not available, other computer stores can assist. Data Integrity Computers is in the York Lanes on-campus shopping mall, and there are other computer stores near campus at the intersection of Keele St. and Steeles Ave.