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What is Supported

All items on the "What To Buy" list are also supported and maintained by the District. Additional supported and maintained technology is listed below. Please also see the Non-Supported and End Of Life Technology sections as applicable. Technology & Information Services will support ALL equipment using 'best effort'*.

End of Life Announcements

Non-Supported Technology


Desktop PCs

  • Windows98 - Gateway e3600 (beige) or Gateway laptop with 64MB RAM
  • WindowsXP - Gateway e3600 (beige), any "black and silver" Gateway or any HP with a minimum 512MB RAM
    • (Note: these specifications are for WindowsXP-SP3. SP1 requires 128MB RAM and SP2 requires 256MB RAM)
  • Windows7 - HP computer with a minimum 2GB RAM
  • Gateway e3200, e3400 and "3000" systems are no longer supported

Desktop Apple

Mac OS 9.2.2 and above.

  • OS10.5 requires 1GB RAM
  • OS10.6 and above requires an Intel processor and 1GB RAM


  • PC - Pentium 1GHz and above with 1GB RAM Apple - Xserver and above with 512MB RAM


  • HP printers/plotters
  • Epson printers
  • Lexmark (Printer/scanner/copier)
  • Ricoh (Printer/scanner/copier)
  • Tektronic (Xerox)


Internet Browser

  • Firefox 3.5 and above
  • Internet Explorer 6 and above

Server OS

  • NetWare 6.5, NetWare OES, Apple OS/X

Microsoft Office

  • Office97 - Requires Windows98, 32MB RAM, 1.5GB hard disk
  • Office98 - Requires PowerPC, OS 7.6.1, 32MB RAM & 100MB free disk space
  • Office2000 - Requires Windows98, 64MB RAM and 2GB free disk space
  • Office2001 - Requires G3, OS 8.6, 64MB RAM, 180MB free disk space
  • OfficeXP - Requires WindowsXP, 256MB RAM, 6GB hard disk
  • Office2003/2007/2010 - Requires WindowsXP-SP3, 1GB RAM, 80GB hard disk


Voice Systems Communications Standards for EXISTING Systems

*Best Effort is defined as repairing and/or replacing defective parts as available from the manufacturer and other sources. Equipment will not be upgraded (CPU, hard drive, memory, etc.) to overcome performance or capacity limitations of the hardware.