A properly functioning computer with a supported operating system installed (Windows XP SP3, Vista, Win 7, Win 8, or Mac OS X or later). All security updates should also already be installed.
An Ethernet card, and the software drivers that go with it.
A 15'-25' CAT-5 patch cable with RJ45 connectors.
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Are you looking at buying a new computer? Will your current computer work on the network? Find out more by checking out our "Bringing a Computer to Truman" page.
Be sure that you have installed all security updates for your computer. Windows users may visit Microsoft's Windows Update Site for more assistance.
Be sure that you are running regularly updated anti-virus software with at least a 1-year subscription for updates. Or, once you receive your Truman computer account you may download antivirus software from the ITS web site.
Consider installing anti-spyware software to help protect you while online. Examples of free versions of this type of software include the following: