Computing & Communications Center

Supported Operating Systems

The following operating systems are supported by the IT Department:


  • Windows XP Service Pack 3, all x86 versions

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2, all x86 versions

  • Windows 7, all versions x86/x64


  • OS X 10.4 "Tiger"

  • OS X 10.5 "Leopard"

  • OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"

  • OS X 10.7 "Lion" Is not supported at this time.

    There are several incompatibilities with WPI software that need to be addressed by the vendors. After those issues have been patched; 10.7 will be reevaluated for support.

    Limited Support


    Because of the many different distributions availible, Linux is not supported by the CCC at this time. We provide some directions on a as-is basis for certain procedures such as access to the wireless network and VPN. You can find find these links on the right side of this page.

Related Links:

Order Software

Minimum Computer Requirements

Virus Protection

Windows 7 System Requirements

Windows 7 Supported Software

Computer Maintenance - Windows

Data Storage Options - Protect Your Files!

Acceptable Use Policy

OS X 10.6 General Requirements

Keep OS X up to Date

VPN Directions for Linux

Wireless Directions for Linux

Linux Cluster Resources
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Last modified: Feb 14, 2012, 18:13 EST
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