Recommended Computer Specifications for Students


The University of Toledo recommends these specs for all student laptops and desktops
Processor Intel Core i5 or i7 (Intel i5 processors are preferred)
Memory 8GB RAM or more (8GB is preferred)
Hard Drive 250 GB or more (256GB or higher SSD drives are preferred)
Wireless Card (Laptops) Wireless cards 802.11 ac  (Intel cards are preferred)                            
Operating System Windows 7 or 10 / Mac OS 10.10 or higher
Software Packages

Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Office 2013 or 2016, Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 or 2016  or Open Office                                 

Anti-virus Software McAfee, Norton, AVG, or Microsoft Windows Defender (Already installed with Windows 10)                              
Web Browsers Chrome, Firefox, Edge/Internet Explorer (PC only), or Safari (Apple only)
Anti-Spyware/Anti-Adware Malwarebytes or Super Anti-Spyware
Other Programs Adobe Reader and VLC Media Player
Warranty 3 years or more
Accessories Flash drive/Jump drive 4GB or higher, cable lock, laptop carrying bag, network cable
Last Updated: 5/10/18