Be in the Know about the Requirements
Whether you are a tech guru or a bit of a novice, the following information will help you understand some of IT Service’ requirements in regard to equipment and printers.
For personally owned equipment, the only hardware requirement is that you have a wireless card to connect to the wireless network or a network card to connect to the wired network in Student Housing. Your operating system must be equal to or newer than Windows 7 or Mac OS 10.6. Other hardware and operating-system requirements are based on your needs and will depend on the software you run and tasks you need to perform.
University-owned equipment must meet specific standards in order to operate effectively on Purdue Fort Wayne’s network and in order to be supported by IT Services. These are the minimum requirements that will need to be
If you are planning to purchase a new computer and have questions about specific requirements, please contact the Help Desk to open a work order.
Departments provide printing capabilities to their employees, either via local printers or shared office printers. Printers, paper, toner,
- Installation of new printers
- Printer moves for office relocations, painting, and furniture installs
- Secure disposal of printers
- Verification that a printer problem requires outside service
IT Services does not provide repair services for printers. These are handled by an outside vendor.