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Your New System. Describes the Hardware and Software on your new PC: Pentium 4, Windows XP Office XP…. Rollout Funding. Bond funded Not from general funds 2001 Bond Earmarked funds Equipment/Hardware/ Software only Can’t be transferred. Restricted. Power On/ Hibernate switch.

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your new system

Your New System

Describes the Hardware and Softwareon your new PC:

Pentium 4, Windows XP

Office XP….

rollout funding
Rollout Funding
  • Bond funded
    • Not from general funds
    • 2001 Bond
    • Earmarked funds
    • Equipment/Hardware/Software only
    • Can’t be transferred

Restricted

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slide3

Power On/ Hibernate switch

Computer: Front view – most new PCs

CD-ROM

Audio CD/ Play/Advance to next track

CD Open/Close

Zip drive (250 MB) - can also use 100 MB zip disks

  • Case: Midsize Tower (“on end”)
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4, 1.7 GHz
  • Hard disk: 20 Gigabytes
  • 512 Megabytes RAM(Internal Memory)
  • CD-ROM
  • 250 MB Zip Drive
  • 3.5” Floppy Drive
  • USB 2.0 ports
  • Front plugs for speakers, headphones

Disk eject buttons

Floppy drive (1.44 MB)

Reset(Force restart)

Power onindicator light

Hard disk uselight

Microphone in

Plug in headphones, speaker here

redeployed computers
Redeployed computers
  • High-performance recently purchased computers taken off desks not trashed
  • Upgraded to comparable specs
  • May be redeployed as shared computers
  • Zip drive may only take 100 MB disks: most take both 100MB and 250 MB

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monitor new for all systems
Monitor (new for all systems)
  • Monitor 15” LCD (Flat panel) display
  • 15” also for Laptop
  • Thin, light, easy to move

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sound
Sound
  • Sound Card included, but no internal speaker
  • Sound important for
    • Using VTC Online training/help modules
    • Multimedia from Web or elsewhere
    • Audio CDs
  • To hear sound
    • Purchase headphones, plug into front of computer
    • Speakers OK if situation allows

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new optical mouse
New Optical Mouse
  • Old mouse: Mechanical
  • Rubber roller ball on underside

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optical mouse
Optical Mouse
  • New Mouse: Optical
  • Uses light
  • Never needs cleaning

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pc laptops
PC Laptops
  • Model: Toshiba Satellite 2430
  • For full-time faculty placed on laptop list in Fall 2002
  • 200+ given out in Spring 2003
  • Deployment over until November 2003

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mac desktops laptops as of 8 03
Mac desktops/laptops (as of 8/03)
  • Desktop: Imac
    • G4, 15” Screen, 60 GB hard disk
    • DVD/CD-RW drive
    • No Floppy or Zip drive
  • Laptop: IBook
    • G3, 14.1” screen, 40 GB hard disk
    • DVD/CD-RW drive
    • No Floppy or Zip drive
  • Deployment: September 2003

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windows xp
Windows XP
  • Most stable Microsoft Operating system
  • New look
  • Easier to use
    • Creating folders
    • Copying, Moving files
    • Adding external devices

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office programs
Office Programs
  • Microsoft Office XP:
    • Word 2002: Document processing
    • Excel 2002: Spreadsheets
    • PowerPoint 2002: Presentations
    • FrontPage 2002: Web creation
    • Publisher 2002: Brochures, Other Desktop Publishing
    • Access 2002: Database

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other software
Other Software
  • Internet Explorer 6 Web browser
  • Anti-Virus
  • Telnet and FTP
    • Technical use
    • File transfer to servers for Web sites

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banner
Banner
  • Banner is available to those who need it
  • You must activate your banner connection
    • Contact the Help Desk at 239-3711 and they can take your information and have the network staff activate your Banner connection
    • Leave your name and contact information on a note with me at the break, and I’ll pass it on

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advantages of consistency
Advantages of Consistency
  • All locations
    • Same programs
    • Same versions
    • Aids mobility

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exchanging documents
Exchanging documents
  • File versions (mostly) PC and Mac compatible
    • Newer Macs can use PC-formatted disks
    • Easy file exchange
  • No version problems
    • Office XP programs open files created in older and Mac versions
  • The Exceptions: FrontPage 2002, Access
    • No equivalent Mac version of FrontPage; no Access for Mac

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buying microsoft office for home
Buying Microsoft Office for Home
  • Buy MS Office, latest versions, for home use
  • Mac and PC versions available
  • CCSF Faculty and Staff (not students)
  • Must obtain and send in order form from Web
  • Must prove employed at CCSF
      • Copy of Pay Stub or
      • Letter from Dept head
  • Great Deal! About $50 for Office XP
  • Point your browser to: http://collegebuys.org/msca/order1.asp

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adding new software
Adding new software
  • Your Tier level determines if you can install programs yourself
  • Be Careful! Follow installation instructions
  • Inform ITS of program installs
  • Check with the Technology Review Working Group before installing software that affects the network
    • E.g. chat, server-based programs, streaming media

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software compliance
Software compliance
  • When you log on to a PC, you may see a message ending with

PLEASE DO NOT COPY, INSTALL ANY ILLEGAL OR UNLICENSED SOFTWARE ON THIS COMPUTER SYSTEM!

  • Any commercial software must be legally:
    • Purchased
    • Licensed
    • Installed in accordance with its license

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congratulations
Congratulations!
  • Now that the legalities are out of the way….Enjoy your new systems!

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hardware software summary
Hardware/Software: Summary
  • New PC computers have a consistent hardware and software configuration
  • Latest Hardware: Front Diagram on Web
  • Windows XP Operating system
  • Office XP for common applications
  • Advantages include
    • Document exchange
    • Compatibility with older versions and the Mac
    • Consistency aids support

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