Our Hearts connecting us to the Universe

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SCIO Specifications

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM COMPUTER SPECIFICATIONS OPERATING SYSTEM


Win7, Win8 – 32 and 64 bit systems. With the latest Windows service packs for that O/S.

Note that the Mac O/S with the use of Parallels is NOT supported.


CPU

Intel Core 2 Duo (i5) 1.8GHz CPU ~ the Quad Core i7 processor is preferable.


MEMORY (RAM)

4GB for Windows 7 and Windows 8.


HARD DRIVE (STORAGE)

60GB 5400RPM hard drive ~ we suggest always allowing a minimum of 30% free space on your Hard Drive.

DO NOT use a Raid Hard Drive.You may need to specifically ask an expert to make sure the computer is not set up with a RAID Hard Drive.


GRAPHICS / VIDEO CARD

512MB Dedicated or Discrete Graphics AMD Radeon or Intel.

On board or integrated graphics are not recommended.


SCREEN RESOLUTION

1600 x 900 required to see all areas of the SCIO, Indigo and Eductor software programs.

Recommended 1680 x 1050 or higher.


INTERNET ACCESS

Internet access is required for the current and future versions of SCIO, Indigo and Eductor software because the software is now updated via and internet update tool. Technical support is now mostly done through remote internet connections to your computer. Most computers now come with 2 or 3 means of connecting to the internet (LAN, WLAN and RJ11), however you still need the internet access to connect them. Most people are using a DSL connection through a telephone company or a Cable Network through the local cable television company. There are many other options through cellular phone companies and satellite TV etc. Note: Dial-Up or Satellite internet access is not recommended.


VIRUS PROTECTION

Windows Defender provides Spyware and Anti-Virus protection. This is automatically available on all Win 8 / 8.1 O/S and just needs to be searched and engaged on the computer.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware https://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/ is an Industry-leading scanner that detects and removes malware like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, spyware, and more. All you have to do is launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free and run a scan.