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Overview

This is the support and training page for Apple Macintosh users of the Pepperdine University community.

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Hardware Recommendations for Apple Laptops


Type

Macbook or Mackbook Pro

Operating System

Mac OS 10.5 or better

Processor

Intel Core 2 Duo

RAM

2GB (4 recommended)

Hard Drive

120 GB Hard Drive or larger

Disc Drive

8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)

Battery

55-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery

Display OUT

Apple Mini-DVI Adapter

Wireless

Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking2 (based on IEEE 802.11n draft specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible

Ethernet

Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Bluetooth

Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)

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Software Recommendations for Apple Laptops


  • Virus Barrier (sold at Pepperdine)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac (sold at Pepperdine)
  • iWorks 09 (if Microsoft 2008 for Mac is not available)
  • Carbon Copy Cloner
  • VLC Media Player
  • Tech Tools Pro
  • Adobe CS3 or CS4

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Undergraduate & Graduate program recommendations


Pepperdine School

Macbook

Macbook Pro

Business Admin (Seaver)



Seaver College



GSBM



GSEP



SPP



SOL





NOTE

Although there are ways to install Windows XP, Vista, or even 7 on an Apple laptop, some specific software may not work correctly. It is your responsibility to do your research before you buy an Apple laptop if you are attending any school here at Pepperdine.

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Mac Help


If you believe anything should be added to this wiki or are looking for additional help, then please contact Anthony Cortez and send an email detailing your issue.



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