Windows 8 & 8.1
Available To: Faculty, Staff, Students
Windows 8 is the latest major release of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Windows 8 is a completely redesigned operating system developed from the ground up to better incorporated the use of touch screen technology. Windows 8 has replaced the look of the traditional windows operating system with a new look and feel, as well as incorporating a few new applications to help support users.
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 (more info)
- 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
- 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
- Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
Data BackupsComputer Backup Information - Saving Important Data
WirelessNAU Secure Wireless (NAU)
NAU Guest Wireless (NAU-Guest)
VPNVPN setup instructions.
SecurityBitLocker using a TPM chip
BitLocker using a USB drive
Video TrainingsWindows 8 Essential Training Video (Lynda.com)
Northern Arizona University strives to support and maintain different operating systems for both Mac's and PCs alike.