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Operating System Support

The Help Desk will provide troubleshooting support for Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 operating systems that have been installed onto DePaul purchased computers by the Technology Depot.  The Help Desk will reinstall the appropriate operating system upon customer request, or as needed to resolve a computing issue.  We will also back up data as needed. Please note that the Help Desk does not support dual boot disk partitions for PCs.  For assistance with any operating system or hardware issues please contact the Help Desk.

Application Support

The Help Desk will provide support for applications that are included on the operating system as configured by the Technology Depot.  The Help Desk will provide installation, configuration, and limited troubleshooting support for specialized or custom applications as long as licensing requirements are met and software is approved and purchased accordingly.  For more information about the software that is installed on DePaul imaged computers please visit Software for DePaul Use.  For any assistance with any of these supported applications please contact the Help Desk.

Computer Acquisition

Information Services collaborates with Procurement Services to ensure that all hardware purchased by DePaul is compatible and will operate effectively in the university's environment.  Procurement partners with Dell for the purchase of standard desktop and laptop PCs.  All hardware acquired through Procurement Services is imaged and configured at the Technology Depot with the university's standard software package. For additional information about purchasing a new computer, please visit the Procurement Services.