Computer Configuration and Support

  • District 126 provides standard configurations for computers.  As part of it's 1-to-1 program, each student and most classified staff members are provided a Chromebook.  Teaching staff and administrative staff are equipped with a 14-inch Windows laptop and tablet PC.

    Windows PCs

    Windows laptops, desktops, and tablets will vary in their capabilities and software installed based on function and need.  Available software includes:

    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Zoom Conferencing App
    • Vivi Control app
    • Graphical Analysis for Windows, requestable by staff via the Service Desk
    • Chrome Browser and Edge Browser (based on Chromium)
    • Adobe Creative Suite is on Computer Lab PCs and is also requestable by staff via the Service Desk
    • AutoDesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor are on certain computer lab PCs and is also requestable by staff via the Service Desk

    Windows PCs connect to HIVEnet, the high-speed managed network for ZB126

    Chromebooks/Chromeboxes

    All chrome devices feature the following:

    • 802.1ac WiFi connection
    • Extensions available can be found on this list
    • USB-C and/or USB-A ports