Classroom Computer (Rack PC)

The Rack-PC is located in the AV rack in most G.U Classrooms; it is fully integrated with the classroom AV system. The supported environment is the Windows 10/64-bit operating system and this includes a baseline repository of software applications. The login to the Rack -PC is your Western Identity (I.E. the username and password required for your Western email account ending with “@uwo.ca”).

Classroom Computer (Rack PC)

Note: Files may be copied or saved on classroom computer during a session but will be automatically deleted when the computer is restarted or turned off.Any files that you create and would like to keep, should be saved to a personal USB drive or to the Western OneDrive account

Installed Hardware

The classroom Rack -PC comes equipped with the following features:

  • USB 3.0 Connectivity
  • Blu-ray/DVD Disk Drive
  • Keyboard (wireless where applicable)
  • Wired Mouse
  • Wireless Presentation Remote
  • Audio input for recording or web conferencing (where applicable)
  • Internet Access

Installed Software:

All classroom computers are provided by CTG with the following applications:
  • Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Microsoft Office 2016
    • Access 2016
    • Excel 2016
    • PowerPoint 2016
    • Word 2016
  • iClicker
  • Zoom
  • Solstice Wireless A/V Collaboration
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Windows Media Player
  • VLC Media Player
  • Leawo Blu-ray Player
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Java Runtime
  • Google Earth
  • Adobe Reader
  • Putty
  • MDID 2
  • WinSCP
  • Dr. Java
  • VMware Horizon View Client
  • Remote Desktop Connection

Looking to install your own software?

Please see the Installing Software on Classroom Computers information page.

Working with the Classroom Computer

General Usage and operation information is available for the Rack PC on the Working with the Classroom Computer information page.


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