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1.1 What sort of computer?

If you find you’re struggling with what sort of computer you need or require assistance getting it set up for OU study then help is at hand. The OU has a dedicated team of experts on the Computing and Distribution Helpdesk – you heard from them as one of places you can go for support in Session 2.

Opening hours and contact information for the Computing Helpdesk can be found in the Help Centre [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

However, before you contact them you may find the answer by searching in the Help Centre or in the Computing Guide.

That’s the basic equipment but what about computer skills?