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13576RE: [fhctech] Re: Donated computer

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  • E Marleena Alkire
    May 31, 2013
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      No, not the Home version.  The Professional version.

       

       

       

      Marleena

       

       

       

      From: fhctech@yahoogroups.com [mailto:fhctech@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of rabbitman75
      Sent: Friday, May 31, 2013 8:02 PM
      To: fhctech@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [fhctech] Re: Donated computer

       

       

      I'm dealing with the same issue and spoke to FHC support yesterday. They said that Windows 7 HOME versions would NOT be supported.

      Jerry

      --- In fhctech@yahoogroups.com, "E Marleena Alkire" <emalkire@...> wrote:
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      > XP is on its way out. Next year it won't be supported any longer so machines
      > are being updated to Windows 7 according to our director. Some FHC are using
      > Vista last I heard but are moving over to Windows 7.
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      > Marleena
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      > From: fhctech@yahoogroups.com [mailto:fhctech@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > Russell Hltn
      > Sent: Friday, May 31, 2013 7:25 PM
      > To: fhctech@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [fhctech] Donated computer
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      > "Please contact the FamilySearch Support Office for
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      > the most current minimum standards.
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      > "Donated hardware can be accepted as charitable
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      > contributions but not as tithing-in-kind. If a donor needs
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      > a receipt, it should be provided by the stake. Receipts
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      > will be issued only for equipment that meets minimum
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      > specifications.
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      > "Offers of donated software cannot be accepted unless
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      > accompanied by valid license documentation.
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      > "If funds are donated for the purpose of purchasing
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      > a computer or printer for the family history center, the
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      > hardware should be ordered through the FamilySearch
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      > Support Office using the Family History Computer
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      > Hardware and Software Order Form.
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      > Send the completed form with a check to the
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      > FamilySearch Support Office. For current prices of
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      > computers or printers, please contact the FamilySearch
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      > Support Office.
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      > "For more information about donations, please see the
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      > Family History Center Operations Guide or contact the
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      > FamilySearch Support Office."
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      > Personally, I'd accept nothing less then Window 7. XP is a upgrade
      > liability.
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      > I don't know as Windows 8 is supported yet. I don't know as FS ever
      > supported Vista.
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      > On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 2:19 PM, barryzinn66 <barryzinn66@...> wrote:
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      > Patron want to donate computer to our FHC. All our existing computers run
      > XP. This donated machine will be new. What should the specifications be
      > for use in our FHC? Ram, storage, OS etc?
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