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System Requirements

These are only recommendations. Obviously, the newer your computer, the better it will perform with the Blackboard system.

IBM-Compatible PC:
  • Microsoft Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, NT, or XP
  • 133 MHz Pentium or faster processor
Apple Macintosh:
  • Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X
  • Quadra Level, Power PC, G3 or faster processor
Both Sytems:
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • 1 GB free hard disk space
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or newer --OR-- Netscape Navigator 4.78 or newer
  • JavaScript and Cookies must be enabled
  • Sound Card & Speakers
  • 56.6 Kbp/s or fater modem --OR-- Cable/DSL modem
Recommendations:
  • 17-inch monitor (optimal size)
  • Desktops should be set at 1024 x 768 pixels for maximum viewing
  • Microsoft Word
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
Note: The minimum requirements may be lower than these. However, if your online classes use audio and video lectures, they will probably require more computing resources.