Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Minimum System Requirements

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.

BLACKBOARD ACCESS - TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Your browser may not support cookies. If you have one of the required browser versions, you can enable cookies with the following steps:

Netscape Navigator 5.01 or higher:
    1. Click 'Edit'
    2. Select 'Preferences'
    3. Then select 'Advanced'
    4. Click on the checkbox next to the words "Accept all cookies that get sent back to the originating server", then click "OK".

Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher:

    1. Click 'Tools'
    2. Select 'Internet Options'.
    3. Then select 'Advanced'.
    4. Scroll down until you see the "Cookies" entry. Click the "Always accept cookies" selection, and then click "OK."

Your browser MUST have Java enabled:

    1. Open your browser
    2. Click on TOOLS
    3. Click on INTENET OPTIONS
    4. Click on the ADVANCED tab
    5. Scroll down the list until you see the JAVA and MICROSOFT VM areas
    6. lace a checkmark in all of the boxes (4-total)

You may need to close and restart your browser for the settings to take.

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