Policies, Procedures, & Support

Blackboard Browser Requirements Check

Important: At a minimum, Blackboard requires JavaScript and Cookies to be enabled in your browser.

For more information regarding Blackboard browser requirements, please refer to the Browser Settings Guide.

If you pass all checks listed below, you should be able to use the main features of Blackboard

Browser
Check

Warning

Browser:
Version:
Platform:

For a list of supported Browsers, please refer to the Technical Requirements page.

JavaScript
Check

Fail

If this check fails, refer to the Technical Requirements for instructions on enabling Javascript for your browser.

Cookies
Check

Fail

If this check fails, refer to the Technical Requirements for instructions on enabling Cookies for your browser.

Popup
Window
Check

Fail

If this check fails, refer to the Technical Requirements for instructions on disabling Popup Windows for your browser.

Port 80
Check

Fail

This check works by trying to download an image through the specified port.  Port 80 is the standard web (http) port.

 

Java
Check
No Java Support. If you see nothing to the left (or just a gray box) then Java functionality is not available.

The version of Java that Blackboard currently supports is 1.6.0_x (PC) or 1.5.0_x (Mac).  Older versions may work, but if you're experiencing problems with Blackboard, you should update your Java Plug-in.

 

Plugin Checks

Plugin

Installed

Version

Adobe Flash

Adobe Shockwave

Adobe Reader

Apple QuickTime

RealPlayer

Windows Media Player

Courtesy: Mr. Shannon Meisenheimer
University of Central Missouri
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