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Prepare your Browser

Prepare Your Browser for Internet Explorer or Mozila_Firefox and Disable Pop-up

Internet Explorer

You will need to perform the following adjustments to optimize your browser for use with Blackboard.

1. Enable Java

You will need to have the Sun Microsystems Java Runtime Environment (JRE) software version 1.4.1 (1.4.2_07 or higher strongly recommended) software installed in your browser in order for certain areas of Blackboard to function properly. Sun JRE version 5.0 (1.5) is also supported.

To install this software:

  1. Click Java – Get It Now. The Download Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment page appears.
  2. Review and accept the License Agreement.
  3. Select the appropriate download and follow the online instructions.