WEB BROWSERS

Blackboard, Office365, and WebAdvisor should be accessible from most Intenet accessible laptop and desktop computers with an updated [web browser]. Mozilla Firefox remains the recommended browser regardless of your hardware platform.

Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Apple Safari (Information and Updates)
Google Chrome

ADOBE SOFTWARE

Numerous materials are posted online in PDF format and online videos are made available with Adobe Flash. Please make sure your computer has the ability to view these documents.

Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe Flash Player

MICROSOFT VIEWERS

Some materials will also be made available that were created with Microsoft Office. Our recommendation is to purchase this software. [Discount Software Resellers] Please make sure your computer has the ability to view these documents at a minimum.

Microsot Word 2010 Viewer
Microsot PowerPoint 2010 Viewer

ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE

If you do not have anti-virus/anti-spyware software on your personal computer, then the Information Systems Center recommends that you download and install one of the free anti-virus software packages listed below.

Students using Windows computers are not the only ones that get virus attacks. Students on Mac computers also need to have anti-virus protection.

Do not install more than one anti-virus/anti-spyware program on your personal computer. If you have old or expired anti-virus/anti-spyware software on your computer, then you must uninstall it before installing a new anti-virus/anti-spyware program.

Avast! Free Antivirus for Windows and Mac
AVG Anti-Virus Free
Avira AntiVir Personal Edition
Microsoft Security Essentials
Panda Free Antivirus