Computer Systems Requirements

Computer Systems Requirements

In order to receive technical support from Blue Mountain College, you must meet our minimum system requirements.

Operating Systems

A note about Windows operating systems: Microsoft periodically ends support for its older operating systems. Our minimum computer system requirement in the chart below reflects these changes.

Web Browsers

Web browsers listed in the chart below have been tested and validated for use with our Web site. Other browsers may not work as well. We strongly recommended that you use one of the supported browsers.

Check Your Computer

Run our automated system check to see if your browser and computer meet our minimum support requirements by accessing the link on the login page of Blackboard.

System Requirements

All Users Minimum Recommended
Monitor

15" VGA
256colors
800x600 resolution

17" SVGA
True color

1024x768 resolution

Internet connection Public WiFi or Home DSL / Cable
Broadband (cable or DSL)
Email capabilities Email address Email address
Plugins Adobe Acrobat® Reader6
Flash® Player 11
Windows Media Player 9
Adobe Acrobat® Reader DC
Flash® Player 23
Windows Media Player 11
Software Microsoft Word 2007 or above Microsoft Office 365
PC USERS Minimum
Recommended
RAM 2 GB
4 GB or higher
Operating System Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft
Windows 7 or higher
Browser (only one needed) Internet Explorer 7.0
Firefox 45.4
Internet Explorer 11.0
Firefox 49.x
MACINTOSH USERS Minimum Recommended

RAM
2 GB
4 GB or higher
Operating System Mac OS 10.3 Mac OS 10.6 or higher
Browser
(only one needed)
Safari 3.x
Firefox 45.4
Safari (latest)
Firefox (latest)


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