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RUOnline Technical Recommendations

Internet Access

Required 24/7
Ownership  of a personal computer/laptop Required
Operating System  Windows XP or higher
Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

 Processor

1 GHz or higher

 Memory

256 MB of RAM

 Hard Drive Space

500 MB free disk space

 Browser

Mac OS X: Safari, Firefox (current version)
Windows: Internet Explorer, Firefox (current version)

Cookies, Java, and JavaScript must be enabled. Pop-up blockers should be configured to permit new windows from Blackboard and other RU Online web sites.

 Plug-ins

Adobe Reader
Flash Player  
                      

Additional Software

Microsoft Office recommended
iTunes/Quicktime
Office File Converters and Viewers

Internet Connection

Broadband (cable or DSL) connection preferred, but not required.

Printer

Access to graphics-capable printer

DVD-ROM

Required

Sound Card, Microphone, and Speakers

Required

Monitor

Monitor (Capable of at least 1024 x 768 resolution)

Printer

Access to graphics-capable printer (Optional)