This page detects your browser, settings and plug-ins. This page provides access for testing plug-ins you may need to make your course(s) function properly.
If you see a fail or warning, icon review the official list of supported browsers and consider upgrading: http://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard-Learn/9.1/SP08/EN-US/NAHE/Instructor/Content/_about/about_browsers.htm
While using Blackboard 9.1, if you are unable to view discussion postings, quiz windows, and download links, then you may need to disable pop-up blocking for your web browser.
Test your browser for the Java plug-in at the Java website. (will open in a new window)
Java is free software by the SunMicroSystems Corporation that is used to display some multimedia in a browser.Blackboard 9 also makes use of Java content for many of its elements. Blackboard Learn requires the latest version of Sun JRE 6. The JRE can be downloaded from http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp. JRE 7 is not supported.
PC only: choose "Free Download"; you will probably want "Java Runtime Environment" or "Java for Windows" version 6.
DOWNLOAD http://java.com/en/ (click the "FREE" Java download)
This module allows you to see a test VoiceThread. If you can not view this presentation, please refer to VoiceThread's help documentation.
Test your browser to for the Flash Player and Version at the Adobe website. (will open in a new window)
The Adobe Flash Player is free software from the Adobe company that is used in many web pages to display animation, video and/ or audio. The most current version of the Flash player is the best choice. If you view web pages with video, games or animation you likely already have the Flash player installed. Many Blackboard courses include materials that use the Flash player. Follow the instructions on the Adobe Flash Player download page to download or upgrade your Flash Player.
The Adobe Reader is free software from the Adobe company that is used in many web pages to display pdf (portable document format) files. It is best to use the most current version of the Adobe Reader.