Disclaimer: Please keep in mind that there are a wide range of browsers, versions, patches, firewalls, security settings, etc. This Browser Check utility makes a best efforts attempt to detect your browser settings for compatability with Blackboard 9.1. Use this check as a guide to assist you in determining where a problem might exist if you are having trouble using Blackboard. Also be aware of the fact that certain combinations of browser versions, security settings, firewalls, etc. may cause this utility to report a false detection.

If you pass all the checks listed below, you should be able to use the main features of Blackboard 9.1:


Browser Check:
Browser:Unknown
Version:0.0
For a list of supported browsers, please refer to the supported browser matrix in our Quick Tips and Tricks for PC and Mac Operating Systems.

Javascript Check: If this check fails, please refer to our Quick Tips and Tricks for PC and Mac Operating Systems for assistance on enabling JavaScript for your browser.

Cookies Check: If this check fails, please refer to our Quick Tips and Tricks for PC and Mac Operating Systems for assistance on enabling Cookies for your browser.

Popup Check: If this check fails, please refer to our Quick Tips and Tricks for PC and Mac Operating Systems for assistance on allowing Popup Windows in your browser.

Java Enabled Check: If this check fails, please refer to our Quick Tips and Tricks for PC and Mac Operating Systems for assistance on enabling Java for your browser.

Java Version Check:
If you see nothing in the brown box to the left, then there might be an issue with Java functionality in your browser.
The version of Java that Blackboard currently supports is 1.6.0_x (PC) or 1.5.0_x (Mac). Older versions may work, but if you are experiencing problems with Blackboard, you should update your Java Plug-in.

Plugin Check: Please check with your instructor to see which plugins, if any, are required to view media for the course. Keep in mind that there are many versions of browsers and plugins. This utility performs a "best efforts" analysis to detect the plugins enabled in your browser. It should be used to assist you in determining whether or not you may have a plugin issue.
PluginInstalled
Adobe FlashNo
Adobe ShockwaveNo
Adobe ReaderNo
Apple QuickTimeNo
RealPlayerNo
Windows Media PlayerNo
Microsoft SilverlightNo