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System Requirements

System Requirements

 

Operating Systems and Browsers

MySocialWorkLab and MySocialWorkLab CourseCompass

Operating Systems

Browsers

PC

Windows XP
Windows Vista

Internet Explorer 7.0
Internet Explorer 8.0
Firefox 3.x

Macintosh

Mac OS 10.5.x
Mas OS 10.4.x

Safari 3.x
Safari 4.x (10.5.x only)
Firefox 3.x

 

MySocialWorkLab Pegasus

Operating Systems

Browsers

PC

Windows XP (SP3)
Windows Vista (SP1)
Windows 7

Internet Explorer 7.0
Internet Explorer 8.0

Macintosh

Mac OS 10.6

Safari 5.0

To check your operating system, turn on your computer and look for information on your operating system as the computer boots up. You can also find this information in your computer settings. For example, if you have a PC you can look at “View System Information” in “My Computer,” which is accessible from the Start menu.

If you are unsure of the browser version you are using, launch the browser and select Help from the menu bar. Next, select "About Browser" (the browser name and the exact wording of the selection will vary) and a window will open with your browser name and version.

Cookies and JavaScript options

MySocialWorkLab may use both cookies and JavaScript technology. (Cookies provide a way for the Web site to identify users and keep track of their preferences.) Both of these features must be turned on in your browser and are usually enabled by default. See your browser Help for instructions on how to view or change these browser options.

Popup windows

Some features of this website display in a popup browser window. If you are using a browser that offers popup control or are running an add-on program to control popups, you may need to take steps to use such features. The steps to take depend on the browser or add-on program you are using.

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Plug-ins

You will need the following applications to use MySocialWorkLab. You can download these applications using the MySocialWorkLab installation wizard.

Application Name

Version

 

PC

Mac

Adobe Flash Player

8

8.0

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

2003

2004

Adobe Reader

7.0.5

7.0.5

 

Depending on the content at your site, you may also need to download one or more free plug-ins (such as Adobe® Reader® , Macromedia® Flash™ , or Macromedia Shockwave® ) You can use the Browser Tune-up to check whether a plug-in is installed. If it not, or you need to upgrade your version, you can follow links to download it.

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Browser Tune-up

The Browser Tune-up utility will tell you whether or not media players and plug-in programs are present on your computer and, when they are present, whether they are up to date.

To check and update media programs or plug-ins

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