;Platform, $br->Name version $br->Version"; print "You appear to be using $browser

\n"; ?>

Viewers, Players, Plugins, and Browsers

 

The following is a list of popular plugins and programs that are commonly required to access online resources and browse the internet.  To see if you have already installed the recommended program, and it is working properly, click on the Test link directly to the right of the Program Logo.

Test for Pop-Up Blockers   *   Enable Cookies   *   Browser Clean-Up

Determine Operating System   *   Determine Browser Version

  

Players & Plugins:  
   Test QuickTime ~Download
   Real Player ~Download
   Test Windows Media Player ~Download
   Test
   Test Shockwave ~Download
  Test Authorware ~Download
   Test
   Test Adobe Reader ~Download
   Test PowerPoint Viewer ~Download
   Producer... Test Microsoft Producer ~View System Requirements
     
Browsers:  
  

 

Internet Explorer ~Download
  

 

Netscape Communicator ~Download
     
Recommended Programs:  
    Ad-Aware  ~Download    Free application to scan and remove data-mining, aggressive advertising, parasites, malware, browser hijackers, and tracking components.
    SpyBot Search/Destroy  ~Download   Free application to scan and remove spyware, adware, hijackers and other malicious software.
  Stinger  ~Download    Free stand-alone utility used to detect and remove specific viruses.
     
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enable Cookies

For Internet Explorer 6.x:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Select Tools then choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the Privacy tab.
  4. Enable Cookies:
    • If using a default setting, move the slider to select any of the following privacy settings:
      • Medium High
      • Medium
      • Low
      • Accept all cookies
    • If using a custom setting:
      • Click the Advanced button.
      • Select Override automatic cookie handling.
      • Select Always allow session cookies.
  5. Click OK to return to the Privacy Tab.
  6. Click Apply then OK.
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Browser Cleanup

Delete Cookies & Temporary Internet Files

For Internet Explorer 6.x:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Select Tools then choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the General tab.
  4. Click  the Delete Cookies and Delete Files buttons.
  5. Click Apply then OK.
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Determine your Operating System

  1. Click the Start Menu, go to Programs, Accessories, go to System Tools, then select System Information.
  2. A window will appear and the version of your operating system should be listed in the window.
  3. The most common operating systems for PCs are Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 2003.
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