Computer System Requirements
There are certain (standard) computer features and programs you will need in order to participate in
courses offered by the Institute of Health Sciences. Below you'll find a list of
these requirements along with additional tips about helpful plug-ins. Keep in
mind, each program will need "space" on your computer and, therefore, has it's
own set of system requirements. Please refer to the FAQ page or contact us with
questions you may have.
suggest Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari or IE. To download the most recent
version of these programs click:
Your browser must be set to accept "cookies". Click below for directions on
enabling cookies in most major internet browsers:
AOL users can connect through the internet and use a separate browser to access
our programs. Once you're connected, minimize AOL and open a new browser window
by clicking the appropriate program (Internet Explorer) from
your desktop or "All Programs" menu (click "Start" and "All "Programs"). Be sure
to close both the internet browser AND AOL when you are finished.
Document Readers & Audio/Video Players
Institute of Health Sciences uses other technology that you may or may not
already have installed on your computer. You will most likely come across
PDF files that can be opened through Adobe's (free) "Acrobat Reader". Click on
the links below to download free copies of the most commonly used programs.
A Note About Firewalls
Company "firewalls" often won't allow you to log in or gain access to another
secure server. If you are having problems logging onto our site or accessing our
programs check our "FAQ" &/or speak with your company system administrator to
find out what is being blocked.
and other Web tools. It adds interactive functions to HTML pages, which are
otherwise static. See below for additional information about how to test
computer. If not, you will see a message.
· From the
"Tools" menu click "Internet Options"
· From the
"Security" tab click "Internet"
· Click "Default
Level" and "OK"
Keep in mind that you may need to restart your computer before changes to
preferences take effect. Visit our FAQ page for answers to additional questions
you may have.