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Do I have appropriate software for running my online RVCC course?

Web Browser

  1. What do I have?
    • If you have Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer, look in the line above.
      Your version of Internet Explorer is the number immediately after
      "Your browser version is 4.0 (compatible; MSIE"
    • If you have Windows and Mozilla Firefox, you'll see:
      Your current Web browser is Netscape
      Your browser version is 5.0 (Windows; en-US)
    • For more details:
      1. Open your Web browser.
      2. From the menu or icon bar, select Help.
      3. Select the menu item About (your browser's name).
  2. What do I need?
    A Web browser approved to work with "Blackboard CE 8"
    • If you already have one, please skip to step 3.
      If not, download and install a compatible browser.
  3. Tune-up your browser!

For help, please contact RVCC online course support, or 908-526-1200, ext. 8306.



Plug-Ins

Your course may need to use some of these free add-ons.  Please check your course's "Preview page" from the appropriate term.

Adobe

Math Equations - for viewing in these courses:

 

Video:

Quicktime Player (Apple)www.apple.com/quicktime/download/index.html

RealPlayer (Real.com/RealNetworks) www.real.com


Microsoft Office:

  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
    Open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations in the file formats new to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 from Office 2003.

  • 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS
    ...allows you to export and save to the PDF and XPS formats in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send as e-mail attachment in the PDF and XPS formats in a subset of these programs.

    • Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista; Windows XP Service Pack 2
       
  • Snapshot Viewer for Microsoft Access
    View a report snapshot without having the standard or run-time versions of Microsoft Access 97 through Access 2007

    • File size 1.8 MB
    • Supported Operating Systems:
      Windows 2000; Windows 95; Windows 98; Windows ME; Windows NT; Windows XP
  • Excel viewers
    Open, view, and print Excel workbooks, even if you don't have Excel installed.

    • Excel Viewer 2003
      • File size 9.9 MB
      • Supported Operating Systems:
        Windows 2000 Service Pack 4; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP
    • Excel Viewer
      • File size 74.1 MB
      • Supported Operating Systems:
        Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista; Windows XP
         
  • PowerPoint
    For users who don't have Microsoft PowerPoint®.

    • for PC - PowerPoint Viewer 2007 (25.8 Mb)
      • Supported Operating Systems:
        Windows 2000 Service Pack 4; Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista; Windows XP 
      • Download from Microsoft
    • for PC - PowerPoint Viewer 2003 (1.9 Mb)
      • Supported Operating Systems:
        Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP 
      • Download from Microsoft
    • for MacIntosh - PowerPoint 98 Viewer (6.4 Mb)
      To run slide shows on Mac's that don't have PowerPoint® installed.
  • Word Viewer
    View, print, and copy Word documents, even if you don't have Word installed.

    • Word Viewer
      • File size 24.5 MB
      • Supported Operating Systems:
        Windows 2000 Service Pack 4; Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1; Windows XP Service Pack 2; Windows Vista
    • Word Viewer 2003
      • File size 11.7 MB
      • Supported Operating Systems:
        Windows 2000 Service Pack 4; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP

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