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Browser Check

Current Blackboard Version: Bb 9.1 SP 11 (9.1.110082.0)

Important: At a minimum, Blackboard requires JavaScript and Cookies to be enabled in your browser.  For more information regarding Blackboard browser requirements, please refer to the Browser Settings Guide . If you pass all checks listed below, you should be able to use the main features of Blackboard.

Note: If you feel you are using a supported browser, please consult the Browser Compatibility Matrix for browser recommendations.

Browser Check

Warning
Browser:
Version:
Platform:

If you get a warning or a fail when you check your browser, please refer to the Browser Compatibility Matrix for a list of supported Browsers.

JavaScript
Check
Fail If this check fails, refer to the Browser Settings Guide for instructions on enabling Javascript for your browser.

Cookies
Check
Fail If this check fails, refer to the Browser Settings Guide for instructions on enabling Cookies for your browser.

Popup
Window
Check
Fail If this check fails, refer to the Browser Settings Guide for instructions on enabling Popup Windows for your browser.

Port 80
Check
Fail This check works by trying to download an image through the specified port.  Port 80 is the standard web (http) port.

Java Check

No Java Support. If you see nothing to the left (or just a gray box) then Java functionality is not available.

The version of Java that Blackboard currently supports is 1.7.0_x (for both Mac and PC).  Older versions may work, but if you're experiencing problems with Blackboard, you should update your Java Plug-in .

Optional Plugin Check

Plugin
Installed Version
Adobe Flash
Adobe Shockwave
Adobe Reader
Apple QuickTime
RealPlayer
Windows Media Player
Microsoft Silverlight

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Note about Regularly Scheduled Maintenance:

Though we like to have our servers up 24/7, there are times when we need to take them down to perform regular maintenance. Please note that we will reserve the third Sunday morning of each month to perform these tasks. OAK may be down between the hours of 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM the THIRD Sunday of each month. If we need to be down longer (or not at all), we will provide 2-3 week notice that will be posted on the main OAK website.

Please know that there may be times that we need to take the server down immediately in emergency situations. Information about such downtime can always be found on the main OAK website.

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