Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements:

  1. A computer meeting the following technical specifications:


    • 2.0GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
    • Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
    • 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended) for Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • XGA (1024x768) or higher display
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2+

    Mac OS X

    • 1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
    • 2GBB of RAM (4GB recommended)
    • Mac OS X 10.7.4, 10.8, 10.9
    • XGA (1024x768) or higher display
    • Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
    • Adobe Flash Player 11.2+
    • VMWare Fusion 6 or later (approximately $69)


    • Ubuntu 12.04; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 12.2
    • No Add-in support for Linux. Users on Linux can attend meetings in the browser.
    • XGA (1024x768) or higher display
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Adobe Flash Player 11.2+

  2. A high-speed Internet connection via Cable, DSL, or other broadband services
  3. (Optional) A headset with built-in microphone that works on your computer. If you do not already have a headset. I recommend the Plantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia Headset (approx. $35 on Amazon and is a one-time purchase to be used in all our classes.) It will be used for live interaction with me during Q&A sessions using Adobe Connect collaboration software. I will offer this Q&A sessions periodically for active students. 

Last modified: Thursday, 31 March 2016, 8:48 PM