Minimum Hardware and Software Requirements

Type Components requirements
Mac Users Operating System OS X, version 10.4 or later
  Office Suites - Microsoft Office 2004 or later; or,
- iWork '08 Suite; or,
- NeoOffice 2.2.4 or later



Operating System

Windows XP or


  Office Suites

- Microsoft 2003 or later; or,
- OpenOffice 2.4.1 or


Cross-Platform Requirements Internet Connection 56k dial-up, DSL, or Cable internet connection; Please note that performance will vary based on connection speed.*
  Browser - Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
- Firefox 2.x or higher
- Safari 2.x or higher
  Browser Plug-Ins
FREE Downloads***

  Multimedia - Sound card,
- Speaker,
- Microphone **





















* - Some courses with multimedia or other large file content may require extensive download time for users on a dial-up connection.

** - Required for some courses only.
***- Some of the software packages have premium or upgrades that are not FREE.  Be sure to review all material on the 3rd part's website.