Setting Up a Computer for UBlearns

UBlearns requires an internet connection, a supported browser with pop-up blockers disabled and plugins for PDF, multimedia and audio files.

Connect to the Internet

Using Blackboard on requires a computer that is connected to the Internet and a supported web browser.

Use a Supported Browser

It is recommended that you use an up-to-date Web browser. UB supported software recommendations are available on the UB Software Downloads site.

Blackboard technical support offers a list of certified and compatible browsers for use with Blackboard.

Have the Required Plug-ins and Players

Special plug-ins or players may be needed to view files such as PDFs, sound, video and multimedia (e.g., QuickTime, Windows Media, Flash). These plug-ins and players are available from the UB Software Downloads site.

Enable Java and Disable Pop-up Blockers

In order to use all features of UBlearns, Java must be enabled and pop-up blockers need to be disabled on your Web browser. Check your browser’s help to determine how to do this.

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