Technical Requirements

World Campus Technical Requirements

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Operating System Windows 2000/XP, Vista, or Windows 7; Mac OS X 10.4 or higher recommended
Processor 2 GHz or higher
Memory 1 GB of RAM
Hard Drive Space 20GB free disk space
Browser We recommend the latest Angel-supported version of Firefox or Internet Explorer. To determine if your browser fits this criteria and for advice on downloading a supported version, please refer to the following ITS knowledgebase article:
Note: Cookies, Java, and JavaScript must be enabled.
Pop-up blockers should be configured to permit new windows from Penn State websites.

Due to nonstandard handling of CSS, JavaScript and caching, older versions of Internet Explorer (such as IE 6 or earlier) do not work with our courses.
Plug-ins Adobe Reader [Download from Adobe]
Flash Player (v7.0 or later) [Download from Adobe]
Apple QuickTime [Download from Apple]
Additional Software Microsoft Office (2003 or later)
Internet Connection Broadband (cable or DSL) connection required
Printer Access to graphics-capable printer
DVD-ROM Required
Sound Card, Microphone, and Speakers Required
Monitor Monitor (Capable of at least 1024 x 768 resolution)

Not sure if your computer is set up correctly? You can use the links below to test your settings:

  1. Adobe Acrobat
  2. Cookies
  3. Frames
  4. Java [this may take a minute to load.]
  5. JavaScript