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Personal Requirements

  • A reliable internet connection.
  • A computer that runs reliably in the current web environment ideally purchased within the previous 5 years.
  • Visit the D2L browser support page for platform requirements.

Desire2Learn Technology Requirements

  • Have a valid e-mail account.
  • Have Internet access.
  • Have a word processor.
Minimum Computer Requirements
Computer TechnologyRequiredRecommended
Operating System Windows 10, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8 Mac OS X Windows 10 Mac OS X
Video Minimum resolution of 1024 x 768 Resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater
Internet speed 1.5 mbps (Students), 10 mbps (Instructors) cable modem or DSL
Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) JRE v1.6.x
(Required to run LiveRoom 4.3 and Equation Editor.)
JRE 1.6 update 31
JavaScript Enabled Enabled
Cookies Enabled Enabled
Browser Support
BrowserSupported Browser Version(s)Maintenance Browser Version(s)
Microsoft Edge Latest n/a
Microsoft Internet Explore No Longer Supported 11
Mozilla Firefox Latest, ESR n/a
Google Chrome Latest n/a
Apple Safari Latest n/a
Desire2Learn Tablet and Mobile Support
DeviceOperating SystemBrowserSupported Browser Version(s)
Android Android 5.0 Chrome Latest
Apple iOS Safari, Chrome Latest
Windows Windows 10 Edge, Chrome, Firefox Latest

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