Review the following technical and web browser requirements. For more information, take the online training preparation lesson.

  • Javascript and cookies should be enabled. 
  • We do not recommend the use of dial-up.
Technical Requirements:
  • Operating System: Windows 2000/Professional (SP4), XP (SP1) or XP Home Edition
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 5.x; Netscape 4.5x
  • CPU: P350 MHz
  • Memory: 128 MB
  • Disk: 40 MB free space
  • Network: 28.8 kbps
  • Monitor: 16 bit colors (high color)
  • Operating System: Windows XP Professional (SP2)
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 6.x+, FireFox 1.0+, Netscape 7.2+
  • CPU: P500+ MHz
  • Memory: 256+ MB RAM
  • Disk: 200+ MB free
  • Network: 128+ kbps/T1
  • Sound card, headset

In most cases, your web browser defaults are set up properly. However, if you are unsure or encounter problems when preparing for an online class, verify your web browser is set up as follows:

Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.x:
  • In the Tools menu, choose Internet Options.
  • On the Security tab, ensure the Internet zone is selected.
  • Click Custom Level.
  • In the Reset to drop-down list, ensure Medium is selected.
Netscape Navigator 4.x or later:
  • In the Edit menu, choose Preferences, Advanced. Ensure the following options are selected.
  • Enable Java.
  • Enable JavaScript.
  • Accept all cookies.