Before you begin exploring your online courses, please make sure that your computer has the needed plug-ins and players to work with D2L Brightspace.
Run Complete a System Check to make sure your computer and web browser are compatible with D2L Brightspace. If there is a problem, you will see instructions on how to make your computer or browser compatible.
- Make sure that your computer has the needed browser plug-ins. Select each of the links below for the Test Files. If you do not see a document or movie in the browser window which opens, use the Free Download link to get the necessary plug-in or player.
The links below open in a new browser window:
|Test Files||Free Download Site for Browser Plug-in|
|Adobe PDF||Adobe Reader Program|
|Adobe Flash Animation||Adobe Flash Player|
|Quicktime Movie||Apple Quicktime Player|
|Real Player Movie||Real Player|
|Java Test||Java from Sun Microsystems|
|2007 PowerPoint Sample File||Microsoft PowerPoint Web Viewer|
|2007 Word Sample File|
It is also a good idea to use an Internet Web browser supported by D2L Brigthspace - click here to see a list of compatible browsers.
Note: If you are having an issue in one browser, please try a different browser as some D2L Brigthspace tools, features and functions might work better in a different browser.