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System Requirements

Use these guidelines to determine whether your computer is optimally configured to access SpringBoard Online.

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Hardware/Software Requirements

PC:

Note: The optional College Board scanners will work ONLY on the supported versions of Windows operating system whereas the rest of the system is supported on both Macintosh and Windows operating systems.

Minimum
  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
  • Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) processor
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 16-bit sound card
  • 256-color video card
  • Ethernet card
  • Speakers or headphones
Recommended
  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
  • Pentium 300-megahertz (MHz) processor or faster
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 16-bit sound card
  • 24-bit true color video card
  • Ethernet card
  • Speakers or headphones
Web browsers
  • This release is compatible with the following major browsers.
    • Internet Explorer 7.x, 8.x and 9.x
    • Firefox 3.6x and 4.x
    • Google Chrome 9.x and 10.x
  • Other browsers and other versions of supported browser types may provide acceptable results, but have not been tested and are not supported by the College Board.

Apple Macintosh:

Minimum
  • Apple Mac OS 10.4.x or later
  • Power Mac G4 or later, iMac 1.25+ GHz, Power Book G4 or later, iBook
  • 128 MB RAM
Recommended
  • Apple Mac OS 10.4.x or later
  • Power Mac G4 or later, iMac 1.25+ GHz, Power Book G4 or later, iBook
  • 512 MB RAM
Web browsers
  • This release is compatible with the following major browsers.
    • Firefox 3.6x and 4.x
    • Safari 5.x
  • Other browsers and other versions of supported browser types may provide acceptable results, but have not been tested and are not supported by the College Board.

Adobe Reader

This release requires Adobe Reader to view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Please click here to download the latest version.

Note: Versions 8.2 and later are supported

Cookies

  • Browser must be set to accept cookies.
  • Cookies are necessary for the SpringBoard site to be able to identify each user and then display the proper welcome message and other information to that user.

Popup Windows

  • Browser must be set to allow popup windows from SpringBoard Online.
  • SpringBoard Online uses popup windows to display certain information. If you block popup windows, SpringBoard will not operate properly.

Javascript

  • Browser must have JavaScript enabled.
  • SpringBoard Online uses JavaScript to display certain information.

Flash Player

  • This release requires Flash Player 6.0.79 or later to view online tutorials. Please click here to download the latest version.

Display/Graphics

  • Minimum required resolution: 800 pixels x 600 pixels.

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