Technical Specifications for Cases
In order for cases in ETIPS to work properly, users need to have the technology specifications listed below.
A PC (i.e. Windows-based operating system) running Windows 98 or higher should be sufficient. Any Macintosh running OS 9 or higher should be sufficient.
A 56K dialup should be adequate, but the data will be much more easily accessed with a broadband connection, such as a cable modem, DSL, or a T1.
To run the cases with Firefox, you can get the latest download at: http://mozilla.org/products/firefox/
To run the cases with Internet Explorer,
- PCs (i.e. Windows-based operating systems) will require Internet Explorer 6 or higher. If one needs an upgrade, go to: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.asp for a free download.
Macs (OS 9) will need Internet Explorer 5, which is the latest version. One can obtain a free upgrade at this page:
Please note that ETIPS is no longer being developed to support IE5 on the Mac. Consider using Mozilla instead.
To run the cases with Netscape, PCs or Macs will need Netscape Navigator 7 or Netscape Communicator 7 or above. If Netscape needs to be installed, it can be downloaded at http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/download.jsp
To run the cases with AOL Internet access, after you are signed into AOL, open either Netscape or Internet Explorer. The cases will not run inside AOL's browser.
Safari is the recommended browser for Mac OS X.
All computers must have the latest Flash browser plug-in installed. This can be found on Macromedia's site at: http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer/