Not all systems will be able to run Blackboard Vista. If your computer does not have the proper hardware or software, Blackboard Vista may run slowly or not at all.

Prior to using Blackboard Vista on your computer, compare your current system configuration with our system requirements below. If you need assistance finding your system configuration, click the appropriate operating system logo below.

Minimum System Requirements Minimum System Requirements
Operating System: Windows XP SP 3 (Home or Pro) Operating System: OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Processor: 1.7 GHz Processor: 1.83 GHz
RAM: 1 GB Memory: 1 GB
Browser: Firefox 3.6
Internet Explorer 7
Browser: Firefox 3.6
Safari 3.2 *
Java:1.6 Update 32Java:1.6 Update 27
Recommended System Requirements Recommended System Requirements
Operating System: Windows XP SP 3 (Home or Pro)
Windows Vista SP 2
Windows 7
Operating System: OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
Processor: 2 GHz or higher Processor: 2 GHz or higher
RAM: 2 GB or more Memory: 2 GB or higher
Browser: Firefox (latest stable release)
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
Browser: Firefox (latest stable release)
Safari 5.0
Java:1.6 Update 32Java:1.6 Update 31
* Safari 3.2 is only supported on Mac OS X 10.5. Click the Apple logo above for instructions on determining your Mac OS X version number.