It's always a good idea to plan ahead and test your computer when you know a certain technology will be used in your class. Please use the links below to test your settings and change/update/download what you need.
Web Browser Check
The following list of additional requirements includes browser plug-ins, support for various technologies, and browser features which must be enabled or disabled to take advantage of all the features of Blackboard.
The following applications may be required to open content within one of your courses. Test if your computer has the application or download it to your computer (windows or mac) below.
Old Dominion University has an excellent website that checks the browser: