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FAQ: Are there any browser settings that I should know about?

Question

Are there any browser settings that I should know about?

Answer

Cookies must be enabled to use Blackboard. Blackboard uses "session" cookies in order to login to the system. However, these cookies are not permanent -- once you close your browser after finishing a session in Blackboard, the cookie will go away.
To enable cookies in your Internet Explorer browser:
1. Click on Tools, then Internet Options.
2. Select the Privacy Tab.
3. Your security level should be "medium or less" to allow cookies. Click on slide bar and make necessary change, Click OK button.
 
To enable cookies in your Safari browser:
1. Click on Safari, then Preferences.
2. Select Security.
3. Make sure that "Only from Sites that I visit" is selected under Accept Cookies.
 
To enable cookies in your Firefox browser:
1. Click on Tools, then Options.
2. Select Privacy.
3. Make sure that the "Accept cookies from sites" is checked under the Cookies section.

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Created at 8/18/2011 2:16 PM by Barnett, Jessica C
Last modified at 8/18/2011 2:17 PM by Barnett, Jessica C