toll
free
(877) 687-7200
Forgot password?
Username: Password:

System Requirements

To access the e-Tutor system, the following minimum system configurations are recommended.

For PC and compatibles:

Pentium 120MHz (or faster)

32MB of RAM (48MB+ preferred)

Running Windows 95, 98, NT, or 2000 Operating System

640x480 screen resolution (800x600 or larger preferred)

256 colors (65536 preferred)

Internet connection via modem (at least 33.6K), ISDN, Cable/DSL, or T1

Microsoft® Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher

For Macintosh computers:

PowerMac or iMac series

32MB of RAM (64MB+ preferred)

Mac OS 7.5 (Max OS 8.5, 8.6, or 9.0 is recommended)

832 x 624 OR 800 x 600 screen resolution

256 colors (65536+ preferred)

Internet connection via modem (at least 33.6K), ISDN, Cable/DSL, or T1

Netscape Communicator 4.0 or higher, Microsoft® Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher, AOL browser 4.0 or higher.

Finding Your Computer's System Information

Q: How do I find system information on my PC?

A: Generally, you can do the following to obtain results:

  • Processor - When you first boot up the computer, you are given an overall system check with the processor information displayed on screen.
  • Memory - Same as Processor - You may also check how much memory is in the system by using the window’s control panel and clicking on the icon marked "System." Choose the menu tab "General" to display the information.
  • Operating System - This can be found by using the window’s control panel and clicking on the icon marked "System." Choose the menu tab "General" to display the information.
  • Browser - You may view your browser information by starting the browser, going to the Help drop down menu and choosing the last menu choice.
  • Screen Resolution - This can be found by using the window’s control panel and clicking on the icon marked "Display." Choose the menu tab "Settings" to display the information.
  • Colors on Screen - Same as Screen Resolution.
  • Hard Drive Space - If you double click on the icon, "My Computer" and then right click once on the hard drive icon (usually C:) and choose the menu item, "Properties," you can view a graphical representation of how much available hard drive space is left.

Q: How do I find system information on my Mac?

A: Generally, you can do the following to obtain results:

  • Processor - The processor and series of the Mac are usually found printed on the Mac desktop/tower.
  • Memory - Select "About This Computer" from the Apple menu when you're in the Finder. You'll get a description of how much memory you have and how it's being used. The section "Built-in Memory" is the RAM you have in your computer; the section "Virtual Memory" is the standard RAM plus whatever amount of virtual memory is turned on.
  • Operating System - If no applications are running (or you are at the finder), select "About this Computer" from the Apple Menu. A window will show you what operating system version is running.
  • Browser - You may view your browser information by starting the browser, going to the Help drop down menu, and choosing the last menu choice.
  • Screen Resolution - Click on the "Apple menu" and select "Control Panels." Open "Monitors & Sound" and select the "Monitor" icon, if it isn't already selected, to display the information. View the screen resolution.
  • Colors on Screen - Same as Screen Resolution
  • Hard Drive Space - Highlight the Hard Disk icon on the desktop and go to the File menu (in the Apple menu bar) and select "Get Info". You should see how much space is in use and how much is available in the "Get Info" window.