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System Requirements for myutb blackboard online portal

The following minimum hardware and software requirements are necessary in order to access an online or hybrid course via MyUTB Blackboard Online Portal. Individual instructors may have additional requirements for specific courses. Be sure to check your course syllabus and discuss technology needs with your instructor as early in the class as possible.​

System Requirements


  Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows XP, Vista, or 7
Mac OSX 10.5, 10.6, or 10.7
Windows Vista, 7 or 8
Mac OSX 10.6 or 10.7
Processor 1 GHz processor 2 GHz or faster processor
Memory 512 MB of RAM 2 GB of RAM or higher
Monitor Resolution 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 or higher
Free Hard Disk Space 5 GB of free disk space 20 GB or higher of free space
Internet Connection Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a consistent minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps. Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a speed of 4 Mbps or higher
Internet Browser IE8, IE9, Safari 4+, Chrome or Firefox Firefox or Chrome
Java Java is required to use Blackboard. Visit the Java support page for information about troubleshooting Java.
Macromedia Flash Player Flash is required to play videos within the Blackboard system. You can download Flash from the Adobe website.
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Students are required to have regular, reliable access to a computer with a stable broadband Internet connection.

All UTB networked computers are configured to use Blackboard and will have most software needed to complete online coursework. If additional software is needed on a UTB computer lab, please contact the administrator of the lab for assistance.

  • Desktop ComputerSystem Requirements

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