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Enabling Browser Features

The instructions here relate to Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Service Pack 3. Internet Explorer 7 on other Windows Operating Systems should behave similarly. Internet Explorer 6 also has similar options but accessed from the Tools drop down menu by selecting Internet Options.

For help with other browsers or operating systems please contact your administrator who can contact Course Source support. The browser and operating system combinations supported will depend on your site's initial requirements and on the courses selected.

Flash

Flash Player is required for most courses and is available for free direct from Adobe. To get flash go to https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ . You should be able to download and install the Flash player yourself but if your IT administrator has imposed strict controls on software installation then you may need to contact them and ask them to install Flash.

Get Flash

JavaScript

JavaScript is required for tracking all courses. JavaScript should be enabled by default but in the event that it is disabled you can follow these instructions or contact your IT administrator.

From the Tools item on the Toolbar, or from the Tools menu, select Internet Options

Internet Options

Select the security tab and then select the "Custom level.." button at the bottom. By default course-source.net servers will be in the Internet zone. If you have a custom security setup please contact your IT administrator.

Security Tab

In the security settings scripting section make sure "Active Scripting" shows as enabled

Active Scripting Enabled

Cookies

Cookies are essential for maintaining your login to the system. To make sure you are able to accept cookies from course-source.net servers open the Internet Options window and select the Privacy Tab

From the Tools item on the Toolbar, or from the Tools menu, select Internet Options

Internet Options

Select the Privacy Tab

Privacy Tab

Click on the "Sites" button and in the "Address of website:" box type "course-source.net" (do not add www) and click the "Allow" button to allow cookies from all course-source.net servers.

Privacy Tab

Courses run in pop-up windows and also use pop-up windows to communicate with the course source system. Pop-up windows need to be enabled for all course-source.net servers. To do this open the Privacy tab of the Internet Options window.

From the Tools item on the Toolbar, or from the Tools menu, select Internet Options

Internet Options

Select the Privacy Tab and click on the "Settings" button in the "Pop-up blocker" section

Privacy Tab

In the "Address of websites to allow:" box type "*.course-source.net" (use * not www) and click on the "Add" button to allow pop-ups for all course-source.net servers.

Allow pop-ups