System Requirements

Browser Compatibility

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 7.0 or higher download:
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or higher download:
Safari 2.0.4 or higher download:
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or higher download:
Screen Readers
Jaws download:
NVDA (freeware) download:

Although an attempt is made to provide compatibility with these browsers throughout the web site, some pages may not be fully compatible and may require the use of Microsoft Internet Explorer for full functionality. For your convenience, we've provided links to browser downloads in the preceding list.

Secure portions of the BYU-Idaho Web site require the use of browsers that support SSL version 3.0 or TLS 1.0.  If you encounter difficulty connecting to secure areas of the site with addresses beginning with "https", you may need to download a browser from the above list, or please feel free to contact our Computer Help Desk at (208) 496-9000 for assistance.

Screen Resolution

The web site is best viewed with a screen resolution of 800x600 or higher.

Hardware Requirements

  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • 2.0 GHZ Processor
  • 15" WXGA Monitor
  • 160GB Hard Drive
  • 2GB Memory
  • DVD-RW Drive
  • Vista/XP Pro

Technical Setup

Most of the content for this course is found in files that can be read within your standard web browser. There are a few audio clips, video clips, flash, and PDF files. Test your system by clicking on the following links: (Please be patient with the loading time. If links do not work the first time close the window and try again. Your computer may just load the information the first time and then play the second time).

Audio President Kim B. Clark speaking about the Spirit of Ricks.

PDF President's Welcome Message from the catalog.

Streaming Server The dedication of the BYU-Idaho Center.

You will need to make sure you have the most up-to-date version of Microsoft Silverlight. Click the link to for an automatic check to see what version you are running and download and install the new version if needed. If the new version is needed you will need to restart your browser once it has installed.

If the audio or video files do not play in your web browser try downloading and playing them from these links:
.mov, .wmv and audio.
If any of the files continue to not load correctly on your computer, contact the student help desk for assistance.

Technical Difficulties Help
Help Desk:
(208) 496-1411 OR (866) 237-5195 (toll free)