Technical Requirements

To make the most of your online learning experience, there are several technical requirements you will need to fulfill. Refer to the guidelines below to help ensure your online success:
  • General Requirements
    • 56K dial-up minimum (DSL or cable Internet connection recommended)
    • 40GB hard drive or larger
    • A current antivirus application (PC)
    • Super VGA (800x600) or higher resolution video adapter and monitor, 1024x768 resolution strongly recommended
    • Sound card with speakers
    • CD ROM (CD-RW recommended for saving large files or a USB storage device)
    • Valid email address
    • Java 2 Runtime Environment (free download http://www.java.com/en/)
    • Flash Player 8 or latest version (free download at www.adobe.com)
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or latest version (free download at www.adobe.com)
    • Browser Settings:
      • Pop-up Blocking Disabled
      • JavaScript Enabled
    • Some courses will have specific software requirements, please review the syllabus for each course
    • Review your Student Handbook regarding free downloads and file-sharing practices discouraged for the performance of your computer

    Please note that Kaplan Virtual Education (KVE) has no relationship with the hardware manufacturers, software publishers, or websites listed on this page. KVE is not responsible for the availability or content of marketing or other materials on the above third party websites. The providers of the websites may discontinue their free programs at any time at their discretion.

    For course assistance, contact your Instructors.