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System requirements

Suggested minimal technical requirements - Learning Place applications

The system requirements (PDF, 412 KB) can also be downloaded in PDF version.

Please use the hardware and software recommended below so your experience in the Learning Place is trouble free.
Browser recommendations
  • Use Internet Explorer IE8 and IE11 or Safari 4+ browsers.
    Do not use IE9 and IE10 on the Learning Place.
Browser settings
  • Enable Java 8.66

    Important NOTE:
    Recommended version to use is Java 8.66 (as at January 2016).
    If at any time a Java message appears requesting you install a later version of Java, select 'Later' as this may cause problems with iConnect.

  • Javascript supported
  • Cookies enabled
  • Pop-up blockers disabled
Browser Applets
  • Latest Adobe Flash Player
  • Microsoft SilverLight (for MediaSite video streaming)
Windows ® (PC) Macintosh
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) Intel or AMD Processor
  • Minimum memory: 512 MB RAM with at least 100MB free (1024MB recommended on Windows 7 OS)
  • Broadband connection recommended
  • Operating System
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8.1
  • Intel or PowerPC G5, or Power PC G4 (867 MHz) processor
  • Minimum memory: 1024 MB RAM with at least 100MB free
  • Broadband connection recommended
  • Operating System
    • Mac OS 10.6
    • Mac OS 10.7
    • Mac OS 10.8
    • Mac OS 10.9
Firewalls, antivirus, antispam and anti-malware programs may affect connectivity to Education Queensland applications and systems.
Last updated:
4 October 2016