D2L Brightspace - Check Your Computer

Before you begin exploring your online courses, please make sure that your computer has the needed plug-ins and players to work with D2L Brightspace.

  1. Run Complete a System Check to make sure your computer and web browser are compatible with D2L Brightspace.  If there is a problem, you will see instructions on how to make your computer or browser compatible.
  2. Make sure that your computer has the needed browser plug-ins.  Select each of the links below for the Test Files.  If you do not see a document or movie in the browser window which opens, use the Free Download link to get the necessary plug-in or player. 

The links below open in a new browser window:

Test Files Free Download Site for Browser Plug-in
Adobe PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader Adobe Reader Program 
Adobe Flash Animation Adobe Flash Adobe Flash Player
Quicktime Movie Apple Quicktime Apple Quicktime Player
Real Player Movie Real Player Real Player
Java Test Sun Java Java from Sun Microsystems
2007 PowerPoint Sample File Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft PowerPoint Web Viewer
2007 Word Sample File

Microsoft Word Microsoft Word Web Viewer

Additional Microsoft File Converters and Viewers

It is also a good idea to use an Internet Web browser supported by D2L Brigthspace - click here to see a list of compatible browsers.

Note: If you are having an issue in one browser, please try a different browser as some D2L Brigthspace tools, features and functions might work better in a different browser.



Contact Info

320.308.5000 or 1.800.222.1009

1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56303