System Recommendations

The following are the Recommendations to access all features on CMS Any Windows PC capable of running Internet Explorer 6 (or higher) and connecting to the Internet
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Adobe Acrobat Reader
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Microsoft Word 2000 or higher. If you don't have Microsoft Word 2000 (or higher), install Word Viewer.
You may also want to download a PDF Writer.

Additional Recommendations
To ensure you have the best possible experience using CMS, please make the following changes:
Configure Adobe Acrobat to open .pdf files in a separate window.
. Open Adobe Acrobat Reader from Start - Programs
. Press CTRL-K to bring up the Preferences window. (Or select Edit menu - Preferences)
. In the Preferences Window, select Internet in the list on the left.
. Uncheck the box which says 'Display PDF in browser'
. Hit OK and close Acrobat Reader
For Internet Explorer 7 and earlier versions
. Open Internet Explorer
. On the "Tools" menu click "Internet Options"
. In the Internet Options Window, select the Advanced tab
. Scroll down to the "Printing" section
. Check the "Print background colors and images" box
. Click OK to close the Internet Options window
For Internet Explorer 8
. On the "Print" menu click "Page Setup"
. Check the "Print background colors and images" checkbox
. Click OK to close the dialog box
Configure Microsoft Word or Word Viewer to open .doc files in a separate window. (instructions follow for Windows XP - you must have Microsoft Word 2000 (or higher) OR Word Viewer installed)
. Open Windows Explorer by right-clicking the start button and selecting "Explore"
. On the "Tools" menu click "Folder Options"
. Select the "File Types" tab at the top.
. Scroll down the "Registered file types" and find the DOC extension (They are listed alphabetically)
. Click the "Advanced" button
. Uncheck the "Browse in same window" checkbox
. Click OK, then OK again and close Windows Explorer
. Word documents should now open in their own window
Install all critical updates and security patches from http://www.windowsupdate.com