Before you begin  

Before you begin using this Toolbox, please make sure your computer meets or exceeds the following specifications:

Hardware

  • IBM compatible computer, 300 MHz processor
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • 4 GB hard disk
  • 800 x 600 display (1024 x 768 recommended)
  • CD ROM drive
  • 1.44 MB floppy disk drive
  • sound card and speakers or headphones
  • 28.8 k modem or higher configuration

    or

  • a Macintosh® equivalent.

Access to a printer would also be useful, in order to print out pages from within the Toolbox.


Software

  • Microsoft® Windows® 95, 98 or 2000 (PC users)

    or

  • Mac OS® 8.9 and above (Macintosh® users)
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5 or 6

    or

  • Netscape® Navigator 6 or higher
  • JavaScript and CSS support enabled
  • programs such as Microsoft® Word® and Excel®, to open and use downloadable forms, checklists, spreadsheets and worksheets
  • a valid email address.

Plug-ins

You will require the following plug-ins to run the multimedia interactions in this Toolbox:

Get Adobe Flash Player

If you haven't got this plug-in, you can download the latest free version from the Adobe® website.
(http://www.adobe.com/go/gettheflashplayer)


Get Adobe Shockwave Player

If you haven't got this plug-in, you can download the latest free version from the Adobe® website.
(http://www.adobe.com/go/getshockwaveplayer/)


Get Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® (opens in new window)

If you haven't got this plug-in, you can download the latest free version from the Adobe® Acrobat® website.
(http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html)