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Desire2Learn 9.0

D2L Requirements

For students and faculty, Desire2Learn requires the following:

An Internet connection
Because most content is data intensive, a LAN or a Cable Modem connection is preferable.

A recent web browser
For recommendations and supported configurations, visit the University of Wisconsin Knowledgebase: Learn@UW Recommended Software and Browsers.

An email account
You must have an email account.

Macromedia Flash Player
Flash is required on many course pages. To download the most recent version of the free Flash player, refer to the Macromedia website.

NOTE: Depending on the course, instructors may require additional software or hardware for accessing certain D2L content. Students should check directly with their instructors for course-specific requirements. Instructors should notify students of any additional hardware or software requirements.

Check Your Computer System

If you are unsure whether you meet the requirements, follow these steps.

  1. Access the Desire2Learn Login pane

    The Eau Claire - System Check pane appears. If there is a green Passed for an item, that requirement is met.

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