FIRST YEARS > FAQs Library > Enabling Javascript
vertical line divider To use the full functionality of your courses, you will need to make sure that Javascript is enabled on your browser. Instructions for configuring various browsers appear below. After enabling Javascript, in most cases you will have to reload/restart your browser.

Great ideaKeep in mind that upgrading your browser or installing new security software or security patches may affect your JavaScript settings. It is a good idea to double-check that JavaScript is still enabled if you notice problems.

Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox (recommended browser)

You can download Firefox from the UNC-Chapel Hill Shareware site.
Firefox 10.x/11.x
  1. Click on "Tools" from the top menu, then "Options," then "Content."
  2. Click on the Content Tab and place a check-mark in the boxes for "Enable Javascript" and "Enable Java."
  3. Click "OK."

Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer

You can download Internet Explorer 8.x from Microsoft's download site.
Internet Explorer 7.x/8.x (illustrated steps)
  1. Select "Tools" from the top menu.
  2. Choose "Internet Options."
  3. Click on the "Security" tab.
  4. Click on "Custom Level" button.
  5. Scroll down until you see section labeled "Scripting"
  6. Under "Active Scripting," select "Enable" and click OK.
  7. Answer "Yes" to the prompt requesting verification for the change.
  8. Click "OK." 
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