RamCT Blackboard Help

Internet Explorer Issues – IE 8/9

A. Add RamCT Blackboard to trusted sites in IE 8/9

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the Tools button in the upper right corner of the window.
  3. Click Internet Options at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Click on the Security tab.
  5. Click on the Trusted Sites Icon
  6. Click on the Sites button
  7. Uncheck the box next to the “Require server verification (https:)..” item
  8. In the text box under "Add this website to the zone"; enter: http://ramct.colostate.edu
  9. Click on the Add button.
  10. Click Close.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Completely close Internet Explorer to allow this setting to take effect.

B. Clipboard Access Popup Window

If you are using Internet Explorer 8/9, you should configure your browser as follows to avoid possible problems when taking a quiz where right-clicking has been disabled:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the Tools button in the upper right corner of the window.
  3. Click Internet Options at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Click on the Security tab.
  5. Click the Custom level... button.
  6. Scroll down through the settings to the second-to-last category of "Scripting" where the second option is to "Allow Programmatic clipboard access".
  7. Change this default setting of "Prompt" to either "Disable" or "Enable". (Either choice will allow you to take a quiz without encountering difficulties.)
  8. Click OK. Click OK again
  9. Completely close Internet Explorer to allow this setting to take effect.

C. Downloading RamCT Blackboard files with IE 8/9

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the Tools button in the upper right corner of the window.
  3. Click Internet Options at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Click on the Security tab.
  5. Click on the Trusted Sites Icon
  6. Click the Custom level button.
  7. Scroll down through the settings to the “Downloads” section.
  8. For the item “Automatic prompting for file downloads”, check the “enable” item.
  9. Click OK. Click OK again
  10. Completely close Internet Explorer to allow this setting to take effect.
  • Last updated 11/6/2013
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