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UConnect essential software

Application Programs  Version  Comments 
Adobe Reader    It is recommended that you install the latest version of Adobe Reader
Adobe Flash Player    Latest version 
Web Browsers  Windows - Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 3.5 or higher
Macintosh - Apple Safari 4.0 or higher, Mozilla Firefox 3.6.12
Linux - Mozilla Firefox 3.6.0 or higher  
Windows users Note: IE 10 is not compatible with all USQ Systems such as USQAdmin Student Centre.
PowerPoint Viewer    This is a free downloadable viewer that will allow the viewing only of slides created in PowerPoint.  
Sun-Java  6.0 

The USQStudyDesk requires Sun Java to be installed on your PC in order to access certain features.

For Windows users the plug-in for Sun-Java is available as a free download from SUN.

For Macintosh users Java should come standard on the Macintosh platform or can be sourced from Apple.

Note: Please ensure that all previous versions of Java are removed before installing the latest version.

USQ does not provide support for the Linux environment, however for Linux users, the plug-in for Sun Java is available as a free download from Sun.

For students requiring access to the USQStudyDesk for the first time, you will need to configure specific settings in your browser relevant to your operating system. 

Windows Media Player or Real Player   

Playback audio and video for Windows and the Web.

Windows Media Player support page and latest version.

Macintosh Flip4 Mac converts Windows Media files to view in Quick Time.

Real Player latest version

Need more information?

Please contact the ICT Service Desk for further information.