Server hardware and software (for RTO)

  • IBM compatible computer with a 1000 MHz processor (OR Unix equivalent)
  • 128 Mb of RAM
  • 4 Gb hard disk space free
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 2xISDN (128k), T1 preferred
  • Internet server software


Client hardware and software (for learners)

To use the learning material in this unit, learners will need a computer with the following features:

  • IBM® compatible with a 1000 MHz processor running Windows 2000, XP or above, or
  • Apple Macintosh® with a 500 MHz processor running OSXv10.2.0 or above, with
  • 128 Mb of RAM
  • 800 x 600 pixel display
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Internet access
  • Sound card

Learners will also need the following software/plug-ins installed on their computer:

  • Internet Explorer® 6.0 or higher, or Mozilla Firefox® 1.0 or higher
  • CD-ROM 10X
  • 1.44 Mb floppy disk drive
  • Microsoft® Word 97 or a similar word processing program to open and use downloadable forms, checklists and worksheets.
  • Adobe ® Flash 7 Player. If you haven't got this plug-in, you can download and install the latest free version from Adobe's web site (www.adobe.com).
  • Adobe® PDF Reader 6.0 or above. Download at www.adobe.com.

Incorrect versions of these applications could result in information being shown in an unreadable form or not shown at all.


Developer hardware and software (for customising)

Same as client hardware and software above, with the addition of:

  • An HTML text editor such as Homesite®, BBEdit® or Macromedia® Dreamweaver.
  • A word processor such as Microsoft® Word to edit documents.
  • If customisation of multimedia interactions is required, then the following applications may be necessary:
    • Flash MX 2004


Toolbox Help Desk and support services

The Toolbox website provides support at http://toolboxes.flexiblelearning.net.au/support/patches.htm. This site offers help desk details, frequently asked questions, installation and configuration advice and patches for any products that are found to have minor errors or discrepancies. If you are unable to find what you are looking for on this site, please email the Toolbox Help Desk at toolboxhelp@flexiblelearning.net or phone 1300 736 710.

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