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Diploma - Diploma System Requirements

Date Published: Jun 17,2014

CategoryProduct:First Time Users; Version:Diploma
Article No.: 000073429
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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Blackboard will be ending all support and services for the Diploma product with all services ended by 12/31/2019.  For more information on the EOL please review KBA 000049915.

Diploma is operationally supported.

Diploma 6 for Windows

System Requirements: Diploma 6 requires Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10

Diploma also requires Internet Explorer 10 or 11, and requires sufficient hard drive space to store the program and question bank.


Diploma 6 for Macintosh

System Requirements: Diploma 6 requires at least Mac OS X 10.7. Diploma requires sufficient hard drive space to store the program and question bank. Diploma 6 will NOT WORK on Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina as Apple has discontinued support for 32 bit applications.

Important Note:

  1. Users on Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, or 10.13 when installing Diploma 6.7.1 or earlier will see that either the Diploma installer fails or they will receive a "No valid licenses have been activated" error message. Due to new default security settings in Mac OS X 10.8 +, installing versions of Diploma earlier than 6.7.2 will fail to install.   To install Diploma on a Mac running 10.8+, Diploma 6.7.2 must be repackaged with the testbank to install Diploma correctly.  Please use the link below for complete instructions:
  2. Diploma 6 is not supported/compatible with Mac OS X 10.14, 10.15 and above.

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