Internet Browser Updates


iCIT has updated its recommendations about use of Internet browsers with major campus resources (chart below). UW-W users are cautioned that upgrading Web browsers may cause compatibility problems with several campus systems.

System or Service

Firefox 3.6

Safari 4
Library Note No No
iPrint Yes No No
Email & Calendar Yes No No
WINS Yes No No
Desire2Learn (D2L) Yes Yes No
UW-W Website Yes Yes Yes

yes = Compatible | no = Not compatible | note = Formatting issues may still be present

Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 has been verified to be compatible with:

Except for two specialized campus applications, there are no known issues with campus systems in Internet Explorer 8.

We encourage self-installations of Internet Explorer 8 for Windows users. Directions can be found in Frequently Asked Questions.

More Information

View the Frequently Asked Questions for more detailed information about browser compatibility.

We are still testing Firefox 3.6 and Safari 4 browsers. Questions should be directed to the Helpdesk at or x4357.