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To use the eBridgeMCW application reliably, you will need the following:

  • A Recommended Browser:
For reliability, our vendor Huron Consulting Group provides the following information for supported browsers in eBridge:



Microsoft Windows  7, 8, Server 2008 R2, and Server 2012

(Windows 8.1 not yet supported/validated)

Internet Explorer: versions 9,  10 and 11 

Firefox: versions 27-31, no extensive testing on later version

Chrome*: no extensive testing on latest version

Apple Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8

(OS X 10.9 Mavericks not yet supported/validated)

Safari: 6 or 7

Firefox: versions prior to version 30, and 31

Chrome*: no extensive testing on latest version

Apple iOS 5, 6, and 7 (iPhone and iPad)

Safari  6 or 7


*If you install a theme in Chrome, vertical scrollbars might disappear in pop-up windows.


  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.  A free download at http://www.adobe.com.  Click on the Get Adobe Reader icon.
  • Up-to-date Java client.  A free download at http://www.java.com
  • Up-to-date virus scanner.  Ideally, this should be updated on a daily basis.
  • A fast connection to the internet/Web.  Standard modem dial-up connections will not perform at the needed level to attach or review documents.  We strongly suggest use of a broadband connection such as a cable modem (i.e., RoadRunner from Time Warner Cable) or a digital subscriber line (DSL) from a telephone company (i.e., SBC).
  • A word processor such as Microsoft Word or Word Pad will be needed for you to create text and spell check your work before pasting information into the eBridgeMCW application.
  • WinZip is required for unzipping the printer-friendly, Original Version of your approved study SmartForm. A free trial download at http://www.winzip.com/downwz.htm



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