SETTING UP YOUR COMPUTER

For the EBS Portal and links related to HR & Payroll, only use the software (older versions are not supported) and settings listed below, or consider using the MSU Virtual Desktop.

A complete list of what should be used for all Enterprise Business Systems can be found in the compatibility matrix.

Supported Software

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 ... on Windows 7, 8, or 10

Basic Settings  /  Helpful Settings  /  What Won't Work  /  Notes for Network Administrators

ONLY use Windows 10 Professional, Education, or Enterprise versions. "Windows 10 S" and "Windows 10 Home" may have issues.

Microsoft Edge 38.14393...on Windows 10

Basic Settings  /  Helpful Settings  /  What Won't Work

Google Chrome 62 ... on Windows 7, 8, or 10

Basic Settings  /  Helpful Settings  /  What Won't Work  /  Get Chrome

Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.3 ... on Windows 7, 8, or 10 

Basic Settings  /  Helpful Settings  /  What Won't Work  /  Get Firefox ESR

ONLY the Extended Support Release (ESR) version or Firefox should be used (and not the Rapid Release version).

Safari 11 ... on Mac OS 10.13  (or Safari 10 on Mac OS 10.12)

Basic Settings  /  Helpful Settings  /  What Won't Work  /  Get Safari

ONLY use Safari on a Mac. Or use use VMware (please, do not use Parallels) to run Windows with Internet Explorer.

Mobile Devices & Other Operating Systems

Mobile devices, and desktop operating systems other then Windows and Mac, are not supported. A partial list of what is not supported is below.

  • Android
  • Chrome OS (e.g. ChromeBook, GooglePixel)
  • Windows Mobile (e.g. SurfacePro)
  • Mac iOS (e.g. iPhone, iPad)
  • Linux (including Debian, Fedora, Mint, Ubuntu, etc.)

You may have some success using software that is not supported, but if issues are encountered, please switch to supported software.