Logo Browser Configuration

Many BirdSource web pages use JavaScript, cookies, and other advanced features of your browser. If any of the required features are disabled, our pages will not function correctly. If you are having trouble viewing our pages, or if this is the first time that you have visited our site, please follow the configuration directions given below.

PC:
Configuring Netscape Navigator 4
Configuring Netscape Navigator 6
Configuring Netscape Navigator 7
Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 4
Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 & 5.5
Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
Configuring Other Browsers

Macintosh:
Configuring Netscape Navigator 4.7
Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5
Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 5
Configuring Other Browsers

Configuring Netscape Navigator 4 (PC)

  1. Go to the 'Edit' menu on the Netscape Navigator window.
  2. Select 'Preferences.'
  3. Click on the word 'Advanced' in the 'Category' window.
  4. The box for 'Enable JavaScript' should be checked. If not, click on it.
  5. Either 'Accept all cookies' or 'Accept only cookies that get sent back to the originating server' should be checked.
  6. 'Warn me before accepting a cookie' should not be checked.
  7. Go back to the 'Category' window and click on the '+' sign next to 'Advanced.'
  8. Click on 'Cache.'
  9. 'Page in cache is compared to page on network' should be set to 'Every time'.
  10. Click on the 'OK' button.

Configuring Netscape Navigator 4.7 (Mac)

  1. Go to the 'Edit' menu on the Netscape Navigator window.
  2. Select 'Preferences.'
  3. Click on the word 'Advanced' in the 'Category' window.
  4. The box for 'Enable JavaScript' should be checked. If not, click on it.
  5. Either 'Accept all cookies' or 'Accept only cookies that get sent back to the originating server' should be checked.
  6. 'Warn me before accepting a cookie' should not be checked.
  7. Go back to the 'Category' window and click on the triangle next to 'Advanced.'
  8. Click on 'Cache.'
  9. 'Page in cache is compared to page on network' should be set to 'Every time'.
  10. Click on the 'OK' button.

Configuring Netscape Navigator 6 (PC/Mac)

  1. Go to the 'Edit' menu on the Netscape Navigator window.
  2. Select 'Preferences.'
  3. Double-click on 'Privacy & Security' in the 'Category' window.
  4. Click on 'Cookies' under 'Privacy & Security'
  5. Select the 'Enable cookies for the originating website only' radio button.
  6. Click on 'Advanced' in the 'Category' window.
  7. Make sure the box in front of 'Enable JavaScript for Navigator' is checked.
  8. Click on the 'OK' button.

Configuring Netscape Navigator 7 (PC/Mac)

  1. On a PC, go to the 'Edit' menu on the Netscape Navigator window. On a Mac, go to the 'Navigator' menu.
  2. Select 'Preferences.'
  3. Double-click on 'Privacy & Security' in the 'Category' window.
  4. Click on 'Cookies' under 'Privacy & Security'
  5. Select the 'Enable cookies for the originating website only' radio button.
  6. Double-click on 'Advanced' in the 'Category' window.
  7. Click on 'Scripts & Plugins ' under 'Privacy & Security'
  8. Under 'Enable JavaScript for' make sure the box in front of 'Navigator' is checked.
  9. Click on the 'OK' button.

Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 (PC) 

  1. Go to the 'View' menu on the Internet Explorer window.
  2. Select 'Internet Options.'
  3. Click on the 'Advanced' tab.
  4. Scroll down until you see the 'Security' section.
  5. Click on 'Always accept cookies.'
  6. If the button for 'Prompt before accepting cookies' is selected, click on the button to turn it off.
  7. Click on the 'OK' button.

Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5 (Mac) 

  1. Go to the 'View' menu on the Internet Explorer window.
  2. Select 'Internet Options.'
  3. Click on the 'Advanced' tab.
  4. Scroll down until you see the 'Security' section.
  5. Click on 'Always accept cookies.'
  6. If the button for 'Prompt before accepting cookies' is selected, click on the button to turn it off.
  7. Click on the 'OK' button.

Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 (Mac) 

  1. Go to the 'Exploxer' menu and select 'Preferences'.
  2. Under 'Web Browser' click on 'Web Content'.
  3. In the 'Active Content' section make sure that 'Enable Scripting' is checked.
  4. Under 'Receiving Files' click 'Cookies'.
  5. For 'When receiving cookies' select 'Never Ask'.
  6. Click on the 'OK' button.
Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 & 5.5 (PC)
  1. Go to the 'Tools' menu on the Internet Explorer window.
  2. Select 'Internet Options.'
  3. Click on the 'Security' tab.
  4. Click on the 'Internet' icon in the upper pane of the 'Security' tab
  5. If there is a slider In the frame labeled 'Security level for this zone', move the slider up or down until it is set for the 'Medium' security level.
  6. If there is no slider in the frame labeled 'Security level for this zone' frame, click on 'Default Level'.
  7. Click on the 'OK' button.
Configuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (PC)
  1. Go to the 'Tools' menu on the Internet Explorer window.
  2. Select 'Internet Options.'
  3. Click on the 'Privacy' tab.
  4. In the frame labeled 'Settings', move the slider up or down until it is set for the 'Medium' security level or lower.
  5. If there is no slider in the 'Settings' frame and you are using advanced settings:
    1. Click on the 'Advanced...' button.
    2. Check the 'Override automatic cookie handling' box.
    3. Select the 'Accept' radio button under 'First-party Cookies'.
    4. Click on the 'OK' button.
  6. Click on the 'OK' button.

Configuring Other Browsers

Other browsers must be set to allow persistent and per-session first-party cookies. They must also allow client-side JavaScript to run.



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