The following operating systems and browsers are supported. You may
experience uncertain results with other configurations.
Windows XP Professional, Vista: Firefox v3.5x or 3.6x, Internet Explorer v7.x
Internet Explorer 8.0
Windows 7: Firefox v3.5x or 3.6x, Internet Explorer v8.0
Mac OS 10.5: Firefox v3.5x, 3.6x, Safari v4.x (32-bit), Safari v5.x
(requires Mac Os 10.5.8 or higher)
Mac OS 10.6: Firefox v3.5x, 3.6x, Safari v4.x, Safari v5.x (requires Mac OS 10.6.2 or higher)
If you are using Internet Explorer 6 as your primary web browser, you
will experience performance issues with the web version of SciFinder.
A Java (JRE) plug-in is required for structure drawing.
For Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 install Java version 1.6.0_02 and later. For best performance with the Spring 2011 release, version 1.6.0_24 is
For Mac OS 10.5 install Java version 1.5.0_07 and later
For Mac OS 10.6 install Java version 1.6 and later
Note: 64-bit browsers require a 64-bit version of Java
PDF reader is required for printing.
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