What are the minimum
system requirements for using Morningstar.com?
Morningstar officially supports Internet Explorer 5 and above and America Online
version 6 and above. To check what operating system you have, click on Start,
then My Computer, then go to Properties. You should see
a General tab that will display your operating system and most current service pack.
While we don't officially support Netscape, Firefox or Safari, we have found that
most of the site functions well in these browsers.
We support Windows 98, 2000, ME, and XP with Service Pack 2.
A 56.6 kbps modem connection is the minimum required for nominal page
load times on the site.
Your computer should have at least 128MB of RAM or greater. To check how much
you have, click on Start, then My Computer, then go to Properties. You should see
a General tab that will display how much RAM your machine has.
For optimal viewing, your screen resolution should be set at 1024 by 768 pixels. To check
or change your screen resolution, right-click on an empty place on your desktop, to open
the Display Properties window. Click on the Settings tab. Then view or move
In order to view the pages correctly, you should have at least a 256-color