Companion CD for Biology
COMPANION CD-ROMS contain all of the multimedia add-ons that are included in the full CD-ROMs. They do not, however, contain the text of the course. These are great additions for those who prefer the printed text, but would like to have the extras included in the full CD-ROM. Apologia offers technical support for the following operating systems: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home and Windows XP Professional. The supported configuration for the CD is Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2 and higher, Windows Media Player 6.1 and higher and Adobe Acrobat 5.0 and higher. These three programs are offered on the CDs. Minimum requirements for the software are: a 486 with a 66 MHz (megahertz) processor; a mouse; for Microsoft Windows 95 or Windows 98: 16 MB (megabytes) of RAM; a sound card; for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0: 32 MB of RAM, running service pack 3 or higher; video and sound compression installed (part of Windows); for Microsoft Windows 2000: 64 MB of RAM; disk space to install 111MB; a CD-ROM drive and disk space to run 80 MB after restart. Although technical support is not provided for Macintosh and Linux operating systems, this course can be run on Mac OSX and higher, Virtual PC 5.0 and higher, and Linux running KDE or Gnome.