Setting up Mozilla Firefox

Ensure the latest version of Firefox is installed.

Pop-up Blocker 

Adapt opens certain items in a popup window. To enable popups:

1. Open Firefox

2. Click on Settings.

3. Click onto Content.

4. Remove tick in Block pop-up windows.

5. Close the Window.

Please note that some Toolbars block pop ups and therefore it may be necessary to change the settings on such Toolbars. 

Firefox Setup

Open a Firefox Window

1. Type about:config in address bar.  

2. Filter on: dom.allow_scripts_to_close_windows 

This will show the current settings which have been applied.  

3. The setting needs to show as True.  

4. Double click to change between true/false.

Clearing the cache on Firefox

Prior to logging into Adapt for the first time, your browser cache will need to be cleared.

  • Click onto the ‘Settings’ option.

  • Select the ‘Advanced’ tab.

  • Click onto the ‘Network’ tab.

  • Within the section for Cached Web Content, click onto the “Clear now” button.

  • Click ‘OK ‘to close the window.

Setting up Google Chrome

Ensure the latest version of Chrome is installed.

Trusted Sites and Switching off pop-ups

  • Click onto the ‘customize and control Google Chrome’ menu button .This is located at the right-hand side of the address bar.

  • Click onto ‘Settings’. 

  • Scroll to the bottom and click onto the ‘Advanced’ hyperlink. 

  • Under the Privacy and security heading, click onto ‘Content Settings’.  

  • Click onto ‘Popups’.

  • Ensure Popups are set to ‘Allowed’.

  • Within the ‘Allow’ section, use ‘Add’ to add your system URL (e.g. http:\\172.16.x.xx, or your website address e.g. https://c8.adaptondemand.com) and press enter.

Clearing the cache on Chrome

Prior to logging into Adapt for the first time, your browser cache will need to be cleared.

  • Click onto the ‘customize and control Google Chrome’ menu button.

  • Select the ‘More Tools’ option. 

  • Select the ‘Clear browsing data’ option.

  • Tick the options and Click on the ‘Clear data’ button,

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