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Find out which browsers, settings and other software you should use to get the most out of this website.

  1. Supported browsers
  2. Site settings
  3. Site software



1. Supported browsers

This website supports the versions of the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 & 8.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 5.0 +



Google Chrome is not supported on this site.  If you are encountering any issues with Google Chrome then please use one of our supported browsers mentioned above.

This site is not compatible with Internet Explorer for Macintosh computers, we recommend Firefox for Macintosh users.


2. Site settings

This website works best with the following settings:

  • A minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768.
  • This site requires Java.   Macintosh (Apple) computers require Macintosh Runtime for Java version 2.2.4 or higher.
  • This website utilises 'session cookies'.  Find out more... 


3. Site software

Links to software downloads:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

This site provides services which generate e-mail reports in a PDF format.  You will need PDF viewing software to display these reports received via e-mail.

Download Acrobat Reader


Microsoft Word Viewer

This site provides access to registered documents in Microsoft Word format.  If you do not have Microsoft Word installed you will need to download the Microsoft Word viewer.

Download Word Viewer 


Microsoft Excel Viewer

This site provides access to data files in Microsoft Excel format.   If you do not have Microsoft Excel installed, you will need to download the Microsoft Excel viewer.

Download Microsoft Excel Viewer


Java Virtual Machine

This site utilises Java in some parts.  If you have a Windows PC you may need to download Java Virtual Machine.

Download Java Virtual Machine


Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player is required to play some elements on this website (for example, the MVT Calculator on the 'Who needs to register' page) .

Download Adobe Flash Player


Last updated 14 March 2019


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