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Browser Setup

To ensure your privacy is enabled and that the National Student Loan Data System Student Access works properly, you need to make sure your browser is set up properly. Click on the link for the browser you are using. Note that these are the default settings that come with your browser and it may not be necessary to change them.

Internet Explorer 7.x
Internet Explorer 6.x
Internet Explorer 5.0 - 5.x
  Macintosh Differences



Configuring Internet Explorer 7.x

1. Select Tools from the tool bar.
Select Internet Options from the pull-down menu.
Select Advanced from the tabs at the top of the dialog.
Scroll down to the list of options a make sure the following are set:
  • Security
    • SSL 2.0 is checked
    • SSL 3.0 is checked
    • TLS 1.0 is NOT checked
2. Select Privacy from the tabs at the top of the dialog.
Move the slider to either a Medium or Low Privacy Setting for the Internet Zone.

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Configuring Internet Explorer 6.x

1. Select Tools from the tool bar.
Select Internet Options from the pull-down menu.
Select Advanced from the tabs at the top of the dialog.
Scroll down to the list of options a make sure the following are set:
  • Security
    • SSL 2.0 is checked
    • SSL 3.0 is checked
    • TLS 1.0 is NOT checked
2. Select Privacy from the tabs at the top of the dialog.
Move the slider to either a Medium or Low Privacy Setting for the Internet Zone.

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Configuring Internet Explorer 5.0 - 5.x

1. Select Tools on the menu above.
Select Internet Options from the pull-down menu.
Select Advanced from the tabs at the top of the dialog.
Scroll down to the list of options a make sure the following are set:
  • Security
    • SSL 2.0 is checked
    • SSL 3.0 is checked

2.
  • Cookies
    • Accept all cookies
3. Select Security from the tabs at the top of the dialog.
Select Internet Zone from the Zone drop down box.
Select the Medium (more secure) check box.

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Macintosh Users
Macintosh users are advised to turn off virtual memory when accessing National Student Loan Data System Borrower Access. All other configurations remain the same.

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