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Technical Help

System Requirements: Windows XP or Windows 2000

Step 1: Enabling Unicode

In order to read Tamil, you need to enable Unicode in your desktop.
Click this link to read how to enable Unicode in your computer

You will also need the following browsers and QuickTime players

We also recommend that you set your monitor resolution to at least 1024x768.

Step 2: Using the video clips:

All video clips will appear embedded in the web page, and you will find video controls just beneath the clip itself. These controls are illustrated below.

You can use the scrubber to quickly move to any point in the movie by either dragging it or clicking on the spot you want to move to. You may find this useful in reviewing specific words and phrases.

Note: Currently all video clips are optimized for high speed connections. However, in the future we will be making accommodations for users at home who may have slow connections to the internet.

Can I turn off the Information bar in IE?


To stop the information bar from blocking file and software downloads

  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Internet Explorer.

  2. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.

  3. Click the Security tab, and then click Custom level.

  4. Do one or both of the following:

    • To turn off the Information bar for ActiveX controls, scroll to the ActiveX controls and plug-ins section of the list, and then, under Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls, click Enable.

    • To turn off the Information bar for file downloads, scroll to the Downloads section of the list, and then, under Automatic prompting for file downloads, click Enable.

  5. Click OK, click Yes to confirm that you want to make the change, and then click OK again.

  6. You can also right click your mouse on the yellow bar and select the option "Allow blocked content".