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How do I install Blackboard Collaborate Publish! on my computer?

These instructions assume you have already downloaded Blackboard Collaborate Publish!

Blackboard Collaborate Publish! requires Java.

Blackboard Collaborate Publish! is also known as Blackboard Elluminate Publish!

Installing Blackboard Collaborate Publish!

On Mac OS X

  1. Locate the Blackboard Collaborate Publish! disk image file (.dmg) on your computer.
  2. Double-click the disk image file.
  3. In the Publish window that opens, double-click "Elluminate Publish! Installer".
  4. Mac OS X will warn you that the installer was downloaded from the Internet and ask for your permission to run the installer. Click the "Open" button.
  5. The Elluminate Publish! Setup Wizard will open. Click the "Next >" button.
  6. Read the license agreement. If you accept the terms of the license agreement, continue on with the remaining instructions.
  7. Click the bubble next to "I accept the agreement".
  8. Click the "Next >" button.
  9. The setup wizard will ask where to install Publish! The default location is fine, so click the "Next >" button.
  10. Make sure the box next to "Yes, install ffmpeg" is checked.
  11. Click the "Next >" button.
  12. If you do not want an icon for Elluminate Publish! added to your computer's desktop, uncheck the "Create a desktop icon" box.
  13. Click the "Next >" button.
  14. The setup wizard will remind you where Elluminate Publish! will be installed. Click the "Next >" button.
  15. When the setup wizard finishes installing Elluminate Publish!, leave checked the "Run Elluminate Publish!" box.
  16. Click the "Finish" button.
  17. In the Registration window that opens:
    1. Enter your first name in the First Name box.
    2. Enter your last name in the Last Name box.
    3. Enter your email address in the Email Address box.
    4. Enter "Millersville", or your home city, in the City box.
    5. Select "Pennsylvania", or your home state, in the State/Province/Region drop-down.
    6. Select "United States", or your home country, in the Country drop-down.
    7. Uncheck the boxes next to "Technical information and updates" and "Other information and offers" if you do not wish to receive email from Blackboard.
    8. To read Blackboard's privacy statement, click the blue "Blackboard Privacy Statement" link.
    9. Check the box next to "I have read and accept the Blackboard Privacy Statement".
    10. Click the "Register" button.

On Windows

  1. Locate the Blackboard Collaborate Publish! installer on your computer.
  2. Double-click the installer.
  3. The Elluminate Publish! Setup Wizard will open. Click the "Next >" button.
  4. Read the license agreement. If you accept the terms of the license agreement, continue on with the remaining instructions.
  5. Click the bubble next to "I accept the agreement".
  6. Click the "Next >" button.
  7. The setup wizard will ask where to install Publish! The default location is fine, so click the "Next >" button.
  8. Make sure the box next to "Yes, install ffmpeg" is checked.
  9. Click the "Next >" button.
  10. The setup wizard will show you that it will create an Elluminate folder in your computer's Start menu and a link to Elluminate Publish! within it. This is fine, so click the "Next >" button.
  11. If you do not want an icon for Elluminate Publish! added to your computer's desktop, uncheck the "Create a desktop icon" box.
  12. If you do not want an icon for Elluminate Publish! added to the Quick Launch area of your computer's taskbar, uncheck the "Create a Quick Launch icon" box.
  13. Click the "Next >" button.
  14. The setup wizard will remind you where Elluminate Publish! will be installed. Click the "Next >" button.
  15. When the setup wizard finishes installing Elluminate Publish!, leave checked the "Run Elluminate Publish!" box.
  16. Click the "Finish" button.
  17. In the Registration window that opens:
    1. Enter your first name in the First Name box.
    2. Enter your last name in the Last Name box.
    3. Enter your email address in the Email Address box.
    4. Enter "Millersville", or your home city, in the City box.
    5. Select "Pennsylvania", or your home state, in the State/Province/Region drop-down.
    6. Select "United States", or your home country, in the Country drop-down.
    7. Uncheck the boxes next to "Technical information and updates" and "Other information and offers" if you do not wish to receive email from Blackboard.
    8. To read Blackboard's privacy statement, click the blue "Blackboard Privacy Statement" link.
    9. Check the box next to "I have read and accept the Blackboard Privacy Statement".
    10. Click the "Register" button.

Help Desk

Help Desk Contact Info

Location: Boyer Building
Phone: 717-871-7777
Email: help@millersville.edu
Hours:
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