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How to Install the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher – Windows

1) Navigate to the Content Area where the Blackboard Collaborate Session is located in.

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Image 1: In this example the Blackboard Collaborate Session is located inside the “Office Hours” content area in a course.

 

2) Click on the Blackboard Collaborate Session.

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Image 2: In this Example the Collaborate Session is called “Office Hours”.

 

3) The Room Details page will open, Click on the “download the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher.” link.

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Image 3: You have to click on the “download the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher”. If you click on the Join Room button without having the Collaborate Launcher installed the meeting.collab file will download but your computer will not know how to execute it.

 

4) Click on the “Download Launcher” button.

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Image 4: Click on the “Download Launcher” button to download the Blackboard Collaborate Installer.

 

5) The Blackboard Collaborate Installer will download. Click on the Blackboard Collaborate Installer once it finishes downloading. 

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Image 5: Click on the Blackboard Collaborate Installer once it finishes downloading to execute the Installer.

Note: By default on most computers items are downloaded inside the “Download” folder. You should also be able to find the Installer there.

6) The Blackboard Collaborate Launcher Setup Program will open. Click on “Next” to proceed with the Installation.

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Image 6: Click “Next” to proceed with the Installation.

 

7) Click on the “Install” button to begin Installing the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher.

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Image 7: Click on the “Install” button to begin the Installation.

 

8) Once all of the files are done loading click on “Finish” to complete the Installation process.

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Image 8: Click on “Finish” to complete the Installation process. After this it is safe to say that you have installed the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher in your computer.

Updated on November 20, 2016

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