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The client applets require the end-user to have a suitable computer. Specifications for the OS, internet browser and JVM are covered below.
The minimum and recommended hardware (computer) specifications are:
|Pentium Processor||600 MHz||1.70 GHz Intel Premium & above|
|Temporary Internet Files Folder||50MB||50MB & above|
This section describes the additional software required to run the client environment.
MS Windows is the Operating System on which Client side applications (ET Applets, ET Desktop Applications) run. The current supported versions are Microsoft 7, 8.1 and 10.
|IE||Supported (IE 10+)|
|Firefox||Supported (Firefox 20+)||ET applets are unable to start from Firefox version 52 and higher|
|Chrome||Supported||ET applets are unable to start from Chrome v45 and higher|
Note: Windows7 SP1 64 bit has been qualified with Sun JRE 64 bit and IE 64 bit versions. MacOS has not been qualified as a supported environment.
|JVM Supported||1.8.0_121 onward|
Popup blockers are detrimental to some ET functionality; therefore it is important that such software is either disabled, or configured to allow popups from the domain used to host the ET system.
Ring-fencing is new UK legislation brought in after the financial crisis to protect customers and the day-to-day banking services they rely on. It mostly affects larger UK banks that will have to separate their day-to-day banking from other, riskier, activities such as investment banking.
Although the majority of our customers won’t be affected by ring-fencing changes, other banks will be making changes which may require their customers to change their sort code and account numbers. During this period of change in UK banking, you should be extra vigilant of fraud and scams.
Further details about ring-fencing and managing the risk of fraud may be found on our websites Fraud prevention and security centre