User Productivity Kit (UPK) System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7


Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later.

Java Script must be enabled.

You will need to disable popup blockers in order to use the UPK. It is important that all popups be allowed not only on your browser, but also on any toolbars you may have on your computer, such as Google, Yahoo, etc.

Mac users

Mac users may be able to use Firefox (but not Safari) to access the UPKs. If that doesn't work, you can access the UPKs through Remote Desktop Connection (RDC). If you do not already have RDC access for BAIRS, contact or 2-8500, Option 4, 2 to request RDC access.

Read how to install, configure and use Remote Desktop Connection.


In some departments, firewalls may be an issue and you may need to add the UPK web address ( to your firewall and trusted sites. If you're not sure if your department has a firewall, please check with your department's technical support staff.