CM/ECF Requirements

CM/ECF Hardware and Software Requirement

Revised 6/16/11

Hardware Minimum Requirements

 

Operation speed 100 megahertz

minimum

Memory 256 MB RAM

minimum

1 gigabyte of free hard disk space to be used for storage

minimum

Internet Service Provider (ISP)

ex. Verizon, Comcast, AOL and Earthlink.

Internet Connection

Dial-up, T1 line, cable modem, DSL, or other.

Scanning or Imaging Device

To be used for scanning of documents that need to be imaged and sent to the court.

Software Requirements

 

Operating system that supports a web browser. (compatible systems include Windows, Linux, Macintosh and others).

 

Web Browser (compatible):

  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer

The following have not been tested with CM/ECF but appear to be compatible:

  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Google Chrome

Not compatible:

  • Netscape
  • Internet Explorer (5.0 and below)
  • AOL browser
  • MSN browser

It is recommended that the tested web browser that has proven compatible with CM/ECF be used.

 

Any PDF compatible windows-based word processor such as recent versions of WordPerfect and Microsoft Word.

 

Adobe Acrobat - to be used for conversion of scanned documents to Portable Document Format (PDF) and for viewing PDF documents.

 

The court currently accepts lists of creditors on disk. As such, Anti-Virus software is highly recommended as a precaution, against the possible transmission of corrupt information to the Court.

 

Note: The Court's IT help desk is available to address questions regarding Hardware and Software requirements. The IT help desk can be reached at (215) 408-2860.