How do I run the Wimba Wizard?

This lesson covers how to run the Wizard. The Wizard should be run with the microphone and heaset you will be using for Live Classroom meetings plugged in and ready to go. It should always be run before a live meeting to ensure optimally computer configuration.

Select Wimba Classroom from your course menu, or alternatively, from  Tools

Select Wimba Classroom from your course menu, or alternatively, from  Tools

Enter your room by clicking on the name of the room.

Enter your room by clicking on the name of the room.

From this new screen, select "Run Wizard".

From this new screen, select "Run Wizard".

Make sure your headset and microphone are connected and configured properly, and click Start

Make sure your headset and microphone are connected and configured properly, and click Start

Wimba will check your pop ups, Java, and Text Chat abilitites

Wimba will check your pop ups, Java, and Text Chat abilitites

Note: if there are any changes that need to be made, the Wizard will instruct you on how to perform these changes to your system. If you recieve checkmarks on all three, then click next. If not, click Troubleshoot and follow the directions

If an applet message pops up, always click Allow

If an applet message pops up, always click Allow

Turn your headphone volume up and listen to the audio playback confirmation message, then click next

Turn your headphone volume up and listen to the audio playback confirmation message, then click next

If you cannot hear a message, then click Troubleshoot WimbaMedia Audio

Press talk and be sure you hear your echo before you proceed

Press talk and be sure you hear your echo before you proceed

Make sure your headphone volume and microphone volume are turned up all the way. If you cannot hear your own voice played back to you, try Troubleshoot. If you can, click Next

Your Wimba Wizard test and preparation is now complete. You should be able to join a Live Classroom session with success.

Your Wimba Wizard test and preparation is now complete. You should be able to join a Live Classroom session with success.

If you change your computer settings or headset or mic, you can always re-run the Wizard at any time. It is recommended that you do so.

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