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Is Read 180 being updated to work with Google Chrome v60+

I am a tech for a school system with a local server running Read 180. We have hundreds of Chromebooks that will not work with Read180 because they have updated to Chrome 60 and Google/Chrome 60 has finally dumped Adobe Flash support. The students cannot get past the mic check because of the Flash dependent microphone. Can we expect and update soon for Read 180 that maybe uses html5 or java for the microphone? We are delaying grants for more Chromebooks until we determine if Read 180 will work on them in the future.

Posted on: October 03 2017
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  • AskDee

    READ 180 Universal has a setting to bypass the microphone in the latest update. I don't think there are plans to change the older editions. I suggust that you give Tech Support a call at 1-800-283-5974.

    We are also having microphone issues while using Chromeboxes. What is the solution. All we have in the Read 180 Lab is Chromeboxes. I have checked all the settings in Chrome, and we have the recording interrupt and stop every week on one or more or these chromboxes.

    AskDee

    Have you called Tech Support? Their number is 1-800-283-5974. They will know the answer to this question. Dee, Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community

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